Patterns For Resource Use

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  • 1. 

    Slide 2: Early humans were

    • A.

      Primary isolationists

    • B.

      Crop farmers

    • C.

      Hunter-gatherers

    • D.

      Weak and dangerous

    Correct Answer
    C. Hunter-gatherers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hunter-gatherers" because early humans were primarily dependent on hunting animals and gathering plants for their survival. They did not practice agriculture or live in settled communities during this time. Instead, they moved from place to place in search of food and resources. This lifestyle of hunting and gathering was essential for their survival and continued for thousands of years before the development of agriculture.

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  • 2. 

    Slide 2: The first tools used by man were used for

    • A.

      Hunting and food preparation

    • B.

      Building and farming

    • C.

      Forest clearing

    • D.

      Deep dea fishing

    Correct Answer
    A. Hunting and food preparation
    Explanation
    The first tools used by man were primarily used for hunting and food preparation. This is because early humans needed tools to hunt animals for food and to process and prepare the meat for consumption. These tools would have included simple weapons like spears or bows and arrows for hunting, as well as tools for butchering and cooking the meat. Hunting and food preparation were essential for survival, so it makes sense that these were the earliest uses for tools in human history.

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  • 3. 

    Slide 3: Tools affected the extinction of Ice Age

    • A.

      Amphibians

    • B.

      Reptiles

    • C.

      Mammals

    • D.

      Dinosaurs

    Correct Answer
    C. Mammals
    Explanation
    During the Ice Age, the climate was extremely cold, leading to the extinction of many species. However, mammals were able to survive and adapt to the changing environment due to their unique characteristics and abilities. They had fur or hair to keep them warm, and they were able to regulate their body temperature. Additionally, mammals had a diverse diet and were able to find food sources in different environments. These factors allowed mammals to outcompete other groups of animals, such as amphibians, reptiles, and dinosaurs, which ultimately led to their extinction during the Ice Age.

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  • 4. 

    Slide 3: Where was the first known instance of farming? Two words.  One space between.

    Correct Answer
    fertile crescent
    Explanation
    The first known instance of farming was in the fertile crescent. This region, located in the Middle East, is known for its fertile soil and favorable climate for agriculture. The people living in this area thousands of years ago began cultivating crops and domesticating animals, marking the beginning of agricultural practices. The fertile crescent is often referred to as the "Cradle of Civilization" because it is where some of the earliest human civilizations, such as Mesopotamia, emerged.

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  • 5. 

    Slide 4: Early farmers hybridized wheat.  What do you think hybridized means?

    • A.

      A car that runs on electricity

    • B.

      A cross between to types of plants

    • C.

      A force of energy between atoms

    • D.

      A type of bridge that expands farms

    Correct Answer
    B. A cross between to types of plants
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a cross between two types of plants". Hybridization in the context of early farmers refers to the process of breeding or crossing two different varieties or types of plants to create a new hybrid plant with desired traits. This technique was commonly used by farmers to improve crop yield, disease resistance, and other characteristics of the plants they cultivated.

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  • 6. 

    Slide 5: What started a revolution int he development of human society?

    • A.

      Mediterrain weather

    • B.

      The lack of pests in the crescent zone

    • C.

      The improvement of cattle stalls

    • D.

      The diversity of agriculture

    Correct Answer
    D. The diversity of agriculture
    Explanation
    The diversity of agriculture started a revolution in the development of human society. This is because having a variety of crops allowed early human societies to have a more stable and reliable food supply. It also enabled them to trade and specialize in certain crops, leading to the development of complex societies and civilizations. Additionally, the diversity of agriculture allowed for the development of new technologies and techniques, such as irrigation and crop rotation, which further enhanced food production and societal development.

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  • 7. 

    Slide 6: What enabled humans to stay in one location for a long period of time?

    • A.

      Sheep and cows

    • B.

      Adequate food

    • C.

      Clothing and rope

    • D.

      Transportation of of the fertile crescent

    Correct Answer
    B. Adequate food
    Explanation
    Adequate food enabled humans to stay in one location for a long period of time. When early humans discovered how to cultivate crops and domesticate animals, they were able to rely on a steady food supply. This meant they no longer had to constantly move in search of food, allowing them to settle down in one place. With a stable source of food, they could establish permanent settlements, develop more complex societies, and engage in activities beyond basic survival.

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  • 8. 

    Slide 7: What invention made agriculture undergo a change about 5,000 years ago? One word. On 

    Correct Answer
    plow
    Explanation
    The invention of the plow revolutionized agriculture around 5,000 years ago. The plow allowed farmers to till the soil more efficiently, making it easier to plant and cultivate crops. This innovation increased agricultural productivity and allowed farmers to cultivate larger areas of land. The plow also enabled the domestication of animals for labor, further improving farming practices. Overall, the invention of the plow played a crucial role in transforming agriculture and shaping human civilization.

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  • 9. 

    Slide 8:   More efficient farming results in the ________________ of the population. One word.

    Correct Answer
    urbanization
    Explanation
    More efficient farming techniques and technologies can lead to increased agricultural productivity, which in turn can result in surplus food production. This surplus food can support a larger population, leading to the migration of people from rural areas to urban areas in search of better economic opportunities and improved living conditions. This process is known as urbanization, where the population becomes more concentrated in urban areas.

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  • 10. 

    Slide 9: Over the last 10,000 years clearing for agriculture has ____________________ and ____________________________ the habitats of many species of plants and animals. Two words.  One space betwen.

    Correct Answer
    destroyed degraded
    Explanation
    Over the last 10,000 years, the practice of clearing land for agriculture has had a significant impact on the habitats of many species of plants and animals. It has caused the destruction of these habitats by completely removing them, as well as degradation by altering and reducing their quality.

