The Aztec Empire Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What types of buildings were part of the compound of the Templo Mayor?

Question 2 2. Why was the particular location chosen for the Templo Mayor so important?

Question 3 3. What is this image showing?

Question 4 4. Tenochtitlan is now known as _____.

Question 5 5. Some accounts from Mexica history say that Chicomoztoc was found at which mountain?

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Question 6 6. In nearly all accounts, Chicomoztoc is which direction from the Valley of Mexico?

Question 7 7. Why are there so few pre-Columbian Aztec documents currently in existence?

Question 8 8. As shown in the Codex Magliabechiano, the Aztec calendar divides a year into 20 periods, each consisting of _____ days.

Question 9 9. In Aztec mythology, the Red Tezcatlipoca is also referred to as which other Aztec god?

Question 10 10. In Aztec mythology, how was the Fourth Sun destroyed?

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Question 11 11. What is one way an Aztec's soul could be chosen to live in Tlacocan, the paradise of the rain god, Tlaloc?

Question 12 12. What is significant about the statue of the Aztec god Tlaloc that now stands in front of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City?

Question 13 13. Who provided Sahagún with the information found in the Florentine Codex?

Question 14 14. What artistic elements from Europe did the Sahagún's students include in their illustrations for the Florentine Codex?

Question 15 15. Which European royal family eventually came into possession of the Florentine Codex?

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Question 16 16. Why did Bernardino de Sahagún's Historia general de las cosas de Nueva España come to be called the Florentine Codex?

Question 17 17. What souls are guarded by Coatlicue?

Question 18 18. What makes the statue of Coatlicue different from most of the other Aztec artwork in Tenochtitlan?

Question 19 19. In Aztec mythology, who is Xochiquetzal's twin brother?

Question 20 20. Aztec goddess Xochiquetzal is similar to which of these figures?

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Question 21 21. What role did Xolotl play in Aztec creation myths?

Question 22 22. What was Xolotl's main role in Aztec mythology?

Question 23 23. Why do some sculpted figures of Xipe Totec have extra hands and feet?

Question 24 24. How long does a priest impersonating Xipe Totec wear the freshly carved skin of a sacrificial victim to symbolically bring the start of spring?

Question 25 25. What did a traditional Aztec book look like?

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Question 26 26. Which part of Aztec history is most thoroughly chronicled in the Boturini Codex, also known as the Tira de la Peregrinación?

Question 27 27. Who was the principal rival of Tenochtitlán in the flower wars?

Question 28 28. What was the main purpose of a flowery war?

Question 29 29. Which structure is considered the most important of the Templo Mayor complex?

Question 30 30. Approximately when was the Codex Mendoza created?

The Aztec Empire Chapter Exam Instructions

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