What materials were NOT used for making tools during the Neolithic?
The first settlements appear
during the Palaeolithic
during the Neolithic
during the Age of Metals
There are no settlements
The climate during the Neolithic and the Age of Metals was
mild and stable
like the climate today
with ice ages and milder periods
Which of the following concepts are related with the Neolithic?
Agriculture and livestock
Hunting, gathering and fishing
Shelters and caves
Settlements and villages
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 BE
8.000 - 4.000 BCE
4.000 BCE - 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
'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
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
an increase in conflicts and the appearance of sports
the appearance of livestock farming and an increase in conflicts
the appearance of trade routes and an increase in conflicts
greater social complexity and the appearance of sports
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
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
What was the greatest discovery of the Neolithic Revolution?
Agriculture and industry
Where did the Neolithic began?
The term 'Neolithic' means...
New Stone Age
Stones are new
Old Stone Age
The Neolithic began because
of the ice caps
a change in the weather
a climatic change
people were tired of hunting
Which of the following concepts do you associate with the Neolithic?
Use of metals
The economy during the Neolithic is...
Neolithic housing was built with...
Adobe and stone
Stone and concrete
Stone and paster
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
The instruments and tools of the Neolithic were made with...
wood and steel
During the Neolithic, societies began to live in...
The first domesticated plants were
Which of the following conditions had to be met for animals to be domesticated?
Which of the following tools appear in the Neolithic?
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
What material was used for preserving food?
Wicker (for baskets)
What was first planted in Europe and the Near East?
Maize and barley
Wheat and barley
Bartering appeared during the Neolithic because...
some did not have a way of finding food
hunting was scarce
some produced a surplus
there was no bartering, there was trade
What was one of the consequences of producing more food?
How do we call attributing a soul to elements of nature?