5 Themes of Geography and Chapter 1 Test Review

Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 Test
Team Challenge!
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clockwise each time a new question is asked.
• You may discuss with your table for the correct
answer but be careful not to give away the answer
to other teams!
• Write the correct answer on your dry erase boards
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Question #1
If your profession is to study the development and
culture of early hominids, then you are most likely
A. a historian.
B. a geographer.
C. an archaeologist.
D. an anthropologist
Question #2
What could Lucy do that gorillas could not do as
A. use her hands to defend her children
B. make tools such as a sharp knife
C. form a group to hunt for animals
D. build fires to cook meat for her family
Question #3
Which statement about Homo habilis describes a
capability that helped their group survive?
A. They knew how to make tools.
B. They came before Neanderthals.
C. They lived 1.5 million years ago.
D. They had ape and human features.
Question #4
Which of these helped Homo habilis survive
against animal attacks?
A. building shelters
B. burying their dead
C. using bows and arrows
D. living together in groups
Question #5
Which new capability enabled hominids to survive
in colder climates?
A. building fire and shelters
B. drawing art on cave walls
C. gathering food from plants
D. making tools out of bones
Question #6
The name Homo habilis means
A. "Upright Man," the biped.
B. "Handy Man," the toolmaker.
C. "Wise Man," the language user.
D. "Artist Man," the cave painter.
Question #7
The bones of a number of hominids were found in
one location. Scientists concluded that this type of
hominid probably
A. made tools.
B. died in wars.
C. had language.
D. lived in groups
Question #8
What trait made Homo erectus well suited for
A. short, stocky build
B. ridge above the eyes
C. long, strong leg bones
D. round, smooth foreheads
Question #9
Homo erectus was the first hominid to use
A. fire.
B. hands.
C. fish hooks.
D. stone tools.
Question #10
Large brains helped Homo sapiens
neanderthalensis survive, giving them the ability
A. run much faster.
B. bend farther forward.
C. design better tools.
D. plant crops for food.
Question #11
At Neanderthal sites, evidence from burial
mounds, showing signs that people cared for the
sick and injured, has led scientists to believe that
Neanderthals had
A. creative minds.
B. a complex religion.
C. a desire to make art.
D. a sense of community.
Question #12
What advantage over previous hominid groups did
the invention of the spear thrower give to early
modern humans?
A. to cook animals for food
B. to injure animals with spears
C. to kill animals from a distance
D. to hunt animals in organized groups
Question #13
Who made cave paintings, carvings, and musical
A. Homo erectus
B. Homo sapiens sapiens
C. Australopithecus afarensis
D. Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
Question #14
How did people in the Paleolithic Age get their
A. by hunting and gathering
B. by planting and harvesting
C. by herding goats and cattle
D. by trading over land and sea
Question #15
The Neolithic Age ended about 3000 B.C.E., with
the discovery of how to
A. make metal tools.
B. weave linen cloth.
C. tame wild animals.
D. build brick houses.
Question #16
What change began the Neolithic Age, about 8000
A. trading
B. hunting
C. farming
D. building
Question #17
Why was the Fertile Crescent the site of many
early settlements?
A. The hills were rich in gold.
B. The soil was good for crops.
C. The forest was full of animals.
D. The caves were deep and warm.
Question #18
What was the greatest benefit to people when
early farmers began to raise plants and animals?
A. They kept pets for company.
B. They could travel more easily.
C. They shared most of the work.
D. They had a stable food supply.
Question #19
One animal that was domesticated mainly for
meat and milk was the
A. goat.
B. mule.
C. camel.
D. chicken.
Question #20
Archaeologists have found houses in which the
doorways were built high up on the walls. What was
the most likely reason for this?
A. People grew taller because they had more to eat.
B. The land around the houses has sunk over the
C. People wanted to be safe from wild animals or
D. The lower parts of the walls were covered with
Question #21
Why did people in the Neolithic Age live together in
larger groups, compared with earlier times?
A. They found better ways to get along with others.
B. They made special goods like baskets and pottery.
C. They needed more people for hunting and
D. They could grow enough food to support more
Question #22
Which of these was a change that resulted from
building permanent shelters?
A. new ways of living in smaller family groups
B. new ways of cooking food in clay-lined pits
C. new ways of protection with bows and arrows
D. new ways of making clothing out of animal skins
Question #23
How did dividing up the work help communities
produce more to meet their needs?
A. Everybody did the same job.
B. Most people enjoyed working alone.
C. Villagers learned to make stone tools.
D. Individuals developed a variety of skills.
Question #24
Archaeologists have found decorated pottery and
polished stones. What does this suggest about
Neolithic people?
A. They mined to get flint.
B. They cared about beauty.
C. They wanted more to eat.
D. They used money to trade.
Question #25
What is the best title for these words: Spinners,
Weavers, Basket Makers, Toolmakers?
A. Trade in Catal Hoyuk
B. Education in Catal Hoyuk
C. Community in Catal Hoyuk
D. Specialization in Catal Hoyuk
Question #26
Why did Neolithic people trade?
A. to learn other languages
B. to ride across the deserts
C. to get resources they lacked
D. to show off their good crafts
Question #27
How did trade help Neolithic people make
stronger tools?
A. They built thick stone walls around their
B. They developed sturdy muscles by walking long
C. They learned from nearby villages how to work
with metal.
D. They got special materials such as obsidian from
other areas.
Question #27
If you were a Neolithic trader, what would most
likely happen as you traveled and traded?
A. You would find out how other groups lived.
B. You would invent an alphabet and start writing.
C. You would become a better hunter by following
D. You would make a lot of money and move to a
new place.
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Final Questions!
Directions: Write the following answer on your
How did the development of agriculture
change daily life in the Neolithic Age?
Increased/stable food supply led to surplus
which allowed them to trade, develop
newer/better tools, have free time for
developing culture, rely less on hunting.

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