Mayan Quiz

1.

True or False The Mayans were a highly developed civilization and great engineers.

ATrue
BFalse
2.

What area in Central America did the Mayans flourish?

AMonterey Peninsula
BAndes Mountains
CMexico City
DYucatan Peninsula
3.

What was the largest city during the time of the Mayan Empire?

ACuzco
BMexico City
CTikal
DMonterrey
4.

True or False The majority of the Maya society was made up of royalty.

ATrue
BFalse
5.

Who was the Mayan-God of Corn?

AYum Kaaz
BYum Yum
CZeus
DPoseiden
6.

What crops did the Mayan farmers grow?

APotatoes and tomatoes
BRice and beans
CPeas and carrots
DCorn and squash
7.

What did the Mayans develop to calculate time?

AA watch
BA clock
CA calendar
DA calculator
8.

True or False The Mayan solar calendar told them when to hold religious ceremonies.

ATrue
BFalse
9.

What task were the Mayans able to perform without a telescope?

APlotted where to plant their crops
BPlotted the spot to build a house
CPlotted the positions of the sun, moon,and stars
DWhen it was time to pick a new king.
10.

Who was the Mayan Sun God?

AApollo
BKinich Ahau
CYum Kaaz
DMercury
11.

What number concept did the Mayans understand?

AOne
BFive
CTwenty
DZero
12.

True or False The Mayan number system was way ahead of the Europeans.

ATrue
BFalse
13.

What is the basis of the Mayan writing system?

ACartoons
BHieroglyphs
CLetters from a printing press
DPaintings
14.

True or False The Mayans had a very crude writing system.

ATrue
BFalse
15.

Who helped build the Mayan pyramids?

AWork animals
BHercules
CHuman labor
DSpanish explorers