Hunter-gatherers: Adapting To The Environment

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

Refer to pages 38 and 39 in your World History Access textbooks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hunter-gatherers depended on nearby ____________________ to survive.
    • A. 

      Shelters

    • B. 

      Plants and animals

    • C. 

      Weapons

  • 2. 
    What does the word "adapt" mean?
    • A. 

      Making changes to live in different conditions

    • B. 

      Changing your diet

    • C. 

      A time when ice covered much of the earth

  • 3. 
    What was the "Ice Age"?
    • A. 

      A time when most of the earth was covered in water

    • B. 

      A time when much of the earth was covered in ice

    • C. 

      A time when the ice on the earth was melting

  • 4. 
    Where were hunter-gatherers living during the Ice Age?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      South America

    • E. 

      Australia

    • F. 

      Asia

    • G. 

      Antarctica

  • 5. 
    How did hunter-gatherers adapt to the conditions of the Ice Age?
    • A. 

      By using fire and clothing

    • B. 

      By living in igloos

    • C. 

      By living underground

  • 6. 
    How did hunter-gatherers travel from Northeast Asia to North America
    • A. 

      Taking boats

    • B. 

      Walking across ice

    • C. 

      Swimming

  • 7. 
    About 10,000 years ago, people needed to adapt to ___________________.
    • A. 

      Larger animals

    • B. 

      Even colder climates

    • C. 

      Warmer weather

    • D. 

      Life in other areas

  • 8. 
    What happened to wooly mammoths after the Ice Age?
    • A. 

      They evolved into elephants

    • B. 

      They became extinct

    • C. 

      They started killing people

  • 9. 
    Which sentence uses the word "extinct" correctly?
    • A. 

      Many hunter-gatherers liked to hunt for the dangerous extinct.

    • B. 

      Many people like to extinct because it allows them to see new places.

    • C. 

      Animals like the saber-tooth cat became extinct after the Ice Age.

  • 10. 
    What kinds of animals did people have to start hunting after the Ice Age ended?
    • A. 

      Saber-tooth cats

    • B. 

      Fish, birds, and other animals

    • C. 

      Dinosaurs

  • 11. 
    Why did people start living near the Nile River in Africa?
  • 12. 
    How did people adapt to life and the environment in Southeast Asia?
  • 13. 
    How did the end of the Ice Age change the way people lived?
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