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Archaeologists study _________ through the recovery and analysis of artifacts.
a) science
b) human behavior and culture
c) dinosaurs
d) technology advancement

____ is something made by humans and is often a primative tool, structure, or part of a functional item.
a) Archaeology
b) Equipment
c) An artifact
d) Evidence

Scientists are not in agreement as to when and how people entered ___.
a) North America
b) the Western Hemisphere
c) the earth
d) Cactus Hill

Cactus Hill is located in ___ Virginia.
a) Southeastern
b) Southwestern
c) Northeastern
d) Northwestern

Cactus Hill is located along ___.
a) the Ohio River
b) the Mississippi River
c) the James River
d) the Nottoway River

Evidence found at Cactus Hill is ___ years old
a) 1,500 - 1,800
b) over a million
c) 1000
d) 15,000 - 18,000

____ is the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts.
a) Sociology
b) Biology
c) Anatomy
d) Archaeology

___ are the people who study human behavior and culture through the recovery and analysis of artifacts.
a) Archaeologists
b) Scientists
c) Palentologists
d) Biologists

Evidence that humans lived at Cactus Hill as early as 18,000 years ago makes it ___.
a) the only site found in North America.
b) one of the oldest sites in North America.
c) the first of many sites containing this type of evidence.
d) the oldest site of its kind in the world.

Where is one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Unites States located?
a) Cactus Ridge
b) Notting Hill
c) Maya
d) Cactus Hill

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