GACE Behavioral Science: Domestication of Plants & Animals Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began when?

Question 2 2. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of domestication and sedentary living?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements BEST captures a view held by modern geographers about domestication?

Question 5 5. Which of the following characteristics is NOT ideal for animal domestication?

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Question 6 6. Why is plant and animal domestication viewed as so important to geography?

Question 7 7. Why did some areas of the world domesticate animals early and others did not?

Question 8 8. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

Question 9 9. How did large-scale food production affect differences of wealth?

Question 10 10. What is the primary reason that locations at the same latitude had a tendency to spread domestication more quickly?

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Question 11 11.

Read the following description to answer the question.

An increase in food production enabled the division of labor.

The division of labor allowed for the development of new technologies.

The development of new technologies allowed for a greater increase in food production.

This led to further division of labor, which led to further technologies, which led to further increases in population.

This is referred to as _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is accurate?

Question 13 13. When did plant and animal domestication begin?

Question 14 14. Which of the following are qualities associated with an animal that is a good candidate for domestication?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about the early domestication of plants and animals is TRUE?

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Question 16 16. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

Question 17 17. Which statement BEST describes how humans transitioned to more sedentary ways of life?

Question 18 18. How does livestock differ from other domesticated animals?

Question 19 19. Plants grown for consumption are referred to as _____, while plants used indoors for decorative purposes are _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a reason humans chose to settle into a sedentary lifestyle in a particular area?

GACE Behavioral Science: Domestication of Plants & Animals Chapter Exam Instructions

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