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1st 9 Weeks Review

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22 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following terms is designated as a 100-year period of time?
    era
    millennium
    century
    decade
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  • Q2

    What is the earliest date on the timeline? 

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    3200 BC

    800 BC

    1700 BC

    3500 BC

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  • Q3
    Which of the following is an not an example of a primary source?
    artifact
    photograph

    magazine 

    something that is old and made in a different time period
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  • Q4
    Which source should the student use as a primary source?
    a biography 
    a diary
    a textbook chapter 
    a movie about the life of Caesar
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  • Q5
    What is one of the first works of literature written in cuneiform?
    Primary Source
    Clay tablet
    Secondary Source
    Epic of Gilgamesh
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  • Q6

    Paleolithic people are nomads. What is a nomad?

    a person who lives in a community.

    a person that travels from place to place without a permanent home

    The settlers were nomadic.
    The hunter-gatherers relied on farming.
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  • Q7

    How did people get their food in the Paleolithic age?

    hunted and gathered 

    domesticated animals

    farmed and grew crops

    went to the grocery store

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  • Q8
    How did the lifestyles of hunter-gatherers compare with those of settlers of early agricultural communities?
    Both groups lived in permanent villages and hunted.
    Both groups hunted animals but one group was nomadic.
    Both groups used metal tools, but one group farmed.
    Both groups lived in permanent villages and domesticated animals.
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  • Q9
    As civilizations developed, there were many new changes to the way people lived. One example of a change to the way people lived was a division of labor. Which of the following BEST explains the cause of civilizations being able to develop a division of labor?
    Improved agricultural techniques led to food surpluses.
    Development of written languages led to better education.
    Populations grew in size, and new jobs had to be created.
    Development of written languages led to better education.
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  • Q10
    Which conclusion is BEST supported by the similarities between many civilizations living by rivers?
    A reliable water source is crucial to growing the crops needed to sustain a population.
    Religious beliefs were made possible through cultural diffusion.
    Trade routes are needed for the spread of new ideas.
    An accurate lunar calendar is needed for water navigation.
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  • Q11

    How did people get their food in the Neolithic Era?

    they traveled from place to place

    they were nomadic

    mainly hunting and gathering

    in farming communities

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  • Q12
    What is the line of latitude that measures 0 degrees?

    prime meridian

    tropic of Capricorn
    equator
    tropic of cancer
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  • Q13

    Which grid line on the map has a longitude of 0 degrees?

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    Tropic of Cancer

    Prime Meridian

    Equator

    Tropic of Capricorn

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  • Q14

    Ancient Mesopotamia developed in 3600 BCE, while Ancient India originated in 2800 BCE. Which unit of time would be BEST to describe the amount of time that passed between the emergence of the civilizations?

    decades

    millenniums

    centuries

    eras

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  • Q15

    How did people differ in the Paleolithic and Neolithic Age?

    People were nomads during the Paleolithic Age and began living in farming communities during the Neolithic Age.

    People were living in communities during the Paleolithic Age and hunters and gatherers during the Neolithic Age.

    People were hunters and gatherers in the Paleolithic Age and nomads in the Neolithic Age.

    People began domesticating animals during the Paleolithic Age and living in farming communities during the Neolithic Age.

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  • Q16

    What allowed the people of early agricultural societies to increase their populations at faster rates than the hunter-gatherer societies?

    better shelter near mountains

    dividing labor among many

    more stable food supplies

    increased security in deep deserts

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  • Q17

    Which important contribution to the development of agriculture was made by Mesopotamian civilization that led to food surpluses?

    cuneiform

    irrigation

    horse collar

    crop rotation

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  • Q18

    Why was metallurgy important to the rise of civilization in Mesopotamia?

    It allowed people to create tools and weapons.

     People were able to create jewelry and figurines.

    It enabled people to build walls and fortresses.

    Trade was expanding and it was used to build ships.

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  • Q19

    What is an example of a secondary source?

    An old photograph from over a hundred years ago.

    National Geographic because its a magazine. 

    On original tape from the 1970's.

    An artifact from Ancient times.

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  • Q20

    Which Mesopotamian king wrote down laws?

    Ur

    Sargon

    Hammurabi 

    Babylon

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