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  • Question 1
    30 seconds

    Here are two facts about the Inca Empire:

    • It stretched about 2,500 miles.

    • It did not have a written language.

    These facts explain why the Incas

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    had legends about their origin

    conquered many other groups

    used runners to carry messages

    built their capital in the mountains

  • Question 2
    30 seconds

    A set of strings tied into knots, called a quipu, was an aid for

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    finding the best route

    remembering information

    catching fish in the river

    understanding the calendar

  • Question 3
    30 seconds

    Much of the land that was once the Inca Empire is in which countries today?

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    Peru and Ecuador

    Brazil and Paraguay

    Mexico and Guatemala

    Colombia and Venezuela

  • Question 4
    30 seconds

    How did the Incas develop the advances listed below?

    • well-planned cities

    • elaborate irrigation methods

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    learned them from the Spanish

    learned them from the nobles

    learned them from the Moches and Chimus

    created them as original inventions

  • Question 5
    30 seconds

    What did the Incas create to hold their empire together?

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    a network of roads

    a central market

    a school for sons of commoners

    a flock of trained pigeons

  • Question 6
    30 seconds

    What belongs in bottom row of this chart?

    Capac Incas - relatives to the Sapa Inca

    Hahua Incas - nobles by privilege

    Curacas -

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    winners of major battles

    favorites chosen by the royal wives

    local leaders of conquered people

    scholars who did well in school

  • Question 7
    30 seconds

    The most important Incan food crop was unknown to the Mayas or Aztecs. This Incan crop was

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  • Question 8
    30 seconds

    Two people who belonged to the same ayllu might often

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    obey different leaders

    live in different regions

    work at different tasks

    speak different languages.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds

    When a Chosen Woman was 8-10 years old, she would most likely be

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    studying in a convent

    married to a commoner

    living with her family

    .helping to govern a village

  • Question 10
    30 seconds

    After the Incas conquered a new area, why were local leaders and their sons brought to Cuzco?

    answer choices get sacred objects back

    to tell the emperor their concerns

    to be sacrificed to the sun god

    to learn Incan law and language

  • Question 11
    30 seconds

    What did the Sapa Inca typically do after a rebellion by a conquered tribe?

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    remove the local leader and possibly kill him

    return sacred objects

    take families as slaves

    set the area free

  • Question 12
    30 seconds

    The Inca Empire reached its peak in the same period as which group on the timeline below?

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    Classic Maya


    Aztec Empire

  • Question 13
    30 seconds

    Who got the remaining third of an ayllu’s crops?

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    conquered armies

    needy neighbors

    the Sapa Inca

    Local Leader

  • Question 14
    30 seconds

    How did the Incas manage to get such a large empire?

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    They bought the land around them

    They made a deal with tribes to either better their lives or go to battle

    Just stole the land from others

    They just showed up and started building

  • Question 15
    30 seconds

    How did the Incas manage such a remote empire?

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    They had a pony express

    They used pigeons to deliver things

    People could just do whatever in their own area of the empire

    They used the road system and messengers

  • Question 16
    30 seconds

    Around 1200 C.E., the Incas first settled their capital city, which they called

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  • Question 17
    30 seconds

    How did the government help those who were in need?

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    It kept distributing food to those who did not have enough.

    It required commoners to work as caretakers of the elderly.

    It set up hospitals to provide medical care for the sick

    It provided road-building jobs to the unemployed.

  • Question 18
    30 seconds

    Families in the Inca Empire belonged to larger clans called

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  • Question 19
    30 seconds

    The most important god to the Incas was

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    Viracocha, the creator of the world.

    Inti, the sun god and god of agriculture.

    Mama Cocha, the goddess of the sea.

    Illapu, the weather god and rain giver.

  • Question 20
    30 seconds

    What happened when a tribe became part of the Inca Empire?

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    The men of the tribe were only allowed to marry Inca women.

    The tribe had to abandon its own religion and only worship Incan gods.

    The tribe had to adopt the ways of the Incas

    The children of the tribe were taken away to be raised by Incans.

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