The Paleo Indian Period

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  • 1. 
    When was the Paleo period? 
    • A. 

      13000 AD to 7900 AD

    • B. 

      18000 AD to 3000 AD

    • C. 

      13000 BC to 7900 BC

    • D. 

      18000 BC to 3000 BC

  • 2. 
     Where did the Paleo Indians live?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Only in Georgia

    • C. 

      The Bering Strait land bridge

    • D. 

      All of North and South America

  • 3. 
    The Paleo Indians lived in permanent settlements. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Paleo Indians hunted many large animals that are now extinct, such as the mastodon. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Paleo Indians hunted with a spear-thrower called a(n) _____________. 
  • 6. 
    The Paleoindians built shelters out of logs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mastodons were most similar to _________.
    • A. 

      Sabertoothed tigers

    • B. 

      Wooly mammoths

    • C. 

      Dinosaurs

    • D. 

      Birds

  • 8. 
     Besides meat, Paleo Indians also ate a variety of (give one possible answer) ________.
  • 9. 
    The Paleo Indians did not disappear; they evolved into _______ Indians. 
  • 10. 
    "Paleolithic" means ___________.