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The Bronze Age Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which was NOT a new material used in clothing during the Bronze Age?

Question 2 2. Clothing can tell us all of the following about a society EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. What style of barrow was the first type, and most numerous type, used during the Bronze Age?

Question 4 4. Which barrow style looks like the imprint of a donut or like the pan used to bake a donut?

Question 5 5. As a rough estimate, when did the Bronze Age begin?

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Question 6 6. The Tin Roads connected which people?

Question 7 7. Which kind of boat was first developed during the Bronze Age?

Question 8 8. What shape did Mediterranean sails take in the Bronze Age?

Question 9 9. What were plow blades made of before the introduction of bronze tools?

Question 10 10. What Bronze Age innovation greatly increased the amount of farming land along the Nile River in Egypt?

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Question 11 11. What feature of ring coins fuels debate among archaeologists and scholars whether ring coins were actually currency during the Bronze Age?

Question 12 12. Why were coins and tokens needed during the Bronze Age instead of relying solely on the barter system?

Question 13 13. The first truly urbanized culture of Bronze-Age Europe developed where?

Question 14 14. European houses of the Bronze Age were generally made of wattle and daub. What does this construction technique utilize?

Question 15 15. Why do archaeologists not find swords from the Stone Age except in one or two possible, yet debatable, examples?

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Question 16 16. What Bronze Age innovation changed warfare more than any other innovation?

Question 17 17. In European history, the torc was most prominently associated with whom?

Question 18 18. What were gorgets generally stylized to resemble?

Question 19 19. Why must ore be smelted?

Question 20 20. What kind of substance is bronze?

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Question 21 21. While official coins printed by governing bodies did not appear until the Iron Age, which of the following items served as one type of currency during the Bronze Age?

Question 22 22. How did Bronze Age people manage the growing population?

Question 23 23. What is the official term archaeologists use to describe a piece of broken pottery?

Question 24 24. Found in the tomb of First Dynasty Egyptian kings, where did archaeologists determine Abydos pottery came from?

Question 25 25. In what region was bronze first developed?

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Question 26 26. Who generally had access to bronze cookware in a Bronze Age society?

Question 27 27. What about bronze shows us that music and instruments were highly valued in many Bronze Age societies?

Question 28 28. In which of these Bronze Age cultures would you have been MOST likely to find a lyre?

Question 29 29. How do archaeologists know Ukok, the preserved woman in Siberia from 2,500 BCE, was tattooed as part of her elite status?

Question 30 30. Before the discovery of Oetzi, archaeologists believed tattoos first started with what cultural group?

The Bronze Age Chapter Exam Instructions

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