NMTA Social Science: The Origin & Dispersal of Humans & Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which theory asserts that cultural progression will be halted by famine and disease due to overpopulation?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is theorized to be one of the first paths of human migration out of Africa?

Question 3 3. Which cultural evolution approach asserts that culture evolved due to the necessity to produce in order to survive?

Question 4 4. Why has the regional continuity model of human origin been criticized?

Question 5 5. What is defined as supposition used to account for a situation or justify a course of action?

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Question 6 6. Identify the period where there was an unmatched levels of human migration.

Question 7 7. 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?

Question 8 8. What branch of science studies fossils from ancient times, specifically prehistoric times?

Question 9 9. Which river is associated with the Cradle of Civilization?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements describes a migration pattern in the 20th-century United States?

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Question 11 11. The term interglacial refers to

Question 12 12. Which of the following does Indo-European refers to?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an example of forced migration?

Question 14 14. Who is the author of historical materialism?

Question 15 15. Based on the projected time frame of migration, what early humans left the continent of Africa?

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Question 16 16. Which civilization built Macchu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America?

Question 17 17. The species of humans that exist today are referred to as:

Question 18 18. Which of these would a neo-Malthusian supporter agree with?

Question 19 19. What do we call the set of learned behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs that characterize a society or a people group?

Question 20 20. How did the domestication of animals affect the lives of human beings?

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Question 21 21. Why do scholars now believe the great flood actually took place?

Question 22 22. Why were the Hittites able to develop a civilization in Asia Minor?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about the replacement model of human origin is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the most modern species of humans?

Question 25 25. How does the Out of Africa model differ from the Replacement model of human origin?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements about the partial replacement model or the replacement model is TRUE?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements about the regional continuity model of human origin is TRUE?

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. 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?

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

NMTA Social Science: The Origin & Dispersal of Humans & Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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