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Where does the archaeological evidence gathered by Louis and Mary Leakey suggest the earliest humans developed?
a) Great Rift Valley
b) Himalaya Mountains
c) Amazon Rain Forrest
d) Philippine Archipelago

Which geographic feature had the greatest influence on the development of ancient civilizations?
a) dense forests
b) mountain passes
c) smooth coastlines
d) river valleys

Which statement about the Neolithic Revolution is an opinion rather than a fact?
a) Early peoples made greater cultural advancements than did people of later civilizations.
b) The Neolithic Revolution resulted in changes for nomadic peoples.
c) New technology was developed during the Neolithic Revolution.
d) Agricultural developments resulted in the establishment of permanent settlements.

The Neolithic Revolution is often considered a turning point in history because
a) city dwellers learned to control fire
b) societies became more nomadic
c) nuclear families evolved into extended families
d) permanent settlements developed in river valleys

The best definition of subsistence agriculture is
a) supplying crops for overseas exports
b) bartering crops for manufactured goods
c) storing surplus food in case of famine
d) producing just enough food for a family’s use

Which Neolithic Revolution development led to the other three?
a) complex civilizations
b) division of labor
c) surplus of food
d) domestication of plants and animals

During which period did the domestication of animals and growing of crops first occur?
a) Iron Age
b) Neolithic Revolution
c) Old Stone Age
d) Scientific Revolution

Which feature would most likely be included in an economic system based on traditional agriculture and self-sufficiency?
a) banks
b) barter
c) gold standard
d) tarrifs

Most traditional societies are
a) closely linked to the natural environment
b) located near large urban areas
c) organized around complex economic systems
d) dependent on manufacturing

Which description best fits the Neolithic Revolution?
a) moving from urban centers to rural centers
b) using petrochemical fertilizers and pesticides to increase production
c) replacing human laborers with machines
d) shifting from hunting and gathering to farming as a way of life

Which description best fits the Neolithic Revolution?
a) using child labor in factories
b) domesticating plants and animals
c) learning to control fire
d) developing iron technology

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