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Aztecs, Incas & Mayas (Grade 1)

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Aztecs, Incas & Mayas

1. 
What did the Incas do with their dead kings?
  1. Make them into mummies
  2. Have servants serve them each day
  3. Carry them in parades
  4. All of the above
 
2. 
The Inca city of Cuzco had the Golden Garden. In this garden there were life-size plants and animals made out of gold.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
Inca people ate potatoes and guinea pigs.
  1. True
  2. False
 
4. 
The Incas lived mainly in mountainous regions.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
How did the Incas make flat land for farming?
  1. Covered the ground in large rocks.
  2. Made large steps on the hillsides.
  3. Used a truck to flatten the soil.
 
6. 
Mark all of the ways that Inca people traveled.
  1. Walking on roads
  2. Driving by car
  3. Riding a llama or alpaca
  4. Taking a boat
  5. Rollerskating
7. 
What was the Aztec capital city, Tenochtitl√°n, built on?
  1. A mountain
  2. The ocean
  3. A rainforest
  4. An island in a lake
 
8. 
What kinds of animals did Aztec warriors dress up as?
  1. Jaguars & eagles
  2. Elephants & hippos
  3. Monkeys & parrots
9. 
If an Aztec woman wore her hair in "horns" what did that mean?



 
10. 
The Aztecs had sacrifices to make sure what thing would happen each day?



11. 
How did the Aztecs make new land for farming? Mark all correct answers.
  1. They used animals to pull dirt from the shoreline.
  2. They made a large compost pile.
  3. They piled up mud from the lake bottom.
  4. They added human manure to the soil to make it rich.
 
12. 
Mark all of the things that Aztec priests COULDN'T do.
  1. Cut their hair
  2. Cut their fingernails
  3. Take a bath
  4. Preform sacrifices
  5. Clean the black soot off their faces
13. 
How did the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan connect to the mainland?
  1. By boats
  2. By long causeways
  3. By airplanes
  4. By underground tunnels
 
14. 
What was the name of the Spanish conquistador who discovered and then fought against the Aztecs?
  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Hernando Cortes
  3. George Washington
15. 
List 5 foods Mayan people ate.



 
16. 
Mayan writing is called                                                     .
17. 
One of the Mayan calendars had the same number of days in a year as our modern calendar.
  1. True
  2. False
 
18. 
The Maya were the first to use which number?



19. 
The Maya wrote on thin strips of bark and made books called what?
  1. Encyclopedias
  2. Bibles
  3. Codices
  4. Dictionaries
 
20. 
What thing brought by the Spanish conquistadors killed thousands of Aztec and Inca people?
  1. Lions
  2. Cannon balls
  3. Sling shots
  4. Diseases
21. 
Many of the Spanish conquistadors searched for El Dorado, the "City of Gold" or "The Golden Man".
  1. True
  2. False
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