Stone Age People Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes what scholars believe was the primary purpose of astronomy in the Paleolithic Age?

Question 2 2. The Stone Age structure of Newgrange is a

Question 3 3. Where does functional pottery seem to have been first invented?

Question 4 4. Where did pottery first appear in the Americas?

Question 5 5. Which of the follow best describes the difference between a passage tomb and a barrow in the Stone Age?

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Question 6 6. All of the following are true about the architecture of the Stone Age EXCEPT

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT true about Stone Age writing and communication?

Question 8 8. What did Stone Age people use to write with?

Question 9 9. Which of the following materials was NOT used for constructing typical Stone Age huts?

Question 10 10. What element was typically found in most homes during the Stone Age?

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Question 11 11. Many anthropologists think that music is directly connected to what other human trait?

Question 12 12. What sort of instrument do we find most frequently in the archeological record from the Paleolithic?

Question 13 13. What was the climate like in the Paleolithic?

Question 14 14. What was the size of the average Paleolithic society?

Question 15 15. What major change occurred that marked the transition from Paleolithic to Neolithic, and which likely impacted gender norms?

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Question 16 16. How did cave paintings in Spain and France help demonstrate that Paleolithic societies were more egalitarian than previously assumed?

Question 17 17. Why might fire have defined humanity's earliest social behaviors?

Question 18 18. How did Stone Age people use fire to help make their tools?

Question 19 19. What was the main function of a projectile point?

Question 20 20. What is a biface?

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Question 21 21. With the start of the Neolithic era, we see a sharp increase in what?

Question 22 22. What event marked the transition between the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods?

Question 23 23. During the _____ portion of the Stone Age, the Neanderthal was replaced by the Cro-Magnon.

Question 24 24. During which part of the Stone Age did humans learn to farm and domesticate animals?

Question 25 25. Most Stone Age people seem to have worn what piece of clothing, regardless of climate, to protect their groins?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is TRUE about typical Stone Age shoes?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT a way Stone Age people typically prepared fields for planting crops?

Question 28 28. All of the following are true about farming and farm equipment in the Stone Age EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. Which of the following best describes the relationship between the winter solstice and Newgrange?

Question 30 30. The development of _____ defined the difference between Paleolithic and Neolithic stone-age societies.

Stone Age People Chapter Exam Instructions

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