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Chapter 1: From Human Prehistory to the Early Civilizations
This activity contains 10 questions.
The human species was characterized in the Paleolithic Age by all of the following EXCEPT
rituals to lessen the fear of death.
the development of simple stone and wooden tools.
the ability to communicate with speech.
the development of agricultural-based economies.
slow population growth.
The Mesolithic, or Middle Stone, Age spanned from
The emergence of agriculture, or the Neolithic Revolution, caused all of the following EXCEPT
the ability of humans to settle more permanently in one spot.
the gradual removal of hunters from the agricultural community.
an increase in the specialization of political, economic, and religious functions.
a population explosion.
the disappearance of hunter-gatherer communities.
The Neolithic Revolution first occurred in
The Bering Strait
Metal tools were preferred over wood and stone tools for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
they made woodworking easier.
they were sharper and more precise.
metal hoes and other tools allowed farmers to work the ground more efficiently.
they were easier for ordinary people to produce in mass at home.
they made superior weapons.
Which of the following does not define a civilization?
more equality between social classes
adaptation of new technology, such as metal tools
political units capable of ruling large regions
the development of cities
The Tigris-Euphrates civilization, Sumeria, produced the first
Egyptian civilization differed from Mesopotamian civilization by stressing
trade and science.
intense religious practice.
an independent business class.
the utilization of slave labor.
more centralized and durable empires.
Which river-valley civilization was characterized by isolation?
As the most influential of the smaller Middle Eastern regional cultures, the Jews were characterized most by
an expanding population throughout the Middle East.
a strong military tradition.
a large, centralized state.
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