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Social Studies - People Of Long Ago

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Quiz to determine knowledge of hunters, gatherers, and farmers of long ago.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which were the earliest people?
    • A. 

      Hunters

    • B. 

      Gatherers

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      Hunters and gatherers

    • E. 

      Hunters and gatherers

  • 2. 
    Where did the earliest people live?
    • A. 

      Houses

    • B. 

      Tents

    • C. 

      Farms

    • D. 

      Caves

  • 3. 
    How did people find their food?
    • A. 

      They followed the animals for food.

    • B. 

      They grew their crops.

  • 4. 
    What did the farmers' houses look like?
    • A. 

      They were far apart/

    • B. 

      They were very close together.

  • 5. 
    How did the people get into their houses?
    • A. 

      Through the doors

    • B. 

      Crawled in

    • C. 

      Through the roofs

  • 6. 
    What kinds of food were first planted?
    • A. 

      Wheat, barley

    • B. 

      Potatoes

    • C. 

      Carrots

    • D. 

      Tomatoes, beans

  • 7. 
    Why did the hunters and gatherers become farmers?
    • A. 

      The animals they hunted became extinct.

    • B. 

      The got tired off hunting.

    • C. 

      The climate got colder, so they could plant crops.

    • D. 

      The climate got warmer, so they could plant crops.

  • 8. 
    What does prehistoric mean?
    • A. 

      The time when dinosaurs lived

    • B. 

      The time before people went into space

    • C. 

      The time before people learned to read

    • D. 

      The time before people learned to write

  • 9. 
    Another name for farming is
    • A. 

      Irrigation

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Prehistoric