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Indigenous Peoples, Culture & History of Mexico Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Pirekua is unique to which group of people?

Question 2 2. Where is Michoacán located?

Question 3 3. What is unique about the Totonac language?

Question 4 4. In the Ritual Ceremony of the Voladores, also known as the Danza de los Voladores, what does the person in the middle do while the other's dive off the pole?

Question 5 5. Who were the científicos?

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Question 6 6. What was one of the last straws that compelled the Mexican people to rebel against Díaz?

Question 7 7. Among the numerous dialects of the Otomi language, what subject shares the most commonality of terms?

Question 8 8. What ancient city did archaeologists recently conclude was built by the ancient Otomi people?

Question 9 9. How did the Raramuri handle the threat of outsiders, both during the Spanish invasion and during a mining boom in their territory?

Question 10 10. The Raramuri hunt wild game, like deer, through a practice called persistence hunting. What is that?

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Question 11 11. Although the Purepecha were located in Central America in the country of Mexico their language of _____ shows their South American origins.

Question 12 12. This goddess of the moon and ocean was the daughter of Kurikaweri and his wife goddess of the Earth Kwerawáperi.

Question 13 13. Which indigenous ethnic group in Mexico is known for making intricately embroidered blouses called huipiles?

Question 14 14. Which indigenous ethnic group in Mexico includes the living descendants of the Aztec, as evident by their language?

Question 15 15. Other than the religious sacrifice of humans and the offering of a supplicant's blood to the Purepechan god of the sky and warfare named Kurikaweri, this offering to him in prayer would also suffice.

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Question 16 16. The tribe Purepecha or Tarascan translates to mean this which describes one of the aspects they were known for.

Question 17 17. What is the role of soda in Tzotzil religious practices?

Question 18 18. About how many people speak Tzotz today?

Question 19 19. The ancestor language to the Oto-Manguean languages today was spoken in Mexico approxiately how many years ago?

Question 20 20. Many Oto-Manguean languages use the _____, a sudden cessation of sound at the end of a syllable like you would hear between the syllables of ''uh-oh.''

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Question 21 21. While in Tenochtitlan, Nezahualcoyotl studied at the _____.

Question 22 22. Nezahualcoyotl was born in _____.

Question 23 23. Most of the Totonac religion involved human and blood sacrifices to who?

Question 24 24. The Totonac civilization were conquered by which group in 1480 CE?

Question 25 25. Why did the Aztecs mainly leave the Otomi people alone ?

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Question 26 26. What was the encomienda system?

Question 27 27. What are pirériechas?

Question 28 28. What ancient city do the Totonac people believe they helped build, even though archaeologists argue that it was the Otomí people who built it?

Question 29 29. What was Mexico like when Porfirio Díaz was growing up?

Question 30 30. What is the Otomi term for the paper figures they make to use in rituals or to give as offerings to the gods and spirits?

Indigenous Peoples, Culture & History of Mexico Chapter Exam Instructions

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