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Unit 1 Prof- HIST

Early People

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Based on Ch. 1.1 reading, why was Lascaux closed to the public? A) Lascaux II was more popular, B) Visitors caused damage, C) There was no public interest, D) Lascaux was a practical joke B) Visitors caused damage
Ch. 1.1 reading, why were the cave paintings treasured? They ___ A) Had been looked for by collectors B) Had been hidden by someone, C) Were a source of riches for boys who found them, D) Provided info about daily lives of early Man D) They provided information about the daily lives of early humans.
Based on Ch. 1.2 reading, early farmers had surplus food because they __________________. A) Traded tools for food, B) Domesticated animals, C) Planted on fertile soil + used tools, D) Specialized in hunting/gathering C) Planted on fertile soil + used tools
Based on Ch. 1.2 reading, what does this passage tell you about Çatalhüyük? A) It was the only large city, B) People in Çatalhüyük had hard lives, C) People farmed but didn’t hunt, D) Çatalhüyük was a prosperous city D) Çatalhüyük was a prosperous city
Based on Ch. 1.2 reading, why were dogs useful to early humans? A) They provided fur, B) They helped hunt large animals, C) They helped farm, D) They were not useful B) They helped hunt large animals
Based on Ch. 1.3 reading, how did people in Mesopotamia control floods and bring water to their crops? A) They built walls and ditches, B) They could predict the floods, C) The rivers did not flood, D) They could not control floods A) They built walls and ditches
Based on Ch. 1.3 reading, settlements developed into city-states because _______________. A) Passing caravans came for trade, B) Walls and ditches protected them, C) It provided protection, D) Food supplies increased D) Food supplies increased
Ch. 1.3 reading, why were there food surpluses in Mesopotamia? A) Farmers grew barley/wheat, B) Farmers lived near rivers + developed irrigation, C) All people devoted their time to growing food, D) Regular floods covered crops + provided plenty of H2) B) Mesopotamians lived near rivers and developed irrigation
Based on Ch. 1.4 reading, what do Hammurabi’s laws tell us about Babylonian values? A) They valued equality, B) People rarely committed crimes, C) Crime was not seen as a problem, D) Punishments were light A) They valued equality
Based on Ch. 1.4 reading, what was a result of Hammurabi’s code? A) City-states kept their own unique laws, B) Babylon became lawless, C) All cities in the empire lived under the same laws, D) His empire fell apart C) All cities in the empire lived under the same laws
Based on Ch. 1.4 reading, what would happen to a robber if he/she were caught? A) Nothing would happen, B) He/she would be put to death, C) He/she would lose an eye, D) He/she would go to jail B) He/she would be put to death
Communities grew in part because of ______________. A) Better hunting techniques, B) A need for shelter, C) A surplus of food supplies, D) The development of religion C) A surplus of food supplies
Early people cultivated different crops mainly because of the ____________. A) Tools they made, B) Animals they hunted, C) Foods they liked, D) Climate where they lived D) Climate where they lived
How do early humans compare to people today? A) They were shorter, B) They ate the same foods, C) They were the same height, D) They were often weaker C) They were the same height
How many gods did the Israelites worship? A) One, B) Two, C) Ten, D) Hundreds A) One
Most of our information about the early history of Israel comes from the ________________. A) Ten Commandments, B) Code of Hammurabi, C) Hebrew Bible, D) Assyrian library C) Hebrew Bible
My farmland is too dry. Which of the following should I do? A) Build a terrace, B) Grow corn, C) Use “slash-and-burn”, D) Use canals to bring water to crops D) Use canals to bring water to crops
Sumerians created the 1st writing system called A) Cuneiform, B) A ziggurat, C) Sumerian pottery, D) Ancient artwork A) Cuneiform
The use of __________ helped the Assyrians control their empire. A) Astronomy, B) Roads, C) Ziggurats, D) Irrigation B) Roads
Using the Ch. 1.1 timeline when did the last Great Ice Age begin? A) 40,000 B.C., B) 35,000 B.C., C) 25,000 B.C., D) 10,000 B.C. B) 35,000 B.C.
Using the Ch. 1.1 timeline, when did Asian hunters cross the Bering Strait? A) 25,000 B.C., B) 35,000 B.C., C) 40,000 B.C., D) 70,000 B.C. A) 25,000 B.C.
Using the Ch. 1.1 timeline, when were bone and stone tools left in the Blombos Cave? A) 70,000 B.C., B) 40,000 B.C., C) 35,000 B.C., D) 25,000 B.C. A) 70,000 B.C.
What did early people do to survive? A) Hunting and farming, B) Mining and gathering, C) Fishing and farming, D) Hunting and gathering D) Hunting and gathering
What was the first animal to be domesticated? A) Goat, B) Pig, C) Dog, D) Cow C) Dog
What was the first civilization to use the horse drawn chariot? A) Assyrians, B) Chaldeans, C) Israelites, D) Babylonians A) Assyrians
Which of the following is NOT a benefit of farming? A) People live longer, B) Population shrinks, C) Develop crafts, D) Steady diet B) Population shrinks
Which of the following is NOT a benefit of fire? A) Cooked food, B) Warmth, C) Wild fires, D) Light C) Wild fires
Which of the following was found in the Blombos and Border Caves? A) Copper axes, B) Stone tools, C) Metal spears, D) Iron arrowheads B) Stone tools
Who allowed the Jews to return to Judah? Cyrus the Great
Who built the Hanging Gardens and the Ishtar Gates in Babylon? Nebuchadnezzar
Who created the 1st written code of law? Hammurabi
Who had to follow the Code of Hammurabi? A) Only the slaves, B) Only the farmers, C) Everyone, except the king, D) Everyone D) Everyone
Who invented the 1st system of writing? A) Sumerians, B) Israelites, C) Chaldeans, D) Assyrians A) Sumerians
Who led his people out of Egypt and received the 10 Commandments from God? Moses
Who made a covenant with God? Abraham
Who was the Sumerian father of the gods? An
Why did people begin farming the Fertile Crescent? A) The soil was rich, B) Droughts were frequent, C) Mountains were common, D) Large forests were available A) The soil was rich
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