Foraging & Pastoral Nomadic Societies: Definition & Characteristics


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What are foragers?

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1. Nomadic means _____

2. Which of these is FALSE of foragers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Societies have developed different systems for acquiring the food they need to ensure survival. This quiz/worksheet pairing will ask you questions about characteristics of both pastoralists and foragers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on term such as:

  • Forager
  • Nomadic
  • Pastoralism
  • Pastoralist

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on foraging and pastoral nomadic societies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics of pastoralism
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast foraging and pastoral societies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the preferred geographic region of pastoralists

Additional Learning

Continue your exploration of these societies with the lesson called Foraging & Pastoral Nomadic Societies: Definition & Characteristics. Major objectives include the following:

  • Identify the characteristics of a foraging civilization
  • Understand how a pastoral society differs from a foraging society
  • Define the term egalitarian