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Mexica: Quiz


Question 1: Like many of the peoples around them, the Mexica spoke ________.
Mesoamerican languagesNahuatlNahua peoplesMayan languages

Question 2: The Mexica (Nahuatl: Mēxihcah, pronounced [meːˈʃiʔkaʔ]) or Mexicans (Spanish: Mexicanos) — called Aztecs in Western historiography — were an indigenous people of the Valley of Mexico, known today as the rulers of the ________.
AztecMesoamerican chronologyPre-Columbian eraInca Empire

Question 3: The name of the modern nation of ________ and its capital Mexico City are derived from the Nahuatl name Mēxihco.
United StatesNicaraguaPhilippinesMexico

Question 4: There is much disagreement over the ________ and meaning of the name Mexica (Nahuatl Mēxihcah, which is plural; the singular is Mēxihcatl), and the related place name Mexico (Mēxihco) where they lived.
EtymologyLinguisticsHistorical linguisticsMorphology (linguistics)

Question 5: The Mexica were a ________ who founded their two cities Tenochtitlan and Tlatelolco on raised islets in Lake Texcoco around AD 1200.
Mexico CityNahua peoplesMexicoNahuatl

Question 6: The form of Nahuatl used in the 16th century, when it began to be written in the alphabet brought by the Spanish, is known as ________.
Nahuatl orthographyClassical NahuatlEnglish languageSpanish language


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