Tenochtitlan: Definition & Facts


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Tenochtitlan is the capital city for which empire?

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1. Which capital city is built upon Tenochtitlan?

2. Tenochtitlan was built on islands and _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of Tenochtitlan. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the empire for which Tenochtitlan served as the capital city.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on the:

  • Capital city built on Tenochtitlan
  • Fall of Tenochtitlan
  • Geologic foundation of the city

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Tenochtitlan
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the city of Tenochtitlan
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sign that led to the city being built on an island

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Tenochtitlan. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify basic historical facts about the empire that built Tenochtitlan
  • Understand the layout of the city
  • Know the function of the city's religious center
  • Recognize the events that led to the downfall of Tenochtitlan