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WEST History: The Stone Age Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Paleolithic Age is also referred to as the

Question 2 2. Which of these is a main difference between a Clovis and a Folsom point?

Question 3 3. What is animism?

Question 4 4. Most evidence of Paleolithic man has been found in

Question 5 5. The Neolithic Age is also referred to as the

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Question 6 6. Where were the first Clovis and Folsom points discovered?

Question 7 7. Which of these would most likely NOT be true of Paleolithic man?

Question 8 8. Which of these was an important event in the Mesolithic Age?

Question 9 9. What is defined as moving from place to place, with no specific pattern usually in an effort to find food?

Question 10 10. During which period did humans begin to farm?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT true of Mesolithic man?

Question 12 12. What is defined as a process of concluding the age of organic material by measuring the decay of certain carbons?

Question 13 13.

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 14 14. People who collect food from naturally occurring resources, things like plants, animals, and sea life are referred to as

Question 15 15. It is believed the Mesolithic period spanned between

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Question 16 16. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

Question 17 17. Which of these tools would be most closely linked to the Neolithic Age?

Question 18 18. Which of these would most likely NOT be true of a Neolithic man?

Question 19 19. What is defined as any device or resource used to carry out a particular function?

Question 20 20. What are defined as small flint blades of many differing shapes, usually used as weapons?

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Question 21 21. Why did population begin to grow during the Neolithic period?

Question 22 22. What is the presumed historical significance of the Folsom point?

Question 23 23. What are defined as small hand-held tools created by flaking off small pieces of rock, usually flint?

Question 24 24. The Stone Ages are characterized and categorized by what?

Question 25 25. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began when?

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Question 26 26. Why do we call prehistory the Stone Age?

Question 27 27. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 28 28. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

Question 29 29. During which period did humans build the simplest tools?

Question 30 30. What term was coined to denote the idea that the Neolithic Age saw a drastic, almost sudden change in human culture due to the onset of agriculture?

WEST History: The Stone Age Chapter Exam Instructions

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