Glcs Mayan History

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Assignment over Mayan civilization


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Mayans modify the land for agriculture?
    • A. 

      The Mayans built terracing on the sides of mountains and grew new forms of corn or maize

    • B. 

      The Mayans built irrigation systems and cleared forest land

    • C. 

      The Mayans killed surrounding people for their land

    • D. 

      The Mayans burned down forests to clear the land and built terracing on the sides of mountains

  • 2. 
    Mayans cities functioned as
    • A. 

      Republics

    • B. 

      Empires

    • C. 

      City States

    • D. 

      Democratic Republics

  • 3. 
    Kings had a great influnce in Mayan civilization because
    • A. 

      They controlled the military

    • B. 

      They were thought to communicate with the gods

    • C. 

      They came from one ruling family

    • D. 

      They controlled all money and trade in the region

  • 4. 
    The Mayan religion was
    • A. 

      Monotheistic

    • B. 

      Polytheistic

  • 5. 
    Mayans were known for their achievements in all of the following except
    • A. 

      Calendars

    • B. 

      Astronomy

    • C. 

      Math

    • D. 

      Literature

  • 6. 
    The Mayan empire declined because of European invadors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is this an example of