Revising Neolithic and Age of Metals

Question 1 of 54

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The term 'Neolithic' means...

Select one of the following:

  • New Stone Age

  • Stones are new

  • Old Stone Age

  • Ice Age

Question 2 of 54

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Where did the Neolithic begin?

Select one of the following:

  • America

  • China

  • Iberian Peninsula

  • Fertile Crescent

Question 3 of 54

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The Neolithic began because of

Select one of the following:

  • the ice caps

  • a change in the weather

  • a climate change

  • people were tired of hunting

Question 4 of 54

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This climate change consisted on

Select one of the following:

  • a rise of temperatures in some areas

  • a decrease of temperatures in some areas

  • a rise of global temperatures

  • a decrease of global temperatures

Question 5 of 54

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These transfomations in the climate implied

Select one of the following:

  • changes in the hominids

  • changes in the fauna and flora

  • changes in the clouds

  • they did not imply any change

Question 6 of 54

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The climate during the Neolithic and the Age of Metals was

Select one of the following:

  • mild and stable

  • always cold

  • like the climate today

  • with ice ages and milder periods

Question 7 of 54

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When did the Neolithic begin?

Select one of the following:

  • 12000 BCE

  • 8000 BCE

  • 4000 BCE

  • Romanisation

Question 8 of 54

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When did the Neolithic end?

Select one of the following:

  • 8000 BCE

  • 4000 BCE

  • 3500 BCE

  • 1000 BCE

Question 9 of 54

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What was the greatest discovery of the Neolithic Revolution?

Select one of the following:

  • Fire

  • Speech

  • Agriculture and industry

  • Agriculture and livestock

Question 10 of 54

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Therefore, economy during the Neolithic was...

Select one or more of the following:

  • predator

  • industrial

  • producer

  • nomadic

Question 11 of 54

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The first domesticated plants were

Select one or more of the following:

  • cereals

  • fruit trees

  • conifers

  • oaks

Question 12 of 54

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The instruments and tools of the Neolithic were made with...

Select one or more of the following:

  • smooth stone

  • metals

  • lithic reduction

  • wood and steel

Question 13 of 54

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Which of the following tools appeared in the Neolithic?

Select one of the following:

  • Hoe

  • Axe

  • Lance

  • Biface

Question 14 of 54

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Which of the following Neolithic tools was used for recollecting the harvest?

Select one of the following:

  • Hoe

  • Plough

  • Sickle

  • Mortar

Question 15 of 54

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What material was used for preserving food?

Select one of the following:

  • Wicker (for baskets)

  • Stone

  • Metals

  • Ceramics

Question 16 of 54

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What materials were NOT used for making tools during the Neolithic?

Select one of the following:

  • Metals

  • Stone

  • Bone

  • Wood

Question 17 of 54

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Where was maize begun to be used in agriculture?

Select one of the following:

  • Europe

  • Middle East

  • China

  • America

Question 18 of 54

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What was first planted in Europe and the Near East?

Select one of the following:

  • Maize

  • Rice

  • Maize and barley

  • Wheat and barley

Question 19 of 54

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What does 'domestication' mean?

Select one of the following:

  • Accepting animals at home

  • Taking care of dogs

  • Modifying the behaviour

  • Modifying the physical characteristics

Question 20 of 54

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Which of the following is NOT a condition animals had to meet for being domesticated?

Select one of the following:

  • Non-aggressive

  • Herbibores

  • Carnivores

  • To accept captivity

Question 21 of 54

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Bartering appeared during the Neolithic because...

Select one of the following:

  • some could not find food

  • hunting was dangerous

  • some produced a surplus

  • there was no bartering, there was trade

Question 22 of 54

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The main characteristic of bartering is that...

Select one of the following:

  • the use of money

  • only used in the Prehistory

  • not using money

  • stealing most of the things

Question 23 of 54

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During the Neolithic, people became sedentary. What does that mean?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 24 of 54

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During the Neolithic, societies began to live in...

Select one or more of the following:

  • castles

  • caves

  • settlements

  • conurbanizations

Question 25 of 54

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Neolithic housing was built with...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Adobe and stone

  • Stone and concrete

  • Stone and plaster

  • Branches, stones and bones

Question 26 of 54

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The existence of necropolises in the Neolithic indicates that...

Select one or more of the following:

  • they were Christian societies

  • they believed in life after death

  • practiced cannibalism

  • they worshipped Quetzalcoatl

Question 27 of 54

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What was one of the consequences of producing more food?

Select one of the following:

  • less trade

  • more population

  • less population

  • more hunting

Question 28 of 54

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The new activities developed during the Neolithic allowed...

