Basic Social Studies Quiz! Trivia

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Basic Social Studies Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define an Archeologist.
    • A. 

      Study fossil remains and determine characteristics of the past life

    • B. 

      People who define their physical features that tell who they are

    • C. 

      Investigate Prehistoric life remains-Artifacts

  • 2. 
    Define a Palentologist.
    • A. 

      Study fossil remains and determine characteristics of the past life

    • B. 

      People who determine the age of bones

    • C. 

      Compare homonid bones and look for changes like in their posture and brain size

  • 3. 
    Define an Anthropologist.
    • A. 

      Study fossil remains and determine characteristics of the past life

    • B. 

      People who determine the age of bones

    • C. 

      They Compare homonid bones and look for changes like in their posture and brain size

  • 4. 
    Define Prehistory
    • A. 

      An object that was used in the past

    • B. 

      The scientific study of homonids

    • C. 

      The time period before people developed writing

  • 5. 
    Define Culture
    • A. 

      The exchange of goods, ideas,and customs among different groups

    • B. 

      Compare homonid bones and look for changes like in their posture and brain size

    • C. 

      The way of life of a given people at a given time, including language, behavior,and belifs

  • 6. 
    Define Technology
    • A. 

      The modern day objects that make life easier

    • B. 

      The skills and knowledge used by people to make tools and do work

    • C. 

      The knowledge to invent something useful in todays world

  • 7. 
    Define Nomad.
    • A. 

      People who do not dress with their whole body covered and travel constantly

    • B. 

      An object that is used to build

    • C. 

      Members of a group with no fixed home,who travel constantly to find food and water

  • 8. 
    Define Hominid.
    • A. 

      A person or group of people who travel chasing after food

    • B. 

      Member of the group that includes human beings and earlier human like creatures

    • C. 

      A group of people who live in based on habital resources

  • 9. 
    Define domesticate.
    • A. 

      To tame animals or plants to serve human needs

    • B. 

      To tame an animal to serve to human needs

    • C. 

      To replant a plant in a central place in order to reproduce

  • 10. 
    Define Deity.
    • A. 

      A royal eiress of a throne

    • B. 

      A king or queen

    • C. 

      A god or godess

  • 11. 
    Define Radiocarbon Dating
    • A. 

      The way to check the amount of carbon in a radioactive artifact

    • B. 

      Modern scientific method for telling the age of once-living material by measureing the amount of radioactive carbon in it

    • C. 

      The way to tell if a creature from the past was married or not