The Mesolithic Age: Tools, Inventions & Archaeology

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The Mesolithic was a transitional period. What major changes were occurring in this time?

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1. Which period came before the Mesolithic?

2. How did the end of the Ice Age change human culture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make sure you understand the influences and changes experienced during the Mesolithic Age if you want to pass this quiz. You'll also need to explain some specific tools from this age.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Show what you know about the following via this quiz:

  • Major changes occurring in the Mesolithic Age
  • Eras that preceded the Mesolithic Age
  • How the end of the Ice Age affected human culture
  • Microliths
  • Projectile points

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Mesolithic Age
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the major changes in society during the age
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as microlith
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tools used in the Mesolithic Age

Additional Learning

For deeper insight into this era of human history, review the accompanying lesson titled The Mesolithic Age: Tools, Inventions & Archaeology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the timeline of human history
  • Recognize the changes, and their causes, experienced during the Mesolithic Age
  • Understand the characteristics of Mesolithic culture
  • Know the significant development in tools during the period
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