Mayans For Kids "Places" Quiz

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Civilization Quizzes & Trivia

The Maya civilization was one of the most ruling aboriginal societies of Mesoamerica which encompasses southeastern Mexico all of Guatemala and Belize. Mayans are prominent for its art, architecture, mathematics calendar and astronomical systems. This quiz has been made to test your general knowledge about Mayan Culture and civilization. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the hieroglyphic staircase in Copan depict?
    • A. 

      The battle with the Incas that caused their downfall

    • B. 

      The official history of the ancestors of King Smokeshell

    • C. 

      The daily life of Mayan citizens

    • D. 

      The history of Mayan ocean travel

    • E. 

      The process of raft building

  • 2. 
    Where is the first wildlife park ever established in Central America?
    • A. 

      Tikal

    • B. 

      Palenque

    • C. 

      Bonampak

    • D. 

      Belize

    • E. 

      Merida

  • 3. 
    What artefact has been stolen from the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City?
    • A. 

      An ancient cave man tool

    • B. 

      An ivory box of Spanish gold coins

    • C. 

      A brass monkey

    • D. 

      A jade mosaic death mask

    • E. 

      A bathtub from the first century AD

  • 4. 
    Where can you find mural paintings of women piercing their tongues?
    • A. 

      Tikal

    • B. 

      Palenque

    • C. 

      Bonampak

    • D. 

      Belize

    • E. 

      Merida

  • 5. 
    What is a cenote?
    • A. 

      A boat dock

    • B. 

      A square pyramid with steps

    • C. 

      A ritual headdress

    • D. 

      Clay Mayan coins used for commerce

    • E. 

      A deep sinkhole with water at the bottom

  • 6. 
    Where are the earliest Mayan settlements located, as shown by glyph translations and diggings?
    • A. 

      Tikal

    • B. 

      Palenque

    • C. 

      Bonampak

    • D. 

      Belize

    • E. 

      Merida

  • 7. 
    Where will you find a pyramid that legend says was built by an enchanted dwarf?
    • A. 

      Chichen itza

    • B. 

      Uxmal

    • C. 

      Tulum

    • D. 

      El Rey

    • E. 

      Honduras

  • 8. 
    Which is a walled city?
    • A. 

      Chichen itza

    • B. 

      Uxmal

    • C. 

      Tulum

    • D. 

      El Rey

    • E. 

      Honduras

  • 9. 
    Maya temples could be found on top of what kind of pyramids?
    • A. 

      Circular Pyramids

    • B. 

      Step Pyramids

    • C. 

      Human Pyramids

    • D. 

      Egyptian Pyramids

  • 10. 
    The ancient Maya empire stretched from what is now southern Mexico to which present-day country?
    • A. 

      Peru 

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Canada 

    • D. 

      Honduras