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Early Civilization/Mesopotamia

Quiz by Shawn Moore

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62 questions
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  • Q1
    time before history was written down.
    Paleohistory
    Prehistory
    Ancient History
    Anthropology
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  • Q2
    an item used by people from the past.
    tool
    ruins
    weapon
    artifact
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  • Q3
    having no permanent home; traveling from place to place, often to hunt or find fresh pasture for livestock.
    nomadic
    roamer
    wanderer
    mover
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  • Q4
    People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive.
    farmer-collector
    hunter-farmer
    farmer-gatherer
    hunter-gatherers
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  • Q5
    a hard stone that became valuable in making tools.
    flint
    iron
    steel
    talc
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  • Q6
    the time in human history when people used stone to make tools and weapons.
    Ice Age
    Stone Age
    Bronze Age
    Iron Age
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  • Q7
    Types of early shelter
    Woven Cloth
    Mud Brick
    Wood Houses
    temporary using animal skin and plant material or caves.
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  • Q8
    Provided light, warmth, safety, and the ability to cook and preserve food.
    Benefits of Fire
    Benefits of Mud
    Benefits of Farming
    Benefits of Hunting
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  • Q9
    tame a wild animal to keep as a pet or farm animal.
    grow
    domesticate
    specialize
    farm
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  • Q10
    A global change that led to the Agricultural Revolution.
    Climate gradually got colder, allowing plants to grow.
    Climate gradually warmed, killing plants.
    Climate gradually warmed, allowing plants to grow.
    Climate stayed the same, allowing plants to grow.
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  • Q11
    How did farming lead to a new way of life?
    Became hunter-gatherers
    Better tools
    Live in one location, and established permanent settlements
    Roamed around looking for food
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  • Q12
    allowed for people NOT to farm in order to survive
    flooding
    droughts
    shortage of crops
    surplus of crops
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  • Q13
    People became skilled in a single trade such as weavers or potters.
    training
    specialize
    education
    schooling
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  • Q14
    What did surplus and specialization led to the development of?
    cities
    armies
    trade
    farming
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  • Q15
    Trade led to travel and interaction with other people called?
    cultural diffusion
    cultural confusion
    cultural exchange
    cultural interaction
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  • Q16
    Social Structure, Religion, Technology, Agriculture, Economic System, Government
    Characteristics of a Country
    Characteristics of a City-State
    Characteristics of a Civilization
    Characteristics of a Village
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  • Q17
    What does Mesopotamia mean?
    Land between two rivers
    Land between the mountains
    Land below two rivers
    Land below the mountains
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  • Q18
    Rivers in Mesopotamia
    Tigris and Euphrates
    Yellow and Yangtze
    Ganges and Indus
    Nile and Mississippi
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  • Q19
    A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland
    Bermuda Crescent
    Fertile Crescent
    Fertile Triangle
    Bermuda Triangle
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  • Q20
    an organized society within a specific area.
    City-State
    Empire
    Civilization
    Country
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