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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 main crop of the Inca people?
  1. Potato
  2. Rice
  3. Barly
  4. Corn
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 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
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 Canada
Which areas of North America did France claim because of explorer Jacques Cartier?
  1. Newfoundland/Saint Lawrence River
  2. Florida
  3. Eastern Canada
  4. Hudson Valley
Grade 5 Canada
Which river did Jacques Cartier sail up in Canada?
  1. Hudson River
  2. St. Marks River
  3. St. Lawrence River
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
Tenochtitlan was the capital of the Inca empire.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canada
Who founded Quebec City?
  1. Samuel de Champlain
  2. Francis Drake
  3. Christohper Columbus
  4. Jacques Cartier
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 Canada
Who colonized Quebec?
  1. French
  2. English
  3. Spanish
  4. Dutch
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
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
This civilization conquered other cultures and enslaved the survivors.
  1. Aztec
  2. Inca
  3. Maya
  4. Hopewell
Grade 5 Canada
Who was the first French explorer to reach North America?
  1. Jacques Cartier
  2. Giavanni da Verrazano
  3. Samuel de Champlain
  4. Louis Joliet
Grade 5 Canada
Alaska is part of Canada
  1. True
  2. False
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
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