The Beringia Land Bridge

10 Questions
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This 10 question quiz is on the article The People, about the crossing of the Beringia Land Bridge.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    E   Evidence suggests people and animals entered North America over a land bridge on the Asian side of the Bering Sea. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    C   Crossing the land bridge occurred over 40,000 years ago, before the last ice age.T
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
           Movement over the land bridge was a fast process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
         Archeologists are only able to get information from sites on land.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
        The loss of the Franklin Expedition and the advent of fishing in Alaska altered the exploration efforts in Northwest Alaska.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
         Results of whaling on the culture and economy of northwest Alaska were the spread of the use of firearms, new diseases, and the use of tobacco.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
         Alaska became important in WWII because of its closeness to the USSR.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
           Big game hunting culture originated in Asia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
          The first group of people to cross the Beringia Land Bridge were the hunters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
          The  Paleo-Eskimos who cross the Beringia Land Bridge were decedents of the arctic hunters from northeastern Siberia and China. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False