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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 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
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
What was the main crop of the Inca people?
  1. Potato
  2. Rice
  3. Barly
  4. Corn
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was one of the earliest civilizations in North America?
  1. Mayans
  2. Americans
  3. Puebloans
  4. Olmec
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
What was Machu Picchu used for?
  1. A Market
  2. A Ceremonial Center or temple
  3. A Royal Retreat
  4. A base for defending the area
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Tenochtitlan was the capital of the Inca empire.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Archaeologists believe that the Maya began to develop a complex culture around
  1. 400 BC
  2. 500 BC
  3. 300 BC
  4. 600 BC
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Olmec Civilization...
  1. is known as the "mother civilization" of the Americas.
  2. developed calendars, a number system, and a form of writing.
  3. began about 3,500 years ago in southeastern Mexico.
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
This civilization conquered other cultures and enslaved the survivors.
  1. Aztec
  2. Inca
  3. Maya
  4. Hopewell
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Shiploads of                     and                     were sent back to Spain after the defeat of the Aztecs, which encouraged further explorations of the New World.
  1. slaves and women
  2. clothing and horses
  3. food and grain
  4. gold and silver
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Which civilization had written language and even created paper to write on?
  1. Inuit
  2. Aztec
  3. Maya
  4. Anasazi
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The first civilization in North and Central America was the                 civilization.
  1. Aztec
  2. Mayan
  3. Babylonian
  4. Olmec
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Besides Conquistadors who sought treasure and dominion over lands, Spaniards arriving in the New World also included                   who were unselfish Christians who sacrificed personal comforts (in some cases, their lives) to exemplify the compassion and servitude of Jesus Christ.
  1. explorers
  2. slaves
  3. missionary friars
  4. pilgrims
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
One reason that the Mayan civilization MAY HAVE ended is because of:
  1. War
  2. Starvation
  3. Mammoths
  4. Disease
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Tenochtitlan was the capital city for this group.
  1. Inca
  2. Aztec
  3. Maya
  4. Anasazi
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Which of the following did not happen to Toussaint L'Overture?
  1. He sent a constitution to Napoleon for approval for a new French Republic.
  2. He was attacked by Napoleon in order to restore slavery.
  3. During an armistice he was taken prisoner.
  4. He died after many long and productive years of service working for Napoleon.
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
The Conquistadors introduced                                    ,                                     , and                                      to the New World.
  1. the calendar, paper, and mathematics
  2. war, disease, and torture
  3. slavery, clothing, and farming
  4. firearms, metal weaponry, and horses
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