10 most difficult Indians riddlesSouth America quiz
Which was the last of the contiguous states to become a U.S. state?
Arizona is the place of the Apache resistance. It became a U.S. state on February 14, 1912, marking the end of the territorial colonization of Continental North America.
What is the largest tribal grouping of Native Americans in the United States?
According to the 2000 census, 281,069 U.S. citizens self-identify as Cherokee. These numbers are closely followed by Navajo (269,202). Other tribal groups are considerably smaller, only Sioux (108,272) and Chippewa (105,907) exceed 100,000.
Which tribe was Tecumseh the chief of?
Tecumseh was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early years of the nineteenth century. He was among the most celebrated Indian leaders in history and was known as a strong and eloquent orator who promoted tribal unity.
Who was the last ruler of the Inca Empire?
Manco Inca Yupanqui
Túpac Amaru was the last indigenous monarch of the Neo-Inca State, remnants of the Inca Empire in Vilcabamba, Peru. He led the last brief rebellion against the Spanish, which resulted with his capture and execution in 1572. His last words were: "Pacha Kamaq (Quechua, Creator of the World), witness how my enemies shed my blood."
Who spoke Nahuatl?
Many words from Nahuatl (like tomato, chocolate, chilli, avocado and coyote) have been borrowed into Spanish, and since diffused into hundreds of other languages. Nahuatl is still spoken in Mexico. You can browse Wikipedia in Nahuatl at http://nah.wikipedia.org/.
Europeans brought many diseases to the Americas. Which disease did they carry back?
Syphilis was present in the Americas before European contact. It was carried from the Americas to Europe by the returning crewmen from Christopher Columbus's voyage. The first outbreak of syphilis in Europe occurred in 1494 in Naples, Italy, during a French invasion.
The word "Cannibals" was originally used as a name of certain people. How are they called today?
Dayaks of Borneo
Many historians believe that cannibalism was rare or even nonexistent among Carib people. In 1503 Queen Isabella ruled that only people who were better off under slavery (especially cannibals) could legally be taken as slaves. This provided Spaniards an incentive for identifying various groups as cannibals to enslave them.
Which of the following is the symbol seen on the Argentinian flag?
Inti, the Inca God
El Dorado, the City of Gold
none are correct
The Mayan Sun that can be seen on the flag of Argentina and Uruguay is, in fact, the image of Inti - the Inca God. It is also the symbol of the May Revolution which led to Argentina becoming a sovereign country.
How many official languages are there in Bolivia?
The population of Bolivia is only 10 million and 88% of Bolivians speak Spanish. Nevertheless, the country has 37 official languages, including many indigenous ones, such as Quechua, Aymara, Guarani and 34 others. These include Bauré, a nearly extinct Arawakan language spoken by only 13 of 200 ethnic tribal Baure people.
Which language do words puma, condor and coca come from?
Quechua had already expanded across wide ranges of the central Andes even long before the Incas. Today, the language and its vocabulary are still popular in the Andes. In rural Bolivia, many Quechua words are as commonly used as their Spanish counterparts, even in entirely Spanish-speaking areas.