The term 'Neolithic' means...
New Stone Age
Stones are new
Old Stone Age
Where did the Neolithic begin?
The Neolithic began because of
the ice caps
a change in the weather
a climate change
people were tired of hunting
This climate change consisted on
a rise of temperatures in some areas
a decrease of temperatures in some areas
a rise of global temperatures
a decrease of global temperatures
These transfomations in the climate implied
changes in the hominids
changes in the fauna and flora
changes in the clouds
they did not imply any change
The climate during the Neolithic and the Age of Metals was
mild and stable
like the climate today
with ice ages and milder periods
When did the Neolithic begin?
When did the Neolithic end?
What was the greatest discovery of the Neolithic Revolution?
Agriculture and industry
Agriculture and livestock
Therefore, economy during the Neolithic was...
The first domesticated plants were
The instruments and tools of the Neolithic were made with...
wood and steel
Which of the following tools appeared in the Neolithic?
Which of the following Neolithic tools was used for recollecting the harvest?
What material was used for preserving food?
Wicker (for baskets)
What materials were NOT used for making tools during the Neolithic?
Where was maize begun to be used in agriculture?
What was first planted in Europe and the Near East?
Maize and barley
Wheat and barley
What does 'domestication' mean?
Accepting animals at home
Taking care of dogs
Modifying the behaviour
Modifying the physical characteristics
Which of the following is NOT a condition animals had to meet for being domesticated?
To accept captivity
Bartering appeared during the Neolithic because...
some could not find food
hunting was dangerous
some produced a surplus
there was no bartering, there was trade
The main characteristic of bartering is that...
the use of money
only used in the Prehistory
not using money
stealing most of the things
During the Neolithic, people became sedentary. What does that mean?
They only feed themselves with the carrion (dead and decomposing animals)
They did not work
They started to walk upright
They did not move looking for food
During the Neolithic, societies began to live in...
Neolithic housing was built with...
Adobe and stone
Stone and concrete
Stone and plaster
Branches, stones and bones
The existence of necropolises in the Neolithic indicates that...
they were Christian societies
they believed in life after death
they worshipped Quetzalcoatl
What was one of the consequences of producing more food?
The new activities developed during the Neolithic allowed...
opening schools and hospitals
the appearance of sports for leisure
the division of labour
the appearance of painting
Neolithic societies were
How do we call attributing a soul to elements of nature?
The Age of Metals is characterished by
the use of metallurgy
the invention of bridges
the appearance of writing
The dates of the Age of Metals are
4,2 million years ago - 8.000 BCE
8.000 - 4.000 BCE
4.000 - 1000 BCE
1000 BCE - Roman Empire
The order of the periods of the Age of Metals is
Iron, Copper and Bronze
Bronze, Copper and Iron
Copper, Bronze and Iron
Iron, Bronze and Copper
The earliest metallurgic technique was
hitting the metal with a stone
polishing the metals
'Forge' is one of the different techniques of the metallurgy during the Age of Metals, and it consists on
Hammering the metal with a stone
Heating the metal, and then hammering it
Smelting the metal, and then hammering it
Pour the metal in a mould
One of the great advantages of the technique of smelting metals is that
it can only work with gold and copper
it allows alloys, such as bronze
it is very easy smelting metals
it is cheap, but the tools are less resistant
Which of the following was NOT made with metals in this period?
Apart from decorating, jewellery during the Age of Metals was used as
symbol of power
only decoration, really
recipient for grain
Which of the following is not a new invention in the Age of Metals
The potters' wheel
The Latin alphabet
Among the consequences of the use of metals we find
the appearance of sports
the appearance of livestock farming
the appearance of trains
greater social complexity
By 'greater social complexity' in the Age of Metals we refer to
A greater specialisation of agricultural tools
The appearance of the industrial bourgeoisie
Greater social differences produced by the accumulation of wealth by some
Society was not hierarchical during the Age of Metals
Which of the following appeared in the Age of Metals?
One of the consequences of the increase of conflicts was
the weakening of the soldiers' social role
the weakening of the wealthy minority's social role
the strengthening of the women's social role
the weakening of the women's social role
Main characteristic of Neolithic painting
Which of the following concepts are related with the Neolithic?
Hunting, gathering and fishing
Shelters and caves
Settlements and villages
Pottery was decorated in the Neolithic with
The meaning of 'Megalith' is
Stones are large
Where can we find the majority of megalithic monuments?
Atlantic coast of America
Atlantic coast of Europe
A menhir is...
a vertical stone
a horizontal stone
several stones in lines
several stones in circles
A megalith consisting on several vertical stones and a horizontal one on top is a...?
Sonehenge is a ...
Megalithic monuments are related with
the cult of the animals
cult of the stars
Which of the following concepts do you associate with the Neolithic?
Use of metals
Which of the following conditions had to be met for animals to be domesticated?