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MTEL History: Pre-Columbian North America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 2 2. A Hacienda is

Question 3 3. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 4 4. What led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

Question 5 5. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

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Question 6 6. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 7 7.

Which were the most common motivators for European exploration in the time of Columbus?

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 8 8. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 9 9. According to the Atlantic Theory, spear tips that were first found in _____ were offered as evidence for the Land Bridge theory because similar points have been discovered in the area around Beringia.

Question 10 10. The joining of the original thirteen American colonies was influenced by:

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Question 11 11. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 12 12. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 13 13. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 14 14. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 15 15. An Encomienda is

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

Question 17 17. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 18 18. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 19 19. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

Question 20 20. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

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Question 21 21. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

Question 22 22. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 23 23. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

Question 24 24. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

Question 25 25. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

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Question 26 26. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 28 28. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 29 29. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 30 30. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

MTEL History: Pre-Columbian North America Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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