Unit_1 - Unit 1 1(p 7 Which of the following statements...

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Unit 1 1. (p. 7) Which of the following statements about Australopithecus is not true? A. They produced cleavers and hand axes B. They traveled deliberately over distances as far as fifteen kilometers C. They walked on two legs, thus freeing their arms to work independently D. They produced choppers and scrapers E. They were hominids 2. (p. 12) Most scholars believe that, during the Paleolithic Age, social organization was characterized by A. A rough social equality B. A ruling priestly class C. A dominant class based on the private ownership of land D. A ruling merchant class E. A dominant matriarchal structure 3. (p. 12-13) Many scholars believe that during the Paleolithic Age the relationship between the sexes was marked by A. A female-dominated society based on the importance of gathering edible plants B. General social equality C. A male-dominated society based on the preeminence of hunting D. A male-dominated society based on sheer physical strength E. A male-dominated society based on the central role of the male sun god 4. (p. 16) The Venus figurines A. Were first found in the ruins of Çatal Hüyük B. Date back to the time of Australopithecus C. Were representative of the matriarchal societies of the Neolithic Age D. Are representations of the Goddess of Love found in Jericho E. Reflect early humans' deep interest in fertility 5. (p. 15) With the development of languages, human beings were able to A. Produce long cutting edges B. Accumulate knowledge and transmit it to new generations C. Begin to fashion sharp tools from animal bones D. Devise means for catching fish from deep waters E. Invent spear throwers 6. (p. 19) Instead of the potentially misleading term agricultural revolution , many anthropologists prefer the term A. Agricultural bonding B. Agricultural leap C. Agricultural infrastructure D. Agricultural explosion E. Agricultural transition
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7. (p. 20) One of the earliest known agricultural techniques was A. Crop rotation B. Hunting and gathering C. Slash and burn D. Crop substitution E. The use of the horse-drawn plow 8. (p. 22) One of the earliest neolithic settlements was __________, which was located at a freshwater oasis north of the Dead Sea and had a population of around two thousand. A. Jericho B. Çatal Hüyük C. Altamira D. Lascaux E. Jomon 9. (p. 23) Çatal Hüyük is significant because A. It marks the beginning of human civilization B. It marks the first human use of tools C. It was the site of the first human agriculture D. It is one of the best known Neolithic settlements E. It was the first instance of the use of a land bridge 10. (p. 26) Cities differed from Neolithic villages in two principal ways. First, cities were larger and more complex than Neolithic villages. The second difference was that A. Cities served the needs of their inhabitants and immediate neighbors B. Cities decisively influenced the economic, political, and cultural life of large regions C. Cities were less advanced militarily D. Cities had populations in the thousands
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