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  • 11. 

    Slide 9: What types of habitats are being cleared for agriculture?

    • A.

      Decidious forests and the tundra

    • B.

      Tropical forests and savannahs

    • C.

      The arctic and the equatorial regions

    • D.

      The desert and the ocean

    Correct Answer
    B. Tropical forests and savannahs
    Explanation
    Tropical forests and savannahs are being cleared for agriculture. This is because these habitats have fertile soil and a suitable climate for growing crops. The clearing of tropical forests and savannahs for agriculture is a major cause of deforestation and habitat loss, leading to the loss of biodiversity and contributing to climate change.

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  • 12. 

    Slide 10: Are modern agriculture practices sustainable?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The answer is "No" because modern agriculture practices are often criticized for their negative impact on the environment, such as excessive use of pesticides and fertilizers, soil erosion, water pollution, and deforestation. These practices can lead to the depletion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, and contribute to climate change. Therefore, modern agriculture practices are generally considered unsustainable in the long run.

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  • 13. 

    Slide 10: What types of fuels are used for energy production in farming? One word.

    Correct Answer
    fossil
  • 14. 

    Slide 11: Mass production helps all of the following except which one?

    • A.

      Gross National Product

    • B.

      Increase in agriculture productivity

    • C.

      Rise in life expectancy

    • D.

      Rise in population growth

    Correct Answer
    D. Rise in population growth
    Explanation
    Mass production refers to the efficient production of large quantities of goods using assembly lines and specialized machinery. It helps in increasing the Gross National Product (GNP) as it leads to higher production levels and economic growth. It also contributes to an increase in agriculture productivity by providing the necessary tools and equipment for farming. Additionally, mass production can lead to a rise in life expectancy as it allows for the production of medical equipment and medicines. However, it does not directly contribute to a rise in population growth, as this is influenced by various factors such as birth rates, death rates, and migration patterns.

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  • 15. 

    Slide 12: What typlifies the industrial revolution?

    • A.

      Production of goods from small to large scale

    • B.

      Increase in farming production

    • C.

      Advanced technology applications

    • D.

      Increased demand for corn and wheat

    Correct Answer
    A. Production of goods from small to large scale
    Explanation
    The industrial revolution is typified by the production of goods from small to large scale. This refers to the shift from small-scale, manual production methods to large-scale, mechanized production methods that characterized the industrial revolution. This change allowed for increased efficiency, productivity, and output, leading to significant advancements in various industries such as textiles, iron, and coal. The transition from small-scale production to large-scale production was a key aspect of the industrial revolution and had a profound impact on the economic and social landscape of the time.

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  • 16. 

    Slide 12: Industrialization became prevalent in all of the following areas except:

    • A.

      Eastern Europe

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    A. Eastern Europe
    Explanation
    Industrialization became prevalent in the United States, Canada, and Japan, but not in eastern Europe. This could be due to a variety of factors such as political instability, lack of resources, or economic barriers. Eastern Europe may have faced challenges in terms of infrastructure development, technological advancements, and access to capital, which hindered the growth of industrialization in the region.

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  • 17. 

    Slide 13: One problem of advanced industrialization is that there is increased production and __________________ by humans. One word.

    Correct Answer
    consumption
    Explanation
    Advanced industrialization leads to increased production, which in turn leads to increased consumption by humans. As industries become more efficient and produce goods at a faster rate, people tend to consume more products. This can lead to overconsumption and the depletion of natural resources. Additionally, increased consumption can contribute to environmental issues such as pollution and waste generation. Therefore, consumption is a significant problem associated with advanced industrialization.

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  • 18. 

    Slide 13: Another problem with advabnced industrializations is the production of synthetic materials (which may be ____________ or  non- _________________________________ . Two words. One space between.

    Correct Answer
    toxic biodegradable
    Explanation
    Advanced industrialization can lead to the production of synthetic materials that can be either toxic or biodegradable. This means that these materials can have harmful effects on the environment and human health, or they can break down naturally over time without causing harm. This highlights the potential negative impact of industrialization on the environment and the importance of considering the sustainability and safety of materials used in industrial processes.

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  • 19. 

    Side 14: What age are we living in now? Two words.  One space between. 

    Correct Answer
    information age
    Explanation
    The term "information age" refers to the current era in which there is a heavy reliance on technology and the widespread availability of information. This age is characterized by the rapid exchange and access to information through various digital platforms.

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  • 20. 

    Slide 14: What are two valuable resources of the information age?

    • A.

      Information and communication

    • B.

      Farming and fishing

    • C.

      Computers and software

    • D.

      Machinery and factories

    Correct Answer
    A. Information and communication
    Explanation
    In the information age, information and communication are considered valuable resources. Information is crucial as it provides knowledge, data, and insights that can be used for decision-making and problem-solving. Communication plays a vital role in connecting people, sharing information, and facilitating collaboration. Both these resources are essential for the functioning and progress of industries, businesses, and societies in the modern era.

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  • 21. 

    Slide 15: Type in one thing that might be lessening human consumption. Type one complete sentence.

  • 22. 

    Slide 16: Do less developed countries has the information to reduce potential environmental problems in the future?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes, less developed countries do have the information to reduce potential environmental problems in the future. While they may face challenges in terms of resources and infrastructure, information and knowledge about environmental issues and solutions are accessible globally. Through international cooperation, partnerships, and access to technology, less developed countries can learn from the experiences of more developed nations and implement strategies to mitigate environmental problems. Additionally, organizations and initiatives focused on sustainable development and environmental conservation provide valuable resources and support to these countries.

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