Inca Geography
Inca Religion
Incan Agriculture
Inca Weaving
Inca Buildings, Roads, and Bridges

100

What is the reason we know so little about the Incas
The Incas had no writing system

100

Who was the major Incan god?
Viracocha

100

What types of food did the Incas grow?
corn, potatoes

100

What 3 animals did the Incas get wool from?
llama, vicuna, alpaca

100

How far did the Inca roads stretch?
over 10,000 miles

200

In what countries was the Inca empire located?
Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina

200

What is divining?
studying objects for magical properties

200

What was the most important food of the Incas?Why?
Potatoes, because they can be grown in high altitudes.

200

What wool was used for weaving the finest cloth?
vicuna

200

Who could use the road?
the government

300

What mountains did the Incas live in?
The Andes mountains

300

What was the name of the Incan Sun God?
Inti

300

A lot of the land where the Incas lived was steep mountains, how did they grow food?
using terraces

300

What were 3 types of looms that the Incas used?
backstrap, horizontal, vertical

300

What were Inca bridges called?
chacas

400

How many months did the Inca calendar have?
12

400

How did terraces help the soil?
They helped stop mudslides

400

How did the Incas dye their wool?
plants, minerals

400

What are the 3 types of bridges the Incas used?
suspension, pontoon, pulley

500

What did the Incas do if they thought the gods were angry?
they sacrificed humans and animals to the gods.

500

What were men, women, and children's jobs in planting crops?
men broke up the soil, women planted the seeds, and children scared away animals.

500

Why are Incan buildings said to be the most amazing ever built?
the stones were fit together so perfectly that you can't even slide a piece of paper through.