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Chapter 1 Quiz

Quiz by Andrew Cook

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  • Q1
    What is the primary reason archaeologists study objects and fossils from the past?
    To make lots of money
    In order to find cool dinosaurs
    To understand the meaning of life and happiness
    To learn what life was like in the past
    30s
  • Q2
    What country were humans first found?
    Ethiopia
    Mongolia
    Eritrea
    Lithuania
    30s
  • Q3
    What was a change in archaeologists from the early 1900’s to now?
    All of the answers listed
    It became a more exact science
    The knowledge they learned was now shared throughout the world
    All artifacts were collected
    30s
  • Q4
    Which was the SECOND in the family of the hominins?
    Ardipithicus
    Homo Erectus
    Australopithecus
    Homo Sapien
    30s
  • Q5
    What invention was the most important to the development of human society?
    The Spear
    The Hearth
    Shelter
    Video Games
    30s
  • Q6
    What was the most crucial factor in the development of civilization?
    Social Media
    Language
    Agriculture
    Shelter
    30s
  • Q7
    How many years is a decade?
    1000
    100
    10
    none of the above
    30s
  • Q8
    How many years is a century?
    1000
    none of the above
    10
    100
    30s
  • Q9
    How many years is a millennium?
    1000
    none of the above
    10
    100
    30s
  • Q10
    What does CE stand for
    Celsio Epoch
    Common Era
    Before the Common Era
    Call ET
    30s
  • Q11
    What was the most dangerous job in the ancient world?
    Pyromaniac
    Gathering
    Teacher
    Hunting
    30s
  • Q12
    What forced homo sapiens out of Africa
    Seismic Activity
    The Epoch of Eternity
    The Ice Age
    The Dawn of Man
    30s
  • Q13
    What did the Bering Land Bridge do?
    Allowed humans to cross from Asia to North America
    Allowed humans to go to space
    Allowed humans to travel to Europe
    Allowed humans to cross from Asia to Oceania
    30s
  • Q14
    Ancient art allows archaeologists to understand what about the ancient world?
    Religion
    All of the answers listed
    Technology
    Culture
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the definition of technology?
    The way we do the things we do
    Cell phones, iPads and other electronics
    The application of scientific knowledge to make our lives easier
    Harry Potter's invisibility cloak
    30s

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