Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Bering Land Bridge?

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Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Bering Land Bridge?

Over 20,000 years ago, there was a naturally formed bridge that helped in the migration of humans from Asia to America, and people even settled on it. The Bering land bridge began disappearing with the last ice age, but its history is not forgotten. What do you know about the Bering land bridge? Test your knowledge on some of the facts by raking the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The group that came over the Bering land bridge is the _______. 
    • A. 

      Archaic

    • B. 

      Paleo

    • C. 

      Mississippian

    • D. 

      Woodland

  • 2. 
    Another name for the Bering Land Bridge is 
    • A. 

      The Bering Strait

    • B. 

      The Alaskan Bridge

    • C. 

      Beringia

    • D. 

      The Paleo Land Bridge

  • 3. 
    The Bering Land Bridge connected  ___________. 
  • 4. 
    Why did people cross the Bering Land Bridge? 
    • A. 

      To find out what was on the other side.

    • B. 

      To find better climate conditions.

    • C. 

      They just felt like moving.

    • D. 

      To find food.

  • 5. 
    The Bering Land Bridge is a popular tourist attraction today. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The body of water that now covers the area where the land bridge used to be is called                .
    • A. 

      The Bering Strait

    • B. 

      The Bering Ocean

    • C. 

      The Bering Sea

    • D. 

      The Bering Channel

  • 7. 
    The name "Beringia" was made by ________ in the mid-20th century. 
  • 8. 
    The land bridge was about ________ miles north to south at its widest point. 
    • A. 

      1500

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      500

  • 9. 
    Grasslands were common on the Bering Land Bridge.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Check the true statements: 
    • A. 

      The Bering Land Bridge was a glacier.

    • B. 

      The Paleo people crossed the land bridge to follow their food.

    • C. 

      The land bridge no longer exists today.

    • D. 

      The land bridge connected Africa and North America.

    • E. 

      Wooly mammoths were on the land bridge.