Aztec ruler (15th century)

Aztec ruler (15th century)

The Aztec Empire was a despotic, militaristic state.

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Questions

  • In which present-day country was the Aztec Empire located?
  • Which present-day city stands where the former Aztec capital once stood?
  • What did the Aztecs use in their popular game?
  • What was the outcome of an ulama game for the captain of the losing team?
  • How was a ‘goal’ scored during an ulama game?
  • What was the name of\nthe Aztec capital?
  • What was the most important means of transportation in Tenochtitlan?
  • What did the Aztecs think of the Spanish conquistadors when they first saw them?
  • What was the greatest military disadvantage of the Aztecs against the conquistadors?
  • Which plant did the Aztecs\nnot grow?
  • When was golden age of the Aztec Empire?
  • Is it true that human sacrifice had a special role in the Aztec religion?
  • Is it true that the Aztec Empire was at peace with its neighbors until the conquistadors’ arrival:
  • Who were the conquistadors?
  • What was the main aim of\nthe conquistadors?
  • Who defeated the Aztec Empire?
  • Which Aztec ruler fought against the Spanish conquistadors?
  • What was the name of the main god in the Aztec religion?
  • On which continent was the Aztec Empire located?
  • Which country conquered the Aztec Empire?
  • When was the Aztec Empire conquered by the Europeans?
  • What title did Aztec rulers wear?
  • Who was the last significant Aztec ruler?
  • Is it true that one time the Aztec Empire stretched from one ocean to another?
  • Is it true that even the Aztec ruler thought Cortes was a demigod?
  • Which factor did not contribute to the success of the conquistadors?
  • Is it true that the conquistadors had destroyed the old capital and built a new city on its site?
  • Is it true that the last Aztec ruler was killed by his own people, as he was considered a traitor?
  • Is it true that the Aztec religion was monotheistic?
  • Aztecs worshiped a number of animals. Which was NOT one of them?
  • Which social class did NOT exist in Aztec society?
  • How many small states had been conquered by the Aztecs by the 15th-16th century?
  • What did the Aztecs call themselves?
  • Is it true that the Aztecs bathed twice a day on average?
  • Which statement is not true for the Aztec Empire?

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