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  1.The reigns of Maya rulers were deciphered based on two signs, known as the “toothache sign” and the “upended frog” sign.   2.The Olmec developed a highly sophisticated artistic tradition that included monumental sculptures of snakes.   3.Teotihuacán was the capital of the Aztec Empire. 4.The Feathered Serpent is a recurring symbol of a.
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  11.  Which of these is an early Chinese dynasty that dates to between 2,000 B.C. and 500 B.C.? a.Ming b.Zhou c.Qing d.Tang   12.  A four tier hierarchy system was inferred for the __________. a.Yi Lou Valley b.Knossos region c.Chifeng area d.entire Harappan area   13.  What is the capital of the Late Shang dynasty and China’s oldest city? a.Xia b.Banpo c.Anyang d.Beijing   14.  A possible second.
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1.Discuss the collapse of the Harappan civilization.   2.What characterizes Harappan cities?   3.What evidence is there for social inequality in Harappan society?   4.What was Chinese society like in the area of Anyang before Anyang?       .
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1. Indigenously domesticated plants are found in this region of Africa. a.Ethiopia and Eritrea in the northeast b.southern African c.tropical East Africa d.desert of the northwest   2.  One of the most complete pictures of a hunter-gatherer village in North Africa comes from the North African site of __________. a.                Akhreijit b.Uan Afuda c.Dhar Tichit d.Nabta Playa   3.  The.
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  1.What is the significance of the site of Cerro Juanaqueña?   2.What is the advantage of accelerator mass spectrometry over conventional radiocarbon dating?   3.What is optimal foraging theory?   4.How did the Formative period compare with the preceding Archaic period?   5.How did agriculture develop in eastern North America?       .
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  3.Why did Marshall Sahlins call hunter-gatherers the original affluent society?   4.What characterized the Natufian Period?   5.Archaeologically what is the major technology that distinguishes the Early Neolithic and Natufian?   6.How did Pre-Pottery Neolithic A villages differ from those later in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B?       .
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1.  This epic tale, set in the Uruk period, is known from cuneiform tablets recovered from Mesopotamia. a.the Bible b.Gilgamesh c.the Odyssey d.the Iliad   2.  Mesopotamia is found between the Tigris and Euphrates, centered in what modern country? a.Iran b.Iraq c.Syria d.Turkey   3.  Most of the early cities in Mesopotamia were either within or on the edge of __________. a.rolling upland b.extensive.
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0-1.1 __________ describes the human need and willingness to understand the feelings, thoughts, motives, interests, attitudes, lives and others. a. Sympathy b. Convergence c. Identification d. Ethnocentrism 0-1.2 Keith took great care in organizing his speech and choosing the best evidence to support his main points. This is an example of a concern for a. ethos. b. logos. c. mythos. d. pathos. 0-1.3 A speaker who is.
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1.  A Cotton Preceramic Period ceremonial center that preceded the Inca was established in the Andes