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The Neolithic (Essays 1-3) (Quiz 1)

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1. A few foraging peoples are not nomadic and can remain in permanent villages because of the rich resources available in a single location. These include foragers living
on the coast of British Columbia 
in the Ituri forest 
just north of the Sahel 
in the Zagros mountains 
in the river beds flowing from the Mountains of the Moon. 
No Answer
2. Which three of the following are new in the Neolithic? (Select three.)
religious healing 
social class stratification 
walled settlements. 
3. Which one of the following is new in the Neolithic?
hunting with dogs 
immobility of residence 
iron working 
MMW exams. 
No Answer
4. Which one of the following is a tool new to the Neolithic?
steam shovel 
spear thrower 
microlithic tool technology. 
No Answer
5. Which of the following are thought to have made their first appearance at the very end of or after the Neolithic? (Select two.)
bronze casting 
bow-and-arrow hunting 
millet cultivation. 
6. The shift from gathering wild plants to harvesting cultivated plants is characterized by
a "moment of discovery" when an innovator thinks of planting crops 
human influence in the genetic variation of a plant species 
a climatic shift which results in longer growing seasons 
the necessity of irrigation 
environmental changes that reduce the available game, substantially increasing the dependence on plant foods so that farming suddenly becomes necessary. 
No Answer
7. The Neolithic Revolution
amazed women since they tended to be the plant gatherers in foraging societies 
intimidated people because of the dramatic new means of acquiring food 
caused grand transformations in personality and culture 
was caused by an advanced foraging adaptation 
was experienced as anything but a revolution. 
No Answer

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