TCAP Test Review Benchmark Test 6 Native Americans, Etc. Questions 1-30 1 • Which of these years came before the year 25 BCE? – A. 5 CE – B. 10 BCE – C. 100 CE – D. 50 BCE 2 • The Inca and Aztec empires were conquered by the – A. English – B. Spanish – C. French – D. Italians 3 • The Incas farmed on steep slopes using – A. copper fences to keep llamas from eating the crops. – B. farming tools imported from Europe. – C. windmills to provide water for irrigation. – D. terraces to keep the soil in place. 4 • Crop failures or the overuse of natural resources may have caused the Mayas to – A. conqueror their enemies. – B. build a large empire. – C. defeat the Aztecs. – D. abandon their cities. 5 • Indians of the northwest coast in North America built wooden totem poles showing – A. enemies they had defeated. – B. the spirits they believed in. – C. real and imaginary animals. – D. their heroes 6 • Which native group practiced human sacrifice to please their gods? – A. Olmec – B. Maya – C. Aztec – D. Inca 7 • Which native group would have built villages like these? – A. Eastern Woodlands – B. Desert Southwest – C. Northwest Coast – D. The Plains 8 • Which native group of North America lived east of the Mississippi River and built wigwams? – A. Eastern Woodlands – B. The Plains – C. Desert Southwest – D. Northwest Coast 9 • This native group lived west of the Mississippi River, hunted buffalo and lived in teepees. – A. Eastern Woodlands – B. The Plains – C. Desert Southwest – D. Northwest Coast 10 • Which native group found in Middle America would have created this stone sculpture? – A. Aztecs – B. Mayas – C. Olmec – D. Inca 11 • Many native groups in the Americas wrote using – A. hieroglyphs – B. cuneiform – C. Latin alphabet – D. Old English 12 • Who lived in hundreds of different tribes and adapted to life in the environments in which they lived. – A. Native Americans – B. Vikings – C. Spanish – D. English 13 • This was the most well-known Aztec Ruler was – A. Motecuhzoma. – B. Cortes. – C. Pizarro. – D. Quetzalcoatl . 14 • This temple would most likely be found in an ____________ village. – A. Eastern Woodlands – B. Aztec – C. Inca – D. Desert Southwest 15 • The Aztecs lived in an area of Central America. Today it is known as – A. Peru – B. Mexico City – C. Argentina – D. Brazil 16 • Both the Inca and Aztec had an abundance of – A. corn – B. horses – C. gold – D. jewels 17 • Built around 1462, this Inca city includes 200 well-preserved buildings made from stone. Most experts believe it was used as a palace by Inca royalty when they were away from the capital. – A. Mohenjo-Daro – B. Machu Picchu – C. Byzantium – D. Troy 18 • Hernando Cortes was a Spanish – A. sailor who discovered a new route to India. – B. conquistador who defeated the Aztecs. – C. priest who brought Lutheranism to the Americas. – D. serf who escaped during the Crusades. 19 • The main purpose of a map key is to show – A. cardinal directions – B. meaning of symbols – C. distance between places – D. names of cities 20 • Why was exploring important to Portugal? – A. Portugal wanted many citizens from different areas. – B. Portugal wanted to become more involved in the slave trade. – C. Portugal wanted to become a military power. – D. Portugal wanted to break the trade monopoly held by the Muslims, and looked for new areas to trade with. 21 • Which of the following time dates means before common era? – A. BC – B. AD – C. CE – D. BCE 22 • Which of the following time dates means common era? – A. BCE – B. CE – C. AD – D. BC 23 • Which of the following time dates mean the same? – A. BC and AD – B. BC and CE – C. BC and BCE – D. AD and BCE 24 • The Cherokee, Seminole, and Chickasaws form what Native American nation? – A. Eastern Woodlands – B. Northwest Coast – C. The Plains – D. Inca 25 • The Apache, Pueblo, and Navajo tribes form what Native American nation? – A. The Plains – B. Desert Southwest – C. Eastern Woodlands – D. Aztecs 26 • From the Tudor family, which of the following was known as England’s best monarch? – A. King Edward – B. Queen Mary – C. King James – D. Queen Elizabeth I 27 • The Spanish Inquisition, or Reconquest was an attempt to – A. Remove Queen Mary as the monarch in England. – B. Execute those who professed to be Catholic Christians. – C. Rid the nation of Spain of anyone who was not Catholic. – D. A naval attack against England. 28 • Native nations in North America believed – A. spirits controlled nature. – B. human sacrifice brought rain. – C. in only one god. – D. Spanish Conquistadors were gods sent to Earth. 29 • The Cheyenne and Sioux Indians are part of which Native American nation? – A. The Plains – B. Eastern Woodlands – C. Northwest Coast – D. Desert Southwest 30 • Henry VIII led the English Reformation because – A. He agreed with the beliefs of Martin Luther. – B. The pope would not grant him a divorce. – C. He wanted to mix Catholic and Protestant beliefs. – D. His wife, Catherine of Aragon was a Protestant.