The Bronze Age Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were coins and tokens needed during the Bronze Age instead of relying solely on the barter system?

Question 2 2. What feature of ring coins fuels debate among archaeologists and scholars whether ring coins were actually currency during the Bronze Age?

Question 3 3. The Mycenaean culture built large stone tombs, but this was only possible for what reason?

Question 4 4. British houses of the Bronze Age were different from those of Northern and Central Europe primarily due to what factor?

Question 5 5. What were plow blades made of before the introduction of bronze tools?

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Question 6 6. How did the wheel, and the stronger bronze wheel with spokes, improve crop yields for Bronze Age farmers?

Question 7 7. What ancient sword style first appeared in Sumerian artwork?

Question 8 8. How did Bronze Age weapon makers solve the problem of bronze axes breaking off from their handles?

Question 9 9. As a rough estimate, when did the Bronze Age begin?

Question 10 10. Trade in the Bronze Age was greatly assisted by the domestication of what?

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Question 11 11. How can we tell that boats and ships became very important to Scandinavian people in the Bronze Age?

Question 12 12. What shape did Mediterranean sails take in the Bronze Age?

Question 13 13. What were gorgets generally stylized to resemble?

Question 14 14. Of the metallurgical advancements of the Bronze Age, the one most relevant to the field of jewelry was what?

Question 15 15. Oetzi, the man frozen in the Alps for thousands of years had tattoos on several parts of his body. Which is NOT a place he had a tattoo?

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Question 16 16. Before the discovery of Oetzi, archaeologists believed tattoos first started with what cultural group?

Question 17 17. What kind of substance is bronze?

Question 18 18. What is the quantity of copper and tin found in bronze?

Question 19 19. What instrument defined the Bronze Age for East Asia?

Question 20 20. One of the most notable Bronze Age instruments of Western and Northern Europe was the lur. What was this?

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Question 21 21. What style of barrow was the first type, and most numerous type, used during the Bronze Age?

Question 22 22. What man-made geographic features often surrounded Bronze Age barrows?

Question 23 23. What two innovations in Bronze Age agriculture have nothing to do with metal and metal alloys?

Question 24 24. What are the percentages of copper and tin in bronze?

Question 25 25. Which of the following materials would be the clothing of the wealthiest people in China toward the END of the Bronze Age?

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Question 26 26. Which was NOT a new material used in clothing during the Bronze Age?

Question 27 27. What Bronze Age pottery style coincided with the spread of bronze technology in may parts of Europe and Britain?

Question 28 28. What is the official term archaeologists use to describe a piece of broken pottery?

Question 29 29. Which of these BEST illustrates the value of bronze vessels in ancient societies?

Question 30 30. What was the basis of most Bronze Age diets?

The Bronze Age Chapter Exam Instructions

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