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Question 1: In Mexico as well as Central America, natives had domesticated ________ which was used for meat and possibly even milk.
Wild boarCattleDeerEven-toed ungulate

Question 2: A 2007 paper published in PNAS put forward ________ and archaeological evidence that domesticated chickens had been introduced into South America via Polynesia by late pre-Columbian times.
RNADNAProteinGene

Question 3: [26][27] The micro-satellite diversity and distributions of the Y lineage specific to ________ indicates that certain Amerindian populations have been isolated since the initial colonization of the region..
Latin AmericaSouth AmericaNorth AmericaAmericas

Question 4: Potatoes were utilized by the Inca, and ________ was used by the Aztec.
Hot chocolateTheobroma cacaoCocoa beanChocolate

Question 5: Between 1800 and 1500 BCE, the Olmec consolidated power into chiefdoms which established their capital at a site today known as San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán, near the coast in southeast ________.
Alvarado, VeracruzVeracruzXalapaNautla, Veracruz

Question 6: The Larco Museum of ________, Peru has an extensive collection of these ceramics.
Mexico CityBuenos AiresCallaoLima

Question 7: [23] The pattern indicates Indigenous Amerindians experienced two very distinctive genetic episodes; first with the initial-peopling of the ________, and secondly with European colonization of the Americas.
North AmericaAmericasSouth AmericaAmericas (terminology)

Question 8: Exactly when the first group of people migrated into the ________ is the subject of much debate.
Americas (terminology)South AmericaAmericasNorth America

Question 9: By the 3rd century, the Chibchas had established their civilization in the northern ________.
Physical geographyAndesGran ChacoGeography

Question 10: The prospect of pre-Columbian contact across the South ________ between South America and Polynesia has received support from several lines of evidence, although solid confirmation remains elusive.
Pacific OceanArctic OceanIndian OceanAtlantic Ocean
















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