Inca Empire - Daily Life
1. What was an ayllu in the society of the Inca Empire?
a. The king or emperor of the Inca
b. A group of families that worked a portion of land together
c. An area of land worked by the peasants for the king
d. A long skirt worn by Inca women
e. A type of musical instrument played by the Inca
2. When was the only time that peasants did not have to work?
a. On the weekends
b. During their vacation days
c. They got every other day off from work
d. During religious festivals
e. They never got a day off of work
3. What job did most of the Inca peasant men have?
4. Who owned the land worked by the peasants?
b. The wife of the farmer
c. The local lord
d. The eldest male of the family
e. Inca government
5. True or False: The nobles had to pay taxes, but the peasants did not.
6. What kind of clothing did the Inca women wear?
a. Shirts and pants
b. Sleeveless shirts or tunics
c. Long dresses
d. Short dresses and leggings
e. None of the above
7. What were the homes of the Inca made with?
b. Wood logs
c. Wooden planks
d. Adobe bricks
e. Concrete and marble
8. True or False: Elderly people and people who couldn't work were usually left outside to starve.
9. Which of the following best describes how peasant children were treated?
a. They were watched over all day by nurses in a preschool
b. They were sent to school at an early age
c. They were left to take care of themselves
d. The mothers carried the children around during the day in a cradleboard
e. They were spoiled and hugged by their parents
10. True or False: The Inca government had inspectors that kept an eye on the people making sure they were working and keeping their houses clean.
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