Statistics for Pre-Columbian History of the Americas

Click here to take the quiz!

General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 92 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What empire was also known as the Triple Alliance?Aztec Empire
99%
What civilization covered most of the Yucatan peninsula?Maya Civilization
99%
What Andean empire was called "Tawantinsuyu" by its inhabitants?Inca Empire
98%
What was the staple crop that empire?Corn
94%
What "lost city" of that empire has a name that means "old mountain" in that language?Machu Picchu
90%
What modern-day city was the capital of that empire?Cuzco
81%
What pre-historic region covers the southern half of Mexico and the
northern parts of Central America?
{Meso}america
78%
What viking landed ca 1000 AD in modern-day Canada and founded a settlement there?Leif Erikson
76%
What ancient civilization in Mexico was known for colossal head sculptures?Olmec
75%
What was the de facto capital of the above?Tenochtitlan
73%
What was the name of that settlement?Vinland
71%
What were the Shuar people of the Amazon rainforest known to shrink in size?Human heads
66%
What confederation consists of six Native American tribes,
including the Mohawk and Oneida?
Iroquois
66%
What was the main language of the above?Quechua
66%
What god of that region was disguised as a feathered green serpent?Quetzalcoatl
48%
What group of people were dominant in the Greater Antilles?Taíno
45%
What city in Guatemala was the arch rival of Calakmul?Tikal
43%
What pre-Columbian city in the Yucatan was built for its close proximity to Xtoloc cenote,
an underground source of fresh water?
Chichen Itza
40%
What is the city of Cholula known to be home to the world's largest of by volume?Pyramid
25%
What cliff dwelling in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park is the largest in North America?Cliff {Palace}
16%

Score Distribution

Percentile by Number Answered

Percent of People with Each Score

Your Score History

You have not taken this quiz