Early America Practice Test

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  • 1. 
    Chinampas were made by:
    • A. 

      Cutting steps into mountains

    • B. 

      Cutting and burning trees

    • C. 

      Creating floating gardens in the swamps with sticks, dirt, and vegetation

  • 2. 
    CREATING STEPS IN THE SIDES OF MOUTAINS FOR FARMING IS:
    • A. 

      SLASH AND BURN FARMING

    • B. 

      TERRACE FARMING

    • C. 

      PLAINS FARMING

  • 3. 
    CUTTING DOWN TREES, BURNING THEM, AND WORKING THE ASHES INTO THE GROUND IS:
    • A. 

      SLASH AND BURN FARMING

    • B. 

      TERRACE FARMING

    • C. 

      PLAINS FARMING

  • 4. 
    FLAT LAND TO FARM ON AND GRASS FOR CATTLE TO GRAZE ON ARE BENEFITS OF SETTLING:
    • A. 

      IN THE MOUTAINS

    • B. 

      NEAR COASTLINES

    • C. 

      ON PLAINS

  • 5. 
    FRESH DRINKING WATER, FERTILE FARMLAND, EASY TRAVEL AND TRADE, AND ANIMALS TO HUNT ARE BENEFITS OF SETTLING:
    • A. 

      NEAR A RIVER

    • B. 

      NEAR A MOUTAIN

    • C. 

      ON THE PLAINS

  • 6. 
    MOUND BUILDERS BUILT THEIR MOUNDS FOR :
    • A. 

      TEMPLES

    • B. 

      HOMES

    • C. 

      FARMING

  • 7. 
    MOUND BUILDERS MAINLY GOT THEIR FOOD FROM:
    • A. 

      WARFARE

    • B. 

      FARMING

    • C. 

      HUNTING

  • 8. 
    NATURAL PROTECTION, FRESH WATER, AND LOTS OF MINERALS AND RESOURCES ARE THE BENEFIT OF SETTLING NEAR:
    • A. 

      NEAR MOUTAINS

    • B. 

      NEAR COASTLINES

    • C. 

      NEAR A RIVER

  • 9. 
    People's way of life
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Resource

  • 10. 
    Surroundings of a place
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Natural resources

  • 11. 
    To change for survival
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Migrate

    • C. 

      Adapt

  • 12. 
    To move from place to place
    • A. 

      Adapt

    • B. 

      Migrate

    • C. 

      Culture

  • 13. 
    Useful materials found in nature
    • A. 

      Natural resources

    • B. 

      Adapt

    • C. 

      Environment

  • 14. 
    What ancient civilization used chinampas?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Maya

    • C. 

      Inca

  • 15. 
    WHAT STRAIT NOW COVERS THE BERING LAND BRIDGE?
    • A. 

      STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

    • B. 

      BERING STRAIT

    • C. 

      STRAIT OF MAGELLAN

  • 16. 
    Which ancient civilization grew more than 100 varities of potatoes?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Inca

    • C. 

      Maya

  • 17. 
    Which civilization performed human sacrifices only at religious ceremonies?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      INCA

    • C. 

      MAYA

  • 18. 
    WHICH EVENT HAPPENED NEXT:1. EARTH ENTERED ICE AGE2.  SEA LEVELS DROPPED
    • A. 

      3. LAND BRIDGE WAS EXPOSED

    • B. 

      3. THE ICE MELTED

    • C. 

      3. DINOSAURS BECAME EXTINCT

  • 19. 
    Which of the following developed a court system?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Inca

    • C. 

      Maya

  • 20. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WAS AN AFFECT OF THE BERING LAND BRIDGE?
    • A. 

      HUMANS CROSSED THE LAND BRIDGE POPULATING ASIA.

    • B. 

      THE MAMMOTH BECAME EXTINCT.

    • C. 

      NEW CULTURES DEVELOPED IN THE AMERICAS.

  • 21. 
    WHICH TWO CONTINENTS WERE JOINED BY THE BERING LAND BRIDGE?
    • A. 

      NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

    • B. 

      ASIA AND SOUTH AMERICA

    • C. 

      ASIA AND NORTH AMERICA

    • D. 

      ASIA AND EUROPE

  • 22. 
    WHO BELIEVED IN THE AFTERLIFE AND MUMMIFIED THEIR DEAD LEADERS?
    • A. 

      AZTEC

    • B. 

      INCA

    • C. 

      MAYA

  • 23. 
    Who developed a 365 calendar?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Inca

    • C. 

      Maya

  • 24. 
    Who performed as many 4,000 human sacrifices a year?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Inca

    • C. 

      Maya

  • 25. 
    WHO USED SLASH AND BURN FARMING?
    • A. 

      AZTEC

    • B. 

      INCA

    • C. 

      MAYA

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