Unit I - Themes And Skills

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Unit I - Themes And Skills

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  • 1. 
    In which economic system used by early civilizations are decisions about the distribution of goods based primarily on customs, beliefs, and habits?
    • A. 

      Mixed

    • B. 

      Free-market

    • C. 

      Traditional

    • D. 

      Command

  • 2. 
    Why is Southeast Asia considered a crossroads?
    • A. 

      Large deposits of oil are available.

    • B. 

      A number of trade routes intersect.

    • C. 

      A single culture is dominant.

    • D. 

      Rivers serve as highways.

  • 3. 
    Geneticists are tracing the movements of people in prehistoric Europe using our DNA as a time machine. . . . — Joe Palca, “Tracing Human Migration Through DNA,” NPR Weekend Edition Saturday, August 11, 2007 This passage suggests that modern science can be used to
    • A. 

      Aid historical analysis

    • B. 

      Show the development of a point of view

    • C. 

      Explain ancient medical practices

    • D. 

      Predict future events

  • 4. 
    Why is Southeast Asia considered a crossroads?
    • A. 

      Large deposits of oil are available

    • B. 

      A number of trade routes intersect.

    • C. 

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