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The Domestication of Plants & Animals Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of domestication and sedentary living?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is accurate?

Question 3 3. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements BEST captures a view held by modern geographers about domestication?

Question 5 5. After a glacier recedes, the moss and lichens that grow on the newly exposed rock surfaces are called what?

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Question 6 6. The chaparral biome is characterized by what?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about the early domestication of plants and animals is TRUE?

Question 8 8. Plants grown for consumption are referred to as _____, while plants used indoors for decorative purposes are _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following events is likely to precede primary succession?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a reason humans chose to settle into a sedentary lifestyle in a particular area?

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Question 11 11. A chaparral plant that is usually only seen in the first couple of years after a fire is also called what?

Question 12 12. How does livestock differ from other domesticated animals?

Question 13 13. What is the primary reason that locations at the same latitude had a tendency to spread domestication more quickly?

Question 14 14. When did plant and animal domestication begin?

Question 15 15. Why did some areas of the world domesticate animals early and others did not?

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Question 16 16. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

Question 17 17.

Read the following description to answer the question.

An increase in food production enabled the division of labor.

The division of labor allowed for the development of new technologies.

The development of new technologies allowed for a greater increase in food production.

This led to further division of labor, which led to further technologies, which led to further increases in population.

This is referred to as _____.

Question 18 18. What is a climax community?

Question 19 19. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 20 20. Which statement BEST describes how humans transitioned to more sedentary ways of life?

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Question 21 21. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began when?

Question 22 22. How did large-scale food production affect differences of wealth?

Question 23 23. Why is plant and animal domestication viewed as so important to geography?

Question 24 24. Which of the following characteristics is NOT ideal for animal domestication?

Question 25 25. Which of the following are qualities associated with an animal that is a good candidate for domestication?

The Domestication of Plants & Animals Chapter Exam Instructions

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