Window on Humanity Study Set 1

Anthropology

Quiz 8 :

The First Farmers

Quiz 8 :

The First Farmers

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Which of the following was NOT domesticated in China?
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Three key caloric staples and major sources of carbohydrates were domesticated by Native American farmers. These were
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Where did the earliest domestication of animals and plants in the Middle East occur?
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The broad-spectrum revolution in Europe included the late Upper Paleolithic and the Mesolithic, which followed it. What tool type characterized the Mesolithic?
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Which of the following is NOT one of the areas where food production was independently invented?
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What is the name given to the cultural period in which the first signs of domestication were present?
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What is a vertical economy?
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In the Middle East, early cultivation began as an attempt to copy, in a less favorable environment, the dense stands of wheat and barley that grew wild in the hilly flanks. All of the following either motivated or facilitated this attempt EXCEPT
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The domestication of the dog
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Middle Eastern food production arose in the context of four environmental zones. From highest altitude to lowest, they are
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The path from foraging to food production was one that people followed independently in at least seven world areas. New archaeological research techniques continue to overturn previously held assumptions about where and how this occurred. Microscopic evidence from early cultivated plants suggests that
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Which of the following statements about sheep is true?
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Which of the following conditions did NOT contribute to the development of food production in the Middle East?
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With domestication, the husk that encloses the edible portion of wild cereals became
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The foundations of the state-a social and political unit featuring a central government, extreme contrasts of wealth, and social classes-emerged
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Where do scholars believe food production first began in the Middle East?
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What is sedentism?
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When did sedentary life develop in the Middle East?
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The Natufians' ability to exploit their rich local environment with broad-spectrum foraging made it possible for them to
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Which of the following was NOT domesticated in the eastern United States?
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