What Are Nomads? - Definition & Explanation


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Which nomads hunted and used local plants to sustain their lifestyle?

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1. Which nomads moved along with their herding animals in order to avoid depleting resources?

2. Which nomads shared trades or crafts?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics of nomads. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the cause for clashes between nomads and settled peoples, in addition to the various types of nomads.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on different nomadic styles, including nomads who:

  • Moved with their herding animals
  • Shared trades and crafts
  • Hunted and used local plants

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 nomads
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific nomadic groups
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the culture of peripatetic nomads

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on the characteristics of nomads. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and identify the three basic nomadic lifestyles
  • Understand the challenges of early nomads
  • Recognize the influence of settled groups on nomads
  • Know specific nomadic cultures in history