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MTEL History: The Dispersal of Humans & Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were the Hittites able to develop a civilization in Asia Minor?

Question 2 2. The species of humans that exist today are referred to as:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is theorized to be one of the first paths of human migration out of Africa?

Question 4 4. What is defined as supposition used to account for a situation or justify a course of action?

Question 5 5. Jill has immigrated to Australia where she earns $100,000 each year. She has to pay $15,000 in taxes and she sends back at least $5,000 to her family each year. Which of the following is the remittance?

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Question 6 6. Why has the regional continuity model of human origin been criticized?

Question 7 7. How is urbanization different from labor migration?

Question 8 8. Which of these would a neo-Malthusian supporter agree with?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 10 10. Which cultural evolution approach asserts that culture evolved due to the necessity to produce in order to survive?

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Question 11 11. What branch of science studies fossils from ancient times, specifically prehistoric times?

Question 12 12. What is defined as the act of leaving one's place of residence or country to permanently live in another?

Question 13 13. What do we call shared cultural practices and perspectives that set a people group apart from others?

Question 14 14. A group of people with a shared heritage who have migrated from their ancestral homeland to other parts of the world is called a(n) _____.

Question 15 15. Jack is a U.S. citizen that wants to emigrate to Canada because he believes that the taxes there are lower. Why are taxes an example of a pull factor in this scenario?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about the partial replacement model or the replacement model is TRUE?

Question 17 17. Who asserted that all cultures move through three definite stages of progression: savagery, barbarism, and civilization?

Question 18 18. Which of these is FALSE of emigration?

Question 19 19. Which historical factor encouraged the process of urbanization during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements describes a migration pattern in the 20th-century United States?

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Question 21 21. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

Question 22 22. How are the replacement model and partial replacement model of human origin similar?

Question 23 23. In general, human movement from one place to another is known as _____.

Question 24 24. What factor do scientists rely on in order to classify an event as ''prehistoric''?

Question 25 25. Who is credited with first theorizing that humans advanced over a vast amount of time, moving along the evolutionary ladder from apes to Homo sapiens?

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Question 26 26. What was the significance of the Neolithic Revolution?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of a push factor?

Question 28 28. _____ is defined as the process in which a society moves from a mainly agricultural society into one centered on the manufacturing of goods and services.

Question 29 29. There are opposing viewpoints between the various models of human origin; which of the following statements about the regional continuity model of human origin is true:

Question 30 30. During the 1840s and 1850s many Irish people migrated to the United States, fleeing the potato blight that made farming impossible. Large numbers of these migrants settled in cities and towns. Their behavior can best be described as:

MTEL History: The Dispersal of Humans & Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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