Life in the Maya Civilization

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Where was the center of the Maya Empire located?

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1. What is a city-state?

2. How many cultures in the Americas had a true writing system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will determine your knowledge of the life and customs of the Maya civilization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Center of the Maya Empire
  • Definition of a city-state
  • Stepped pyramid's architecture
  • Explanation of the Round Count

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Maya civilization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about their writing system
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as city-state and Round Count

Additional Learning

To discover more about Maya civilization and Central America, take a look at the lesson titled Life in the Maya Civilization. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the central Maya city
  • Explains what a city-state is
  • Covers the Rabinal Achí
  • Explores the Long Count Calendar
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