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Practice Quiz

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Refer to the map for support for questions 1-3.

1.Where did the first humans originate?

(a.)Australia (b.)Europe (c.)Africa

2.What continent did humans migrate to last?

(a.) Australia (b.) South America (c.) Africa

3, What discovery allowed humans to migrate to colder regions?

(a.) discovery of fire (b.) discovery of how to control fire (c )discovery of sea travel

4.What is the correct sequence of events?

(a.)humans learn how to domesticate plants, humans learn how to control fire, humans
grow a surplus of food.

(b.)humans learn how to control fire, humans migrate to colder regions, humans learn
how to plant wild grasses and grow crops

(c.)humans learn how to create a surplus of food, humans learn how to domesticate
plants and animals, humans learn how to control fire.

5.When humans learn how to practice agriculture and farming methods is referred to as
(a.) The Ice Age (b.) The Old Stone Age (c.)The New Stone Age
Identify the tool of human survival based off the phrases for questions 6-9

6.Early humans searched and picked foods in a given area.

(a.) Fire (b.) Settlement (c.)Gathering

7.Humans used this tool to ward off dangerous animals...

(a.) Gathering (b.) Farming (c.) Fire

8.Humans began to domesticate this over time...

(a.) Fire (b.)Stone tools (c.)Animals

Refer to the photo above to answer question 9.

9.What Geoterm does this image show?

(a)Surplus (b.)Irrigation

(c)Farming (d.)Democracy

10.Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of civilization?

(a)Organized Government (b)Formalized Religion (c)Dreams (d)The Arts

11.Which of the following most closely describes the characteristic of civilization “Organized
(a)People praying to gods and goddesses (b)A ruler keeps order in society and collects taxes
(c)Sculptures expressing a civilization (d)Records are kept to keep track of trade
12.Which of the following most closely describes the characteristic of civilization “Record Keeping
and Writing”?
(a)Growing crops (b)migrating to colder places (c )keeping track of what is traded

13.What are the MOST important physical features in the Mesopotamia region for the growth of
(a)Desert (b)The Arts (c)Places of Worship (d)the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

14.A scribe is a:
(a) Professional writer (b)Farmer (d)Powerful Ruler

15.In a City-State:
(a)A ruler governs over several territories (b)there is pure democracy © there are
independent cities that are governed by its own government.

Subtotal: / 15

14-15 Points = Study your notes some over the weekend

10-13 Points=Study your notes quite a bit over the weekend

9 and under= Study your notes A LOT over the weekend.

Materials to Study:

• Workbooks 1-3

• This Pre-Quiz

• Check for my answers for the workbooks, and

suprise practice quizzes you can do online! :)

Make sure you know about...

Early human migration Phoenicians: trading and the alphabet

Survival during the stone age (chart in workbook 1) Problems with flooding

Old vs. New Stone age Hammurabi's Code

Significance of having a surplus of foods Importance of where Babylon is located

Characteristics of civilization
Significance of Tigris and Euphrates Rivers