Mayan Civilization History Quiz!

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How well do you know about Mayan civilization? Do you believe you can pass this quiz? Concerning this quiz, you should comprehend how the Mayans modified the land for agriculture, how Mayan cities functioned, why the kings had a great influence on Mayan civilization, what achievements the Mayans were known for, and why did the Mayan empire decline. This quiz will help you learn more about the Mayan civilization. All the best! Hope you get a 100% score. Share it with other history lovers.


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 influence on 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

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 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 invaders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is this an example of:
  • 8. 
    Which of the following Mayan social classes had the most people who did the hardest work?
    • A. 

      Farmers and Slaves

    • B. 

      Priests

    • C. 

      Nobles

    • D. 

      Merchants and Artisans

  • 9. 
    What was the noble class of Mayan society?
    • A. 

      Merchants and artisans

    • B. 

      Priests and warriors

    • C. 

      Priests and the King

    • D. 

      Farmers and slaves

  • 10. 
    Which animal was important in the Mayan religion?
    • A. 

      Jaguar

    • B. 

      Monkey

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Horse

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