Maya Civilization Test

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Maya Civilization Test - Quiz

This test is a simple examination of your understanding of the culture, history, and development of the Maya nation. Who were the Maya? Where were they? If you find answers to these questions, you really know Maya civilization.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Hieroglyphic script of Maya civilisation is writing system for the following except 
    • A. 

      Architecture

    • B. 

      Calendar

    • C. 

      Mathematics

    • D. 

      Commerce

  • 2. 
    Maya civilisation occurred in the following places except 
    • A. 

      Guatemala

    • B. 

      Belize

    • C. 

      Western Honduras

    • D. 

      Southern Uruguay

  • 3. 
    Concerning the regions of Maya civilization, which of these is odd?
    • A. 

      Yucatàn Pernisula

    • B. 

      Arab Pernisula

    • C. 

      Sierra Madre Highlands

    • D. 

      Chiapas

  • 4. 
    Early development in agriculture of the Maya nation occurred in the 
    • A. 

      Classic Period

    • B. 

      Preclassic Period

    • C. 

      Archaic Period

    • D. 

      Contact Period

  • 5. 
    The time during which the Maya civilization occurred can be divided into how many principal periods?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 6. 
    The Maya diet includes the following except 
    • A. 

      Maize

    • B. 

      Beans

    • C. 

      Chili pepper

    • D. 

      Sorghum

  • 7. 
    Maya art involves the creative use of the following except 
    • A. 

      Ceramics

    • B. 

      Woods

    • C. 

      Jade

    • D. 

      Limestone

  • 8. 
    The Maya cities was home to beautiful architecture that includes the following except 
    • A. 

      Ballcourts

    • B. 

      Palaces

    • C. 

      Amphitheaters

    • D. 

      Pyramid temples

  • 9. 
    The Petén region of Maya civilization harbours  how many lakes?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      17

  • 10. 
    The early classic period of Maya civilization spans from AD 250 to
    • A. 

      AD 600

    • B. 

      AD 550

    • C. 

      AD 400

    • D. 

      AD 350

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