Quiz  /  Science
  • 1. 
    What important technology did the Inca not develop?

  • Wheel for transport
  • Writing
  • Iron
  • All of the above
  • 2. 
    Which of the following was not a reason the Inca built an advanced network of roads?

  • For the transport of goods
  • For commoners to travel
  • For moving army troops
  • For communication
  • 3. 
    What was a 'chaski' in the Inca Empire?

  • A priest who worked in the temple
  • A runner who carried messages
  • A scientist who studied the stars
  • An inspector who made sure people paid their taxes
  • 4. 
    What material did the Inca use in making most of their roads?

  • Gravel
  • Dirt
  • Wood planks
  • Stone
  • 5. 
    What was a quipu?

  • A tool used to cut stone for buildings
  • A way of communicating using a series of strings tied with knots
  • A tiny doll used in religious ceremonies
  • A fast young man who ran the roads carrying messages
  • 6. 
    True or False: The Inca used the Sun and the stars to calculate the days of their calendar.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    What did the Inca build in order to carry fresh water into the city?

  • Quipus
  • Underground plumbing
  • Water trucks
  • Aqueducts
  • 8. 
    Around how many miles could a message travel in a day using the Inca communications system?

  • 50 miles
  • 250 miles
  • 10 miles
  • 30 miles
  • 9. 
    Which of the following did the Inca use to help them with their crops?

  • Irrigation techniques
  • Iron tools
  • Beasts of burden
  • All of the above
  • 10. 
    True or False: The Inca had a loose form of government where taxes were voluntary and people could travel freely.

  • TRUE
Report Question