Select one of the following:

  • opening schools and hospitals

  • the appearance of sports for leisure

  • the division of labour

  • the appearance of painting

Question 29 of 54

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Neolithic societies were

Select one of the following:

  • pyramidal

  • equitable

  • hierarchical

  • anarchist

Question 30 of 54

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How do we call attributing a soul to elements of nature?

Select one of the following:

  • Animism

  • Politheism

  • Monotheism

  • Christianity

Question 31 of 54

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The Age of Metals is characterished by

Select one of the following:

  • the use of metallurgy

  • the invention of bridges

  • the appearance of writing

  • cave paintings

Question 32 of 54

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The dates of the Age of Metals are

Select one of the following:

  • 4,2 million years ago - 8.000 BCE

  • 8.000 - 4.000 BCE

  • 4.000 - 1000 BCE

  • 1000 BCE - Roman Empire

Question 33 of 54

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The order of the periods of the Age of Metals is

Select one of the following:

  • Iron, Copper and Bronze

  • Bronze, Copper and Iron

  • Copper, Bronze and Iron

  • Iron, Bronze and Copper

Question 34 of 54

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The earliest metallurgic technique was

Select one of the following:

  • forge

  • hitting the metal with a stone

  • smelting

  • polishing the metals

Question 35 of 54

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'Forge' is one of the different techniques of the metallurgy during the Age of Metals, and it consists on

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 36 of 54

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One of the great advantages of the technique of smelting metals is that

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 37 of 54

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Which of the following was NOT made with metals in this period?

Select one of the following:

  • Pottery

  • Sickles

  • Swords

  • Jewellery

Question 38 of 54

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Apart from decorating, jewellery during the Age of Metals was used as

Select one of the following:

  • agricultural tool

  • symbol of power

  • only decoration, really

  • recipient for grain

Question 39 of 54

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Which of the following is not a new invention in the Age of Metals

Select one of the following:

  • The wheel

  • The sail

  • The potters' wheel

  • The Latin alphabet

Question 40 of 54

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Among the consequences of the use of metals we find

Select one of the following:

  • the appearance of sports

  • the appearance of livestock farming

  • the appearance of trains

  • greater social complexity

Question 41 of 54

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By 'greater social complexity' in the Age of Metals we refer to

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 42 of 54

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Which of the following appeared in the Age of Metals?

Select one of the following:

  • Cannons

  • Palisades

  • Gunpowder

  • Life jackets

Question 43 of 54

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One of the consequences of the increase of conflicts was

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 44 of 54

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Main characteristic of Neolithic painting

Select one of the following:

  • Realism

  • Naturalism

  • Schematism

  • Perspective

Question 45 of 54

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Which of the following concepts are related with the Neolithic?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Agriculture and livestock

  • Hunting, gathering and fishing

  • Producers

  • Predators

  • Shelters and caves

  • Settlements and villages

  • Nomadic

  • Sedentary

  • Bartering

  • Horizontal hierarchy

Question 46 of 54

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Pottery was decorated in the Neolithic with

Select one of the following:

  • calligraphies

  • hunting scenes

  • plants

  • geometrical inscriptions

Question 47 of 54

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The meaning of 'Megalith' is

Select one of the following:

  • Stones are large

  • Large stone

  • Long stone

  • Menhir

Question 48 of 54

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Where can we find the majority of megalithic monuments?

Select one of the following:

  • Africa

  • Atlantic coast of America

  • Atlantic coast of Europe

  • Mesopotamia

Question 49 of 54

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A menhir is...

Select one of the following:

  • a vertical stone

  • a horizontal stone

  • several stones in lines

  • several stones in circles

Question 50 of 54

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A megalith consisting on several vertical stones and a horizontal one on top is a...?

Select one of the following:

  • Menhir

  • Dolmen

  • Cromlech

  • Alignment

Question 51 of 54

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Sonehenge is a ...

Select one of the following:

  • Menhir

  • Alignment

  • Dolmen

  • Cromlech

Question 52 of 54

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Megalithic monuments are related with

Select one of the following:

  • the cult of the animals

  • Christianity

  • cult of the stars

  • agriculture

Question 53 of 54

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Which of the following concepts do you associate with the Neolithic?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Agriculture

  • Long-distance trade

  • Villages

  • Use of metals

  • Bartering

  • Schematic painting

  • Nomadic

  • Pottery

  • Predators

  • Textile

Question 54 of 54

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Which of the following conditions had to be met for animals to be domesticated?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Herbivores

  • Carnivores

  • Aggressive

  • Non-aggressive

  • Fast growth

  • Mammals

  • Aquatic

  • Group leaders

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