General Aztecs Maya Tocuaro Kids Contact 23 Nov 2017/8 Flint
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AZTEQUIZ no. 1 (fairly easy)

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Question 01: Where is the famous headdress of the emperor Moctezuma II kept today?

Vienna

Paris

Rome


Question 02: Which famous English sculptor was strongly influenced by the ancient Mexican ‘chac mool’ reclining figures?

Antony Gormley

John Bacon

Henry Moore


Question 03: What was the name of the first Aztec emperor/king?

Moctezuma

Acamapichtli

Tizoc


Question 04: When were Aztec women considered to be warriors?

When they cleaned their home

When they traded at the market

When they gave birth


Question 05: In which year did the Spanish arrive in Mexico?

1521

1519

1492


Question 06: How many different types of school did the Aztecs have?

2

3

1


Question 07: Which colour was most precious to the Aztecs?

turquoise

yellow

red


Question 08: At what age were Aztecs allowed to get drunk?

45

52

70


Question 09: How did the Aztec emperor enjoy fresh fish from the coast every day?

his palace was on the coast

using teams of relay runners

conquered tribes delivered the meals on horse-back


Question 10: Which creature did the Aztecs believe guided you to the next world?

an eagle

a butterfly

a dog


Question 11: What did the ball represent in the ancient Mesoamerican ball game?

the sun in the sky

the players’ hearts

the fate of the world


Question 12: What was a rabbit associated with in Aztec beliefs?

long life

the moon

good luck at gambling


Question 13: If you had led a good productive life, what did the Aztecs compare you with?

a comfy reed mat

a ripe ear of corn

deer’s antlers


Question 14: What does the nickname ‘Montezuma’s watch’ refer to?

A sundial in the emperor’s palace

When Moctezuma acted as referee in the ballgame

The Aztec Sunstone


Question 15: What was Tezcatlipoca’s favourite disguise?

A jaguar

An eagle

A shield


Question 16: Which number daysign (out of 20) is Tec (tecpatl - blade)?

13

1

18


Question 17: What did the Aztecs believe they would receive in return for feeding bodies to the earth (god)?

An afterlife

Corn (maize)

A life free of pain and suffering


Question 18: How many rubber balls were sent each year in tribute to Tenochtitlan for the ritual ballgame?

16

1,600

16,000