History Alive Chapter 2: Era Overview - Foundations of World History, Prehistory-300 C.E. Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Based on the projected time frame of migration, what early humans left the continent of Africa?

Question 2 2. Which river is associated with the Cradle of Civilization?

Question 3 3. Which of the following does Indo-European refers to?

Question 4 4. Horse archers' main antagonists were _____.

Question 5 5. How did emerging cities overcome the challenge of having to feed large populations?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following might have been a reason that the empires built roads?

Question 7 7. Before humans discovered how to make bronze, they used which of the following for tools?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is theorized to be one of the first paths of human migration out of Africa?

Question 9 9. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 10 10. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

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Question 11 11. Why do scholars now believe the great flood actually took place?

Question 12 12. How did the domestication of animals affect the lives of human beings?

Question 13 13. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

Question 14 14. Which of the following represents the main benefit of the horse?

Question 15 15. What branch of science studies fossils from ancient times, specifically prehistoric times?

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Question 16 16. Lake Agassiz and the Indo-European diaspora are thought to have both occurred around _____.

Question 17 17. The invention of chariots led to distinct advantages in warfare. Bronze armor worn by charioteers decreased the effectiveness of missiles fired from city wall. Chariots were also fast enough to catch people before they had time to adequately prepare for a siege. What would have happened to a city with independent walls when attacked by armies with chariots?

Question 18 18. Today we think of horses as an old-fashioned mode of transportation that was replaced by the automobile. In contrast, how would humans, who were first in contact with horses, have viewed them?

Question 19 19. Civilization displaced other systems because civilized people _____.

Question 20 20. The development of chariots required a certain amount of trial and error to create a useful tool of warfare. Horses had to be harnessed and trained to work with the driver to operate as a system. Which of the following were NOT necessary for the development of chariots?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Indo-European diaspora important?

Question 22 22. Which is older: walls or cities?

Question 23 23. For thousands of years, civilization's only hope of victory against horse peoples was _____.

Question 24 24. What was the significance of the Neolithic Revolution?

Question 25 25. Bronze offered which of the following advantages to early people?

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Question 26 26. Which of these were the first highways of empire?

Question 27 27. The last ice age ended

Question 28 28. Scholars believe Jericho has been a site of human habitation for thousands of years because of its

Question 29 29. The first proper city built was _____.

Question 30 30. Why might prehistoric humans have started to migrate away from the continent of Africa?

History Alive Chapter 2: Era Overview - Foundations of World History, Prehistory-300 C.E. Chapter Exam Instructions

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