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Maya Civilization

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
Sophisticated architects, mathematicians, astronomers, the Mayans were creators of one of the most fascinating and mysterious civilizations ever known. The impressive remains of their culture evidence advanced knowledge, complex social order, and awe-inspiring religion.

Question 1:


Geographically, Mayan cities were mainly situated in which of these locations?
The West coast of North America
Southeast Asia
Central America
The central parts of South America

Question 2:


In Mesoamerican chronology, this period of time is dubbed "Classic Era," and marks the peak of the cities of the Maya southern lowlands.
50 AD - 600 AD
300 AD - 900 AD
800 BC -100 BC
500 BC - 200 AD

Question 3:


Classic Maya kings carried this title, meaning "supreme and sacred ruler."
K'ul ahu
Ahu hai
K’ul ahau
Ahau hai

Question 4:


Ixtab, wife of Chamer was the Maya goddess of this, regarded as an honor by the Mayan people.
Birth
Death
Suicide
Torture

Question 5:


Maya ritual ceremonies were particularly noted for which one of these reasons?
Cruel sacrifices
Colorful body painting
Impressive dance performances
Long duration

Question 6:


Which of these is the most recognizable feature of Maya architecture?
Round temples
Hemisphere monuments
Giant stepped pyramids
Round windows of ceremonial premises

Question 7:


The Mayan language is still alive and spoken by about 300,000 people.
False
True

Question 8:


Mayas used a special kind of shorthand for easier counting, which consisted of these three main symbols.
Ellipse, circle and triangle
Empty circle, filled circle and dot
Triangle, circle and square
Ellipse, dot and bar

Question 9:


Due to the lack of natural resources, the Mayans were not familiar with this material, which helped in the advancement of many other civilizations.
Iron
Clay
Copper
Wood

Question 10:


In the 4th century, the Mayas were among the first civilizations to use what in their counting system?
Fractions
Decimal point
Substraction
The number zero

 


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