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Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Besides the Conquistadors what killed many Inca because of European exploration?
  1. measels
  2. plague
  3. smallpox
  4. chickenpox
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the name of the first major Mesoamerican civilization?
  1. Maya
  2. Zapotec
  3. Olmec
  4. Aztec
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The oldest cities in the Americas were in which country?
  1. Peru
  2. Mexico
  3. Canada
  4. United States
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Which culture had the most complex writing system?
  1. Maya
  2. Aztec
  3. Olmec
  4. Zapotec
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Inca empire was organized into               sections.
  1. 6
  2. 4
  3. 8
  4. 2
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the capital city of the Inca empire?
  1. Manco Capac
  2. Machu Picchu
  3. Cuzco
  4. Cajamarca
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Civilization in South America began in what part of Peru?
  1. The Pacific Coast
  2. The Andes Mountains
  3. The shores of Lake Titicaca
  4. The Amazonian Rainforest
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was usually at the top of a Mesoamerican pyramid?
  1. an observatory
  2. a temple
  3. nothing
  4. a throne
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Aztec Empire was formed by an alliance between the cities of Tenochtitlan, Tlacopan, and what other city?
  1. Tikal
  2. Texcoco
  3. San Lorenzo
  4. Teotihuacan
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
How many phases were there in Mayan civilization?
  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 6
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the main crop of the Inca people?
  1. Potato
  2. Rice
  3. Barly
  4. Corn
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Pre-Columbian cities in the Americas never got as large as the contemporary cities in Europe.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What thing brought by the Spanish conquistadors killed thousands of Aztecs and Inca people?
  1. Lions
  2. Cannon balls
  3. Sling shots
  4. Diseases
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Before the discovery of the Norte Chico culture, which culture was thought to have been the first civilization in South America?
  1. Inca
  2. Moche
  3. Chavin
  4. Tiwanaku
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
In the Mesoamerican ballgame, players had to bounce the ball off of what body part?
  1. hands
  2. head
  3. feet
  4. hips
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the name of the Inca capital?
  1. Cusco
  2. Sipan
  3. Pikillaqta
  4. Chavin de Huantar
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Inca borrowed their god Viracocha from which site?
  1. Caral
  2. Wari
  3. Chan Chan
  4. Tiwanaku
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The presence of pyramids,                , and the Staff God at Norte Chico sites suggests a link to later Andean civilizations.
  1. quipus
  2. writing
  3. potatoes
  4. molded pottery
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was the name of the Zapotec capital city?
  1. Tenochtitlan
  2. Cholula
  3. Monte Alban
  4. Tres Zapotes
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What is the name of the Mayan version of the Rain God?
  1. Chaac
  2. Tlaloc
  3. Kulkulkan
  4. Quetzalcoatl
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