Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/15 On This If You're Of Mayan Descent


Do you have Mayan ancestry?

Answer these questions about Mayan culture, including questions about food, religion, architecture and sports!

 Aug 17, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Who overtook the last remaining Mayan civilizations?
The French
The British
The Spanish
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these were one of the countries the Mayans inhabited?
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Structures built by the Mayans include stone temples and _______.
Underground caverns
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Where were the Mayan civilizations located?
Southern Europe
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What is Mayan writing and symbols called?
Straight script
Angular Scripture
6 of 15Pick your answer!
A modified version of this Mayan game still exists today, what is it?
Ulama/Ball Game
Bocce Ball
Cricket Trigon
7 of 15Pick your answer!
What did Mayans do to purify the body?
They would fast
They took sweat baths
They consumed papayas
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Mayans named their children based on what?
The order they were born in
What their first cry sounded like
The day they were born
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Who were the Mayan temples resting places for?
Loved ones who passed away
The Gods
The King and Queen
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What was the Mayan civilization located in the middle of?
A desert
The mountains
A rainforest
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the famous complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula?
The Red Pyramid
Chichen Itza
Pyramid of the Sun
12 of 15Pick your answer!
What complex time keeping device did Mayan mathematicians and astronomers create?
The calendar
The sun dial
The watch
13 of 15Pick your answer!
How did Mayans believe they could communicate with the gods?
Human sacrifice
By building tall structures
Through praying
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What green gemstone did Mayans use in many of their arts and crafts?
15 of 15Pick your answer!
What food was a staple in Mayan cuisine?
Buffalo meat
Green beans
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