The Incan Empire: History & Fall


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Which Spanish conquistador was responsible for the conquest of the Incan Empire?

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1. What were the Incan knotted strings hanging from horizontal cords used to represent numbers for bookkeeping and census purposes?

2. The Spanish conquest of the Aztecs by Hernando Cortés was aided by many factors including firearms, horses, and the spread of disease previously unknown to the native peoples. What factor most contributed to the fall of the Incan empire after the Spanish invasion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Incan Empire and those who shaped it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The Romance languages
  • Spanish conquistador who took over the Inca Empire
  • Large animals used by the Incas

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Incan Empire
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Incan terminology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the conquistadors and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Incas, review the accompanying lesson titled The Incan Empire: History & Fall. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the all-weather transportation systems
  • Defines polytheistic
  • Explains the Romance languages
  • Covers the Spanish conquest of the empire