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Unformatted text preview: C21-quiz C21-quiz Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Teotihuacan was A. The greatest Toltec king B. The largest early Mesoamerican city C. The Aztec god of the dead D. The Inca goddess of fertility E. A Central American bird whose brightly colored plumage was traded by the Aztecs 2. Bernal D'az del Castillo was A. The conquistador who defeated the Inca B. The founder of the Jesuits C. A Spanish missionary who made his way to India D. The conquistador who defeated the Maya E. The Spanish solider who left detailed records of the Aztecs 3. The most important city of the Toltecs was A. Tula B. Teotihuacan C. Cuzco D. Tenochtitlan E. Cahokia 4. The Toltec state collapsed by around 1175 because A. They were conquered by a powerful Aztec army B. Of a combination of civil conflict and nomadic invasion C. Of the resurgence of Maya power D. Of the spread of smallpox E. Of an invasion by the Inca 5. Mexica A. Was the region that originally gave rise to the first Aztecs B. Was the name of the lake where the Aztecs established their capital C. Were the people who were later called Aztecs D. Was the principal god of the early Aztecs E. Was the leading pre-Inca society in South America 6. The chinampa system refers to A. The process by which the Aztecs determined the victims for ritualistic sacrifice B. The Aztec practice of dredging fertile muck from the lake's bottom C. The core of the Inca imperial administrative structure D. The Inca system for memorizing facts without the use of a written language E. The mixed agricultural and hunting system practiced by the Iroquois 7. In the Aztec social hierarchy most of the honors and rewards went to the A. Priests B. Women C. Farmers D. Military elite E. Bureaucrats 8. Rulers among the Mexica were chosen by A. Trials of combat B. Matrilineal descent C. A council made up of the most successful warriors D. Land ownership E. Patriarchal descent 9. Women in Aztec society A. Played a much more important role than in Inca society B. Played almost no public role C. Determined the identity of the emperor D. Played a dominant role E. Were significant because of the nature of matrilineal society 10. The primary role of women in Mexica society A. Was to serve as attendants in temples dedicated to the warrior cult B. Was to serve as priestesses in the mysterious Chavin cult C. Was to serve as unofficial political and social leaders while the men served as warriors D. Was to bear children E. Increased when the men were away at war, much as with ancient Sparta 11. A Mexica woman who died in childbirth A. Suffered the greatest shame for her inability to serve the state B. Was denied the right to pass on to the afterworld C. Won the same fame as warriors who died valiantly in battle D. Was seen as a sign of the gods' displeasure with the tribe E. Was considered to be a sacrifice to the rain godE....
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor Benjamin during the Spring '11 term at Ohlone.

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