Statistics for America in the Middle Ages

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
The Toltecs were religious warriors who spread the cult of their God, Quetzalcoatl. What kind of creature was Quetzalcoatl?Feathered serpent
89%
What was the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a population estimated at 125,000 or more?Teotihuacan
88%
Which explorer is known for defeating the Aztec empire and taking Mexico in the name of Spain in 1521?Hernan Cortes
87%
The Toltec culture ruled a state centered in which present country?Mexico
86%
Whose emperor was Montezuma II, known for his dramatic confrontation with the Spanish army?Aztec
85%
What animal was a god of the Mayan underworld and a powerful symbol of ferocity, strength and valor?Jaguar
85%
Capital of which empire was Tenochtitlan before it was conquered by Spain?Aztec
84%
Which of these modern countries is not once home to Mayan civilization?Panama
83%
Which of these modern countries was not once part of the Incan empire?Mexico
81%
Who conquered the Incas in 1532?Francisco Pizarro
79%
Which explorer is thought to have been the first European to have set foot on continental North America?Leif Erikson
79%
When the Spanish military began taking over Maya land, what did they demand as tribute?Gold
78%
The calendar of which empire predicted the end of the world to be on December 21, 2012?Maya
78%
What did the Aztec believe was necessary to keep the sun rising and moving across the sky?Human sacrifice
76%
What were the name of multi-story villages built of adobe, stone and other local materials where people lived since 10th century?Pueblas
75%
Who settled the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico?Maya
71%
What was the other name for the Ancestral Puebloans, an ancient Native Americans?Anasazi
63%
What civilization built El Castillo pyramid that dominates the center of the Chichen Itza archaeological site?Maya
63%
What was the largest and possibly the oldest of the Maya cities?Tikal
58%
The Maya are famous for their rituals of human sacrifice. Which of these was the most valuable person to sacrifice?An enemy king
55%
The Aztec empire was an alliance among three major city-states. Which of these was not a major Aztec city?Xunantunich
53%
What was the famous capital of the Incan empire?Cusco
51%
Manco Capac is the mythical founder of what kingdom?Inca
48%
What ancient pre-Columbian Native American civilization flourished in settlements along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern Eastern Woodlands from 100 BC to 500 AD?Hopewell
43%
The Maya people are famous for their system of writing, at that time the only written language in the Americas. What do we call it?Hieroglyphics
41%
In which present US state Hohokam culture existed between 300 and 1500 AD?Arizona
39%
In which part of America were Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) and Wari (Huari) civilizations established in Middle Ages?South America
37%
What was the name of the creator god in Mayan religion?Itzamna
36%
What was the capital of the Toltec Empire?Tula
28%
The Inca worshipped many gods. Who was the creator god?Viracocha
26%

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