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People and Empires in the Americas (Print Quiz)

1.

The basis of social organization among early North American peoples was

 

(A)

religion

 

(B)

language

 

(C)

nature

 

(D)

family

  

2.

The sophisticated numerical system developed by the Maya was mainly used for

 

(A)

astronomy

 

(B)

trade

 

(C)

architecture

 

(D)

record-keeping

  

3.

One aspect of Aztec society that was greatly influenced by religion was

 

(A)

trade

 

(B)

warfare

 

(C)

social class

 

(D)

agriculture

  

4.

A cultural feature common to the Mayan, Aztec, and Inca Empires was

 

(A)

a calendar

 

(B)

human sacrifice

 

(C)

written language

 

(D)

centralized trade

  

5.

In contrast to the Aztecs, the Inca built their empire through

 

(A)

brutal conquest and tribute

 

(B)

diplomacy

 

(C)

the expansion of trade

 

(D)

peaceful means

  
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