The Incas: Definition, History, Religion & Facts


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What and where was the Incan Empire?

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1. What was a Sapa Inca?

2. What was the Incan language called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make sure that you can correctly answer questions about the language and origin of the Incas if you want to pass this short quiz. As soon as you finish, you'll receive your score.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about the following:

  • Location and era of the Incan Empire
  • Function of a Sapa Inca
  • Incan language
  • Purpose and meaning of quipus
  • Characteristics of a polytheistic religion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history and religion of the Incas
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the common language of the Incas
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as Sapa Inca and quipus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the timeline of the Incan Empire

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the accompanying lesson, The Incas: Definition, History, Religion & Facts, to continue your studies of this civilization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the history of the Incas
  • Recognize the characteristics of Incan religion and architecture
  • Understand the culture of the Incan Empire
  • Examine some achievements of the Incas