Mayan Civilization: Economy, Politics, Culture & Religion


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Which of the following centuries falls right in the middle of the apex of Mayan civilization?

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1. Which of the following best describes the organization of Mayan political life?

2. Who was in charge of Mayan astronomical observations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics of Mayan civilization. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the important aspects of Mayan cultural beliefs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • How the Maya organized political life
  • Who oversaw Mayan astronomical observations
  • What mathematical concept the Maya mastered
  • The apex of Mayan civilization

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Maya
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Mayan city-states
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the accomplishments of the Maya and their cultural practices

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Mayan Civilization: Economy, Politics, Culture & Religion to find out more about this ground-breaking civilization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify basic details of the Mayan civilization, including geographic region and time period
  • Recognize the role and function of Mayan religious and cultural beliefs
  • Understand how the Maya structured their economy and politics