1. Where did the Aztecs live?
2. Approximately, how long ago did the Aztecs settle here?
(Tick one box)
A. 900 years ago B. 500 years ago C. 200 years ago
3. What sign were the Aztec people looking for before they
4. What was the name of their capital city?
5. How do we know so much about the Aztec civilisation?
6. What did the Aztecs make from the swampy, shallow lake?
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7. Write ‘true’ or ‘false’ next to the following statements.
Aztecs farmed their land for food and
Aztecs paid for food and goods with
Aztec women were expert weavers.
Aztecs had to pay taxes.
Aztecs put the corn that they farmed
into bins. /5
8. Name the two calendars that the Aztecs used.
9. What did the Aztecs call their books?
10. Who were the most feared of all Aztec warriors?
11. Describe their appearance.
12. What did the Aztecs do to keep their Gods happy?
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13. Draw 4 lines to match the following definitions;
Ruler of the Aztec
people in 1502. Huitzilopochtli
A 16th Century
Spanish explorer. Smallpox
A powerful weapon
that caused the
deaths of thousands
of Aztecs. /4
14. Draw 4 lines to match the events to the correct years below.
1519 Montezuma II dies.
Cortez arrives in the
1325 land of the Aztecs.
The Aztecs are
Aztecs first settled.