Hunters And Gatherers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How did hunters and gatherers live?

    • A.

      They lived a nomadic life

    • B.

      They lived very religiously

    • C.

      They lived in Asia, Africa, forests, and mountains

    • D.

      They lived during 10000 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. They lived a nomadic life
    Explanation
    Hunters and gatherers lived a nomadic life because they relied on hunting animals and gathering plants for their survival. They did not have permanent settlements and instead moved from place to place in search of food and resources. This lifestyle allowed them to adapt to different environments and take advantage of seasonal availability of food. They did not live in one specific region, but rather in various locations such as Asia, Africa, forests, and mountains. The time period in which hunters and gatherers lived was around 10000 BC.

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  • 2. 

    What is the definition of a hunter/gatherer

    • A.

      People that gather and hunt food to eat

    • B.

      A group of nomads, who deliver from their surroundings

    • C.

      People that live in Africa,Asia,Europe, and Australia

    • D.

      People that look like apes

    Correct Answer
    B. A group of nomads, who deliver from their surroundings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A group of nomads, who deliver from their surroundings". This answer accurately describes the definition of a hunter/gatherer. Hunter/gatherer societies are characterized by their reliance on hunting, fishing, and gathering wild plants for sustenance. They typically live in small, mobile groups and move according to the availability of resources in their environment. This lifestyle is often associated with early human societies before the development of agriculture.

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  • 3. 

    Where did hunters and gatherers live?

    • A.

      Africa, Asia, parts of Europe, and Australia

    • B.

      Africa, Asia,and the Himalayan mountains

    • C.

      Indiana, Brazil, and Asia

    • D.

      Antarctica, Africa, Asia, and parts of Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. Africa, Asia, parts of Europe, and Australia
    Explanation
    Hunters and gatherers lived in various regions including Africa, Asia, parts of Europe, and Australia. These regions provided a diverse range of environments and resources for these societies to survive and thrive. Africa and Asia, in particular, were home to numerous hunter-gatherer communities, while parts of Europe and Australia also had populations practicing this way of life. This distribution suggests that hunter-gatherer societies were widespread and adaptable to different geographical and environmental conditions.

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  • 4. 

    When did they live?

    • A.

      3 million years ago

    • B.

      250,000 years ago

    • C.

      5 million years ago

    • D.

      10000BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 3 million years ago
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 million years ago. This is based on the understanding that "they" refers to a group of individuals or species who lived in the past. This time period aligns with the existence of early hominids, such as Australopithecus, who lived around 2-4 million years ago. The other options, 250,000 years ago, 5 million years ago, and 10000BC, do not correspond to the timeframe in which early hominids existed.

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  • 5. 

    Select ALL THE DIFFERENCES between a Homo Erectus and a Homo Sapien?

    • A.

      The Homo Sapien had a larger brain and was more intelligent

    • B.

      They both looked like apes

    • C.

      The Homo Sapiens tools were much more complex

    • D.

      The Homo Sapiens only hunted

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The Homo Sapien had a larger brain and was more intelligent
    C. The Homo Sapiens tools were much more complex
    Explanation
    The Homo Sapien had a larger brain and was more intelligent compared to a Homo Erectus. Additionally, the Homo Sapiens had more complex tools.

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  • 6. 

    The foods that the gatherers gathered included reptiles, meet, and carcasses

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the correct spelling of "meat" is used instead of "meet." Additionally, the word "reptiles" is misspelled as "reptiles." Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 7. 

    How did the hunting and gathering change to farming?

    • A.

      It changed because people weren't in the mood to hunt and gather anymore

    • B.

      It changed because no one could afford to buy anymore berries and eggs of of traders

    • C.

      Hunting and gathering changed abruptly because of the lack of food and the ice age

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Hunting and gathering changed abruptly because of the lack of food and the ice age
    Explanation
    The answer suggests that hunting and gathering changed abruptly due to the lack of food and the ice age. This implies that the scarcity of food resources and the harsh environmental conditions during the ice age forced people to transition from a hunting and gathering lifestyle to farming, which provided a more reliable and sustainable food source.

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