Hunter-Gatherers & the Development of Agrarian Societies

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What kind of society did humans live in 12,000 years ago and earlier?

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1. What is a nomadic society?

2. What are hunter-gatherers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What kind of society did humans live in 12,000 years ago? See what you know about early types of human societies with this pair of assessment tools.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer multiple-choice questions on the following:

  • Characteristics of a nomadic society
  • Definition of hunter-gatherers
  • What an agrarian society is
  • Reasons humans developed agrarian societies

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about agrarian societies and hunter-gatherers
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as nomadic
  • Making connections - use what you've learned about the features of agrarian societies to understand why early humans changed their focus to that lifestyle

Additional Learning

Examine the corresponding lesson, Hunter-Gatherers & the Development of Agrarian Societies, for further detail. This lesson will help you:

  • Recognize what portion of human history was spent in hunter-gatherer mode
  • Understand the benefits and detriments to living in an agrarian society
  • Appreciate how the shift to agrarian society has impacted us today
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