Multiple Choice 1. The Paleo-Indians were A) rivals of the Archaic

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Multiple Choice

1. The Paleo-Indians were

A) rivals of the Archaic Era Indians.

B) inhabitants of Mesoamerica.

C) the first human settlers of the Americas.

D) those who began to develop agriculture after the Ice Age passed.

E) those who migrated from Asia by land rather than by sea.


2. The map shows that during the last Ice Age, the land mass of the Americas

A) was greater than it is today.

B) extended toward Europe.

C) was dominated by great lakes in the north.

D) was home to several ancient cities.

E) was reached more easily by sea than by land from Asia.

3. The most advanced societies of Mesoamerica were characterized by all of the following EXCEPT

A) the use of irrigation.

B) written languages.

C) egalitarianism.

D) monumental architecture.

E) systems of mathematics.

4. The early civilizations of Mesoamerica developed as a result of advances in

A) trade.

B) hunting.

C) agriculture.

D) religion.

E) the arts.

5. The religion of the Eastern Woodland Indians included animism, which was a belief that

A) one supreme being rules over all.

B) everything in nature possesses a spirit.

C) men and women are essentially equal.

D) humans were entrusted to take care of the natural world.

E) the woods were dwellings of sacred beings.

6. The alpaca and llamas of the Andes Mountains were unusual in the Americas before European contact because they were

A) hunted not for their meat but for their fur.

B) used as horses.

C) honored as sacred beings.

D) the only large domesticated animals.

E) the only large mammals to survive the Ice Age.

7. How did the recession of the glaciers at the end of the Ice Age affect human migration in North America?

A) People could leave North America only by sea.

B) People had to settle wherever they found themselves.

C) People were able to migrate northward.

D) People tried to return to Asia.

E) People were able to migrate southward and eastward.

8. How did the decline of large game affect the Paleo-Indians?

A) They had to search for new food sources.

B) Many of them starved to death.

C) They became traders instead of hunters.

D) They learned how to herd and raise small animals.

E) They no longer divided labor according to gender.

9. Aztec society was different from that of the mound builders and Anasazi in that only the Aztec

A) created urban areas.

B) built remarkable structures.

C) traded with other groups.

D) developed a stratified society.

E) practiced human sacrifice .

10. How did the Eastern Woodland Indians differ from Mesoamerican Indians?

A) Their social structure was rigidly hierarchical.

B) They did not divide labor according to gender.

C) They never developed agriculture.

D) Their outlook was more communal than individualistic.

E) They did not engage in warfare.

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