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The Neolithic Age Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Neolithic people were also able to develop _____, which had major impacts on their culinary cultures.

Question 2 2. Which of these was NOT one of the earliest centers of agriculture in the Neolithic Age?

Question 3 3. Why was food in the Neolithic so different than many plants consumed in the Paleolithic (Old Stone Age)?

Question 4 4. The Mother Goddess was the goddess of _____.

Question 5 5. _____ was prevalent among Neolithic cultures.

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Question 6 6. Which of these occurred in the Neolithic Age?

Question 7 7. The _____ in Greece saw the rise of monochromatic pottery painted in dark colors and burnished with bone.

Question 8 8. In the Final Neolithic Period of Greece, pottery with rough surfaces was characteristic due to which issue.

Question 9 9. The development of _____ began during the Neolithic Age, and its development improved as humans began to farm.

Question 10 10. When did the Neolithic Age take place?

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Question 11 11. In what area of the world did agriculture spread more easily as it developed and grew during the Neolithic Age?

Question 12 12. What is NOT a characteristic of the Neolithic Age?

Question 13 13. The Neolithic stone tools and weapons used during the period were essential for the innovation. Why were they replaced by bronze and copper?

Question 14 14. Tools and weapons during the Neolithic Age could be created by using this technique, which occurred when stone was repeatedly hit to shape into an edge, and then smoothed with another stone to make the edges smooth or sharp.

Question 15 15. This Neolithic Age artifact was used as a tool to cut down trees to clear fields for farming and was also used as a weapon against other people and animals.

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Question 16 16. During the Neolithic Era in India this grain was grown predominantly in central India instead of the more common wheat and barley that was grown in other parts of India.

Question 17 17. Not much has been learned about this region of India due to the lack of excavations, but there are remains of large iron slags which illustrate this area may have moved into the Iron Age sooner than the rest of the Indian subcontinent.

Question 18 18. In this part of northern India there have been burial grounds excavated that include both human and dog remains.

Question 19 19. What new technology helped farmers grow more crops by making watering easier in the Neolithic Age?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT true about living in the Neolithic Age?

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Question 21 21. The Neolithic Age is often called the '_____' because it was a time of transition and discovery after the prior period.

Question 22 22. What did neolithic people typically live in?

Question 23 23. The Ggantija _____ of Malta were massive, elaborate, and primarily made of limestone, which helps archaeologists today learn more about this type of neolithic structure.

Question 24 24. Stonehenge in Great Britain is an example of a henge made using what material?

Question 25 25. What does the word part ''lithic'' mean in Stone Age time periods like the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic?

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Question 26 26. Permanent settlement allowed Neolithic humans to establish _____.

Question 27 27. Why could humans NOT settle down into permanent communities before the Neolithic Age?

Question 28 28. Why would farming cause people in the Neolithic Era to build houses?

Question 29 29. What did people of the Neolithic Era use to make a roof?

Question 30 30. What simple, stone tool allowed people in the Neolithic Era to process grains into a usable form like flour?

The Neolithic Age Chapter Exam Instructions

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