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MTLE Social Studies: Early Civilizations in World History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What defines a hunter-gatherer society?

Question 2 2. What is one of the first example of Paleolithic artistic expression?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a reason humans chose to settle into a sedentary lifestyle in a particular area?

Question 4 4. What is a sedentary society?

Question 5 5. Why was the Indo-European diaspora important?

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Question 6 6. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began:

Question 7 7. What is defined as the process of using canals to bring water to land?

Question 8 8. Which of the following did the development of agriculture aid?

Question 9 9. Mesopotamia means:

Question 10 10. In what year did Alexander the Great conquer Persia?

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Question 11 11. How has the Neolithic Revolution supported larger populations worldwide?

Question 12 12. Which was the first empire in history?

Question 13 13. What was Zorkhaneh?

Question 14 14. Most of Egypt's pyramids were built during which kingdom?

Question 15 15. What defined the Neolithic era?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 17 17. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 18 18. What is knapping?

Question 19 19. Much more evidence remains of ancient Egyptian culture than ancient Mesopotamian culture because

Question 20 20. According to paleontologists and historians' best guess, what time frame likely saw the earliest human agricultural settlements?

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Question 21 21. How did agriculture change human society?

Question 22 22. Which of the following practices may even predate the rise of agriculture?

Question 23 23. Why do scholars now believe the great flood actually took place?

Question 24 24. When did the first city states emerge in Mesopotamia?

Question 25 25. Approximately how long ago did Homo sapiens appear?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following best typifies Paleolithic lifestyle?

Question 27 27. Benefits of settled agriculture include_____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about the early domestication of plants and animals is TRUE?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Neolithic society?

Question 30 30. How did fire influence early human culture?

MTLE Social Studies: Early Civilizations in World History Chapter Exam Instructions

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