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  • Question 1
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    The Maya

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    had a system of writing like hieroglyphics that represented sounds and also had a system for numbers

    spoke Nahuatl

    spoke Quechua

    built chinampas on Lake Texcoco

  • Question 2
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    The Maya had a class system that divided people into different levels of society

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    True

    False

  • Question 3
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    Where did the Maya live?

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    Central Mexico

    Yucatan Peninsula

    South America mainly Peru

  • Question 4
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    The Maya civilization was a group of connected city-states.

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    True

    False

  • Question 5
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    Compared to the Aztec and the Inca, the Maya civilization rose and fell

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    first

    second

    third

    all of the above

  • Question 6
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    In the Maya culture, priests were

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    not that important

    the second to lowest class of society, above serfs

    equal to farmers because there were so many of them

    ranked just below the king and revered as equally as warriors

  • Question 7
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    The Maya priests were supposed to

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    decide when to plant crops

    decide when people could marry

    conducted important religious rituals and ceremonies

    all of the above

  • Question 8
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    Why would the Maya make sacrifices to their gods?

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    to please the gods and get a good harvest

    to use the temple

    to establish the power of their city-state

  • Question 9
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    What is a city-state?

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    an artificial field of mud and vegetation used to produce crops

    the building where a bureaucrat works

    the great pyramid that stood at the center of the city

    a city with its surrounding territory that forms an independent state

  • Question 10
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    Which shows the correct Maya class system?

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    King, priests & warriors, merchants & craftspeople, farmers & slaves

    Kings, priests, warriors, then farmers

    Kings, warriors, priests & merchants, farmers

    Kings, priests, farmers, slaves

  • Question 11
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    Who made up the majority of the population in the Maya society?

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    Priests

    Warriors

    Craftsmen

    Farmers

  • Question 12
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    To please the gods, the Maya offered

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    food & animals

    plants & precious objects

    human sacrifice

    all of the above

  • Question 13
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    For the Maya, what determined where they lived and how they dressed?

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    How close they lived to a temple

    Their place in the class system

    How good the harvest was

    All of the above

  • Question 14
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    Who was a very important god to the Maya religion?

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    the god of Maize

    the god of the temples

    the god of dirt

    the god of wind

  • Question 15
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    From the list, pick the two Maya cities.

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    Tenochtitlan

    Cuzco

    Copan

    Chichen Itza

  • Question 16
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    The ball game that the Maya played

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    was sacred

    was done by the pyramids

    could go on for days

    all of the above

  • Question 17
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    Which proves the Maya were successful mathematicians and astronomers?

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    They built a pyramid

    They played a complicated ball game

    They created a 365 day calendar

    all of the above

  • Question 18
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    The Maya used glyphs to

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    farm swamp land

    fight back against the conquistadors

    represent words, syllables, and sounds as part of a complex system of writing

    help build up hip muscle so they would be really good at the ball game

  • Question 19
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    Most Maya scribes recorded their people's history in a folded book made of tree bark called

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    a glyph

    a book

    a stelae

    a codex

  • Question 20
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    Astronomers used observations of the stars to determine

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    the best time for planting crops

    the best time for harvesting crops

    when to have religious celebrations

    all of the above

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