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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Depiction of an anthropomorphic bird-snake deity, probably Quetzalcoatl at the Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli at Tula, Hidalgo
  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.
  View of the Columns of the Burned Palace at Tula Hidalgo, the second Ballcourt is in the background

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Stucco relief at Tula, Hidalgo depicting Coyotes, Jaguars and Eagles feasting on human hearts.
  Columns in the form of Toltec warriors in Tula.
  A map of the layout of the archaeological site of Tula, Hidalgo
  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.

Question 3: During the late 20th century the understanding of the Toltec tradition became further muddied as a result of the writings of ________, many of which became popular bestsellers between 1968 and 1998.
Florinda DonnerTaisha AbelarCarol TiggsCarlos Castaneda

Question 4: The word Toltec refers to populations and polities that inhabited pre-Columbian central ________.
PhilippinesUnited StatesMexicoNicaragua

Question 5: Claims of Toltec ancestry and a ruling dynasty founded by Quetzalcoatl have been made by such diverse civilizations as the ________, the Quiché and the Itza' Mayas.
Inca EmpirePre-Columbian eraMesoamerican chronologyAztec

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.
  Depiction of an anthropomorphic bird-snake deity, probably Quetzalcoatl at the Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli at Tula, Hidalgo
  Columns in the form of Toltec warriors in Tula.
  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  View of the Columns of the Burned Palace at Tula Hidalgo, the second Ballcourt is in the background
  Depiction of an anthropomorphic bird-snake deity, probably Quetzalcoatl at the Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli at Tula, Hidalgo
  Stucco relief at Tula, Hidalgo depicting Coyotes, Jaguars and Eagles feasting on human hearts.
  Depiction of an anthropomorphic bird-snake deity, probably Quetzalcoatl at the Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli at Tula, Hidalgo

Question 8: Other Mexican cities have been speculated to have been the historical Tollan "Place of Reeds", the city from which the name Tolteca "inhabitant of Tollan" is derived in the ________.
NahuatlNahua peoplesMayan languagesMesoamerican languages

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.
  Stucco relief at Tula, Hidalgo depicting Coyotes, Jaguars and Eagles feasting on human hearts.
  View of the Columns of the Burned Palace at Tula Hidalgo, the second Ballcourt is in the background
  Toltec pyramid at Tula, Hidalgo

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Carved relief of a Jaguar at Tula, Hidalgo
  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.
  An expressive orange-ware clay vessel in the Toltec style. For other Toltec artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History collection, click here.
  A map of the layout of the archaeological site of Tula, Hidalgo
















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