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Conquest of Mexico quiz

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10 questions
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In this quiz you will see questions about the Spanish conquest of Mexico. I hope you like this quiz!
1

When did the conquest begin?

1519

November 8 1519

Easy  90% got this right

The conquest was supported by many indigenous people who shared a border with the Mexica empire.
2

How many expeditions did Spain make to Mexico?

3

1

2

5

Hard  25% got this right

On June 30, 1520, Hernan Cortes would lose a battle against the Mexica empire, calling it *Sad Night*
3

What was the first place that Hernan Cortés went?

San Miguel de Cozumel

Champoton

Tabasco

Veracruz

Hernan Cortés landed on February 10, 1519 in Cozumel Quintana Roo
4

In what month did the conquest end?

1521

August

August 13, 1521

On August 13, 1521, the conquest ended, with Spain taking the victory.
5

Where did Hernan Cortes land to go to Tenochtitlan?

Hard  33% got this right

On April 22, 1519, Hernán Cortés landed in Chalchiucueyetl-cuecan Veracruz.
6

Who was the first to arrive in Yucatán?

Don Francisco Hernández de Córdova

Francisco de Montejo

Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano

Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras

40% got this right

On March 22, 1517, Don Francisco Hernández de Córdova landed on the coast of Campeche
7

What was the cause of the conquest of Mexico?

The founding of new cities by the Spanish

To get more land

To get more resources

Enslave the Aztecs and Mayans

Hard  19% got this right

The cause was due to the founding of new cities by the Spanish. The decrease in the indigenous population.
8

What are the 4 stages of conquest?

Discovery, conquest, colonization and evangelization.

Colonization,enslavement, discovery, development

Conquest,discovery, colonization and enslavement

None of the above

71% got this right

The correct answer was: discovery, conquest, colonization and evangelization.
9

What was the name of Mexico before the arrival of the Spanish?

Anáhuac

Mexica

Mexiok

Tenochtitlan

Hard  17% got this right

The answer is “ānāhuac” (Anáhuac)
10

Who defeated Hernán Cortés?

The Mexicas

The Mayans

The Olmecs

The Zapotecs

Hard  15% got this right

The Mexicas defeated Hernán Cortés on the sad night