Sol 2: Early Man

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Sol 2: Early Man

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  • 1. 
    According to information gathered by archaeologists, Homo sapiens most likely originated in:
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      America

  • 2. 
    Survival of early humans was dependent upon:
    • A. 

      The type and quantity of tools obtained.

    • B. 

      The number of people in their clan.

    • C. 

      The availability of wild plants and animals in their environment.

    • D. 

      Their use of fire.

  • 3. 
    • Were nomads, migrating in search of food, water and shelter
    • Invented the first tools, including simple weapons
    • Learned how to make and use fire
    • Lived in Clans
    • Developed oral language
    • Created cave art
    The best title for the list above would be:
    • A. 

      Characteristics of Neolithic humans:

    • B. 

      Characteristics of Egyptians:

    • C. 

      Characteristics of Cave Men:

    • D. 

      Characteristics of Hunter-gatherer societies:

  • 4. 
    During the Neolithic Era, society became more advanced. This can mostly be attributed to:
    • A. 

      The domestication of plants and animals

    • B. 

      Use of simple tools

    • C. 

      The use of fire

    • D. 

      The development of weaving skills

  • 5. 
    Because much of ancient history was not recorded, historians rely on information gathered by ______________ in the form of ___________________ and ___________________.
    • A. 

      Ophthalmologist; artists and facts

    • B. 

      Scientists; experiments and data

    • C. 

      Archaeologists; artifacts and fossils

    • D. 

      Mesopotamians; writings and laws

  • 6. 
    Archaeologists study settlements like _________________, a settlement currently under excavation in Anatolia (modern day Turkey).
    • A. 

      Aleppo

    • B. 

      Jericho

    • C. 

      Stonehenge

    • D. 

      Catalhoyuk

  • 7. 
    An archaeologist studying artifacts found in Aleppo, would need to utilize what scientific test to determine the era from which the artifact came?
    • A. 

      Oxygen analysis

    • B. 

      DNA Stranding

    • C. 

      Radiocarbon dating

    • D. 

      Litmus paper testing

  • 8. 
    Stonehenge is represented by which point on the map below?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 9. 
    Neolithic Era humans would most likely be found:
    • A. 

      Living in clans of 20-30 people

    • B. 

      Using simple weapons or tools made of stone

    • C. 

      Wandering around in search of food, water and shelter

    • D. 

      Making pottery to store the vegetables they harvest from their gardens

  • 10. 
    Paleolithic Era humans would most likely be found:
    • A. 

      Weaving clothes

    • B. 

      Using advanced tools and weapons

    • C. 

      Working on their farms, where they planted crops and raised animals

    • D. 

      Creating cave art in the caves where they lived