The Neolithic Age Post Test

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This quiz will test your knowledge of geographic themes, neolithic age, and map skills. Please answer all questions. Make sure you anwer each part of the constructed reponse question at the end of the test. When finished, submit your test. Once you have your score, review the missed questions. For each missed question, write down why you think you missed it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did people in the Paleolithic Age get their food?
    • A. 

      By hunting and gathering

    • B. 

      By planting and harvesting

    • C. 

      By herding goats and cattle

    • D. 

      By trading over land and sea

  • 2. 
    What change began in the Neolithic Age about 8,000 B.C. that led to the creation of permanent shelters?
    • A. 

      Trading

    • B. 

      Hunting

    • C. 

      Farming

    • D. 

      Building

  • 3. 
    What was the greatest benefit to people when early farmers began to grow crops and animals?
    • A. 

      They kept pets.

    • B. 

      They could travel easily.

    • C. 

      They had a better supply of food.

    • D. 

      They did not get enough to eat.

  • 4. 
    Which of these was a direct result of building permanent shelters?
    • A. 

      The creation of communities and villages.

    • B. 

      News ways of making clothing out of animals skins

    • C. 

      New ways of farming

    • D. 

      Hunting and gathering

  • 5. 
    Which of the following definitions BEST describe the word "domesticate"?
    • A. 

      An arc shaped region in Southwest Asia, with rich soil

    • B. 

      The business of farming; growing crops and animals

    • C. 

      To train a wild animal to be useful to humans

    • D. 

      To hunt wild animals for food

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be an example of a "nomad"?
    • A. 

      John built a permanent house along the Euphrates River.

    • B. 

      Sue plants barley in a near by field.

    • C. 

      David herds domesticated sheep.

    • D. 

      Nick moves from place to place with no permanent home.

  • 7. 
    Which two inventions allowed people to settle in one place and build permanent houses?
    • A. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • B. 

      Farming and domestication of animals

    • C. 

      Farming and hunting

    • D. 

      Hunting and fishing

  • 8. 
    Which part of the map shows relative location by giving you a direction?
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Compass

    • D. 

      Legend

  • 9. 
    Which of the following IS NOT a benefit of living in a community?
    • A. 

      People could divide up work making it more organized.

    • B. 

      People could work together to produce more things in a shorter amount of time.

    • C. 

      Larger communities could defend themselves easily against their enemies.

    • D. 

      People could pack up their temporary shelters faster and move to the next place.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was not a job during Neolithic times?
    • A. 

      Scribes (writers)

    • B. 

      Toolmakers

    • C. 

      Traders

    • D. 

      Farmers

  • 11. 
    Which of the following themes of geography BEST describes this sentence? " The growth of trade allowed people to make contact with others from distant places. This spread ideas and knowledge throughout the ancient world."
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Human Environmental Interaction

  • 12. 
    Which of the following themes of geography BEST describes the sentence? " During the Neolithic Age, people began to farm."
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Human Environmental Interaction

  • 13. 
    Which of the following theme of geography best describes the sentence? " Neolithic people traded with other communities often spreading ideas."
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Human environmental interaction

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 14. 
    Which of the following themes of geography best describes the sentence? "  North Carolina has many mountain, rivers, and streams."
    • A. 

      Place- Physical

    • B. 

      Place-Human

    • C. 

      Human Environmental Interaction

    • D. 

      Location

  • 15. 
    Which term matches the definition : "What an area has in common with another or how it is different. North Carolina has three of these.
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Place

    • D. 

      Location

  • 16. 
    Which of the following themes is being used in the sentence? " Walmart is located across the street from Hardee's."
    • A. 

      Absolute Location

    • B. 

      Relative Location

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Region

  • 17. 
    During the Paleolithic Age, when people hunted and gathered they always had a  good food supply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    After creating communities and developing specialized jobs during the Neolithic Age, people began to trade more.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Describe two important benefits of living in a community. How was living in a community better than living as a nomad?
  • 20. 
    How did the development of farming led to permanent settlements in the Neolithic Age? Be specific.