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Prehistory & the Development of Humankind Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is older: walls or cities?

Question 2 2. Which period came before the Mesolithic?

Question 3 3. Nomadic means _____

Question 4 4. The practice of Mother Goddess worship remains a mystery to modern historians. Why do we know so little about these ancient religions?

Question 5 5. Which of these were the first highways of empire?

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Question 6 6. How did the domestication of animals affect the lives of human beings?

Question 7 7. The Paleolithic Age is also known as the

Question 8 8. Which of the following represents the main benefit of the horse?

Question 9 9. What are defined as the earliest known tools which were made of very small stones?

Question 10 10. What is the basic goal in the creation of a hierarchy?

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Question 11 11. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

Question 12 12. Why do pastoralists tend to be found in dry or frozen climates?

Question 13 13. Which of these is NOT true of Mesolithic man?

Question 14 14. The current period of interglaciation began

Question 15 15. The advantages of civilization do not work against horse people because _____.

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Question 16 16. 4000 BCE brought the invention of _____.

Question 17 17. Pastoralism is the reliance on _____.

Question 18 18. Based on the projected time frame of migration, what early humans left the continent of Africa?

Question 19 19. In the Sumerian myth of a Great Flood, why did Goddess Enlil plan to flood the earth?

Question 20 20. Which stone industry consisted of very rudimentary tools such as stones used to pound, scrape, or chop things?

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Question 21 21. What are defined as small flint blades of many differing shapes, usually used as weapons?

Question 22 22. Which tool created by Neolithic people was the earliest form of the plow?

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

Question 24 24. Which of these is the youngest of all the stone industries?

Question 25 25. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

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Question 26 26. Horse archers' main antagonists were _____.

Question 27 27. Which region's people are famous for their unique portrayal of the Mother Goddess figure?

Question 28 28. The easiest way for a barbarian to gain the products of civilization was to:

Question 29 29. What material was most often used to create early Neolithic pottery and bricks?

Question 30 30. When did the Steppe Nomads of Eurasia have the patience to break horses for riding?

Prehistory & the Development of Humankind Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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