Nomadic Lifestyle: Definition & Explanation


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Which of the following animals dictated the movement of the Plains Native Americans?

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1. What is the region of Asia where nomadic families and tribes can still be found today?

2. Which statement about the nomadic lifestyle is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics of a nomadic lifestyle. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the tribes of the Asian steppe.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Current nomadic peoples of Asia
  • Influences on Plains Native Americans' movements
  • Earliest forms of human civilization

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of a nomadic lifestyle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding nomadic life and domesticated animals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the lifestyle of the Plains Native Americans

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Nomadic Lifestyle: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify and define the characteristics of nomads
  • Understand the culture of the Plains Native Americans
  • Recognize how the tribes of the Asian steppe differ from other nomadic groups
  • Know the importance of understanding nomadic civilizations