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I need help with my World History its from The World A Brief History

Foragers, Farmers, and Builders

1. The most common way the early river valley civilizations expanded was by

A. blending of cultures.
B. force of arms.
C. peaceful means.
D. political means.

2. The earliest agriculturists to migrate into Europe probably came from

A. the Americas.
B. Africa.
C. Europe.
D. Asia.

3. Which of the following statements is true of the Ice Age that began 150,000 years ago?

A. Humans didn't use highly expressive symbols.
B. Many humans enjoyed high levels of nutrition and long days of leisure.
C. Culture varied greatly throughout the inhabited world.
D. Art played no role in society at this time.

4. The earliest evidence for the domestication of the horse is found in present-day

A. Ukraine.
B. Malta.
C. Serbia.
D. Bulgaria.

5. The Harappan writing that survives

A. can't be deciphered.
B. recorded law codes.
C. relates to stories of heroes.
D. was used for religious texts.

6. Much of the direct written evidence for the early period of the Zhou dynasty comes from inscriptions on

A. cups.
B. oracle bones.
C. the walls of the kings' palaces.
D. bamboo strips.

7. According to the text, the development of agriculture could have been a result of all of the following except

A. population pressure.
B. increasing climatic stability.
C. religion.
D. abundance and leisure.

8. What happened to Nubia around 1,000 B.C.E.?

A. It became dependent on Egypt.
B. It suffered from a catastrophic plague.
C. It disappeared from Egyptian records.
D. It suffered from a massive flood.

9. The Nile River supports Egyptian agriculture by

A. supplying extra water for irrigation to supplement annual rains.
B. never flooding.
C. providing easy transport for crops.
D. flooding its banks and depositing rich soil.

10. What is the Epic of Gilgamesh?

A. The official history of one of the first Egyptian pharaohs
B. The earliest known law code
C. The creation myth of the early Shang dynasty
D. The earliest work of imaginative literature in Mesopotamia

11. The basis for the alphabet developed by the Greeks came from

A. Phoenicia.
B. Mesopotamia.
C. Egypt.
D. the Greeks themselves.

12. The expansion of agriculture can be traced across sub-Saharan Africa through the spread of the _______ language group.

A. Ndebele
B. Semitic
C. Bantu
D. Swahili

13. Among early hunting and gathering peoples, the commonly occurring mark that looks like a "P" is thought to stand for a

A. woman.
B. powerful male leader.
C. favored animal.
D. symbol for a calendar.

14. Which of the following archaeological evidence suggests that the Olmec were shamanistic?

A. Records of their mythology
B. Figurines of were-jaguars
C. Depictions of captives
D. Inscriptions describing religious observances

15. Political instability between competing states during the period from 1000 to 500 B.C.E. led to

A. a decline in new religious practices.
B. advances in technology.
C. a decrease in trade.
D. fewer opportunities for new ideas about society.

16. Civilizations in the Americas and sub-Saharan Africa were isolated from Eurasia mostly because of

A. lack of trade goods.
B. geography.
C. culture.
D. language.

17. It's believed that the role of feasts in the Ice Age was to

A. strengthen group ties.
B. celebrate weddings.
C. celebrate the resolution of serious conflicts.
D. mark times when food was abundant.

18. The root causes of the crisis that many states faced at the end of the second millennium B.C.E. were

A. unstable governments and ecological fragility.
B. natural disasters and external invasions.
C. external invasions and unstable governments.
D. migrations of foreigners and ecological fragility.

19. _______ was a kingdom on the Atlantic coast of Spain that traded with the Greeks and Phoenicians.

A. Fezzan
B. Tartessos
C. Etrona
D. Elche

20. A key technological development that began around 500 B.C.E. in sub-Saharan Africa was

A. monumental architecture.
B. iron smelting.
C. writing.
D. yam cultivation.
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