Ancient Mayan Religion Quiz

Ancient Mayan Religion Quiz

Test your knowledge about the ancient Mayan religion with this quiz. Discover fascinating facts about their beliefs, gods, and rituals.

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Which deity was considered the supreme god in the Mayan religion?

Which deity was considered the supreme god in the Mayan religion?
Chac
Huracan
Itzamna
Kukulkan
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What was the Mayan sacred book called?

What was the Mayan sacred book called?
Popol Vuh
Kaqchikel
Chilam Balam
Codex Perez
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Which animal was considered a symbol of rebirth in Mayan mythology?

Which animal was considered a symbol of rebirth in Mayan mythology?
Snake
Jaguar
Eagle
Spider
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What was the purpose of Mayan human sacrifices?

What was the purpose of Mayan human sacrifices?
To please the gods and ensure fertile crops
To entertain the ruling elite
To maintain the balance between the physical and supernatural worlds
To punish criminals and heretics
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Which celestial body did the Mayans extensively study and base their calendars upon?

Which celestial body did the Mayans extensively study and base their calendars upon?
Sun
Moon
Venus
Mars
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Who was the Mayan goddess of fertility and childbirth?

Who was the Mayan goddess of fertility and childbirth?
Ixtab
Ixchel
Ixcacao
Ixpiyacoc
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What architectural structure did the Mayans build for ceremonial purposes?

What architectural structure did the Mayans build for ceremonial purposes?
Obelisk
Pyramid
Temple
Tower
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Which body part did the Mayans believe represented the seat of the soul?

Which body part did the Mayans believe represented the seat of the soul?
Heart
Brain
Stomach
Liver
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Who was the Mayan god of maize (corn) and agriculture?

Who was the Mayan god of maize (corn) and agriculture?
Yum Kaax
Ixchel
Ek Chuah
Ah Puch
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What ceremonial sport did the Mayans play that involved a rubber ball?

What ceremonial sport did the Mayans play that involved a rubber ball?
Pitz
Xaman Ek
Pok-A-Tok
Tlachtli
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Which city was the capital of the ancient Mayan civilization?

Which city was the capital of the ancient Mayan civilization?
Palenque
Uxmal
Tikal
Chichen Itza
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What was the Mayan underworld called?

What was the Mayan underworld called?
Xibalba
Xibalbanba
Xibalbo
Xibalbtun