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Visual Art During the Prehistoric Era: Paleolithic & Neolithic Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the purpose of Stone Age cave paintings?

Question 2 2. Cave paintings date from which historic time period?

Question 3 3. Cave paintings from Chauvet do not contain which element?

Question 4 4. Which of the cave painting sites added colors besides red and black?

Question 5 5. The oldest cave paintings in Europe were located in which cave system?

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Question 6 6. What event of the Upper Paleolithic Era allowed humans to migrate to the Americas?

Question 7 7. _____ is the term usually given to the Paleolithic figurines depicting women, possibly in pregnancy.

Question 8 8. What are the two main groups, or styles in which art from the Upper Paleolithic is often classified?

Question 9 9. What materials were commonly used during the Upper Paleolithic for carving objects?

Question 10 10. What were characteristic features of portable art from the Upper Paleolithic Era?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT one of the periods of the Stone Age?

Question 12 12. In about what year did writing first develop in Mesopotamia, effectively ending prehistory and beginning the time of history.

Question 13 13. What were some improvements that happened during the Mesolithic period?

Question 14 14. When did Homo sapiens first appear?

Question 15 15. When did the Mesolithic period start?

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Question 16 16. What can be said about the houses of the Neolithic era?

Question 17 17. What is a Megalith?

Question 18 18. What was one important characteristic of the sculptures and figurines of the Neolithic?

Question 19 19. What innovation is considered among the most important of the Neolithic era?

Question 20 20. The artistic objects created during the Neolithic era were mostly _____.

Visual Art During the Prehistoric Era: Paleolithic & Neolithic Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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