NY Regents - Prehistory: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these was one of the first walled cities?

Question 2 2. Which region's people are famous for their unique portrayal of the Mother Goddess figure?

Question 3 3. The easiest way for a barbarian to gain the products of civilization was to:

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

Question 5 5. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

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Question 6 6. When did the Steppe Nomads of Eurasia have the patience to break horses for riding?

Question 7 7. Which of the following does Indo-European refers to?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. The term interglacial refers to

Question 10 10. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

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

Question 12 12. How did the creation of cities change the way in which people worked?

Question 13 13. How did the domestication of animals affect the lives of human beings?

Question 14 14. The most common form of hierarchy in human history is based upon the notion that:

Question 15 15. Scholars believe Jericho has been a site of human habitation for thousands of years because of its

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Question 16 16. Civilization displaced other systems because civilized people _____.

Question 17 17. The advantages of civilization do not work against horse people because _____.

Question 18 18. The current period of interglaciation began

Question 19 19. Where was Mesopotamia located?

Question 20 20. In what way was Moses' hierarchy not a true theocracy?

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Question 21 21. In the Sumerian myth of a Great Flood, why did Goddess Enlil plan to flood the earth?

Question 22 22. The first civilization without an aristocracy was:

Question 23 23. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began when?

Question 24 24. The practice of Mother Goddess worship remains a mystery to modern historians. Why do we know so little about these ancient religions?

Question 25 25. 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 26 26. 4000 BCE brought the invention of _____.

Question 27 27. Before humans discovered how to make bronze, they used which of the following for tools?

Question 28 28. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 29 29. The last of the horse peoples died out:

Question 30 30. Lake Agassiz and the Indo-European diaspora are thought to have both occurred around _____.

NY Regents - Prehistory: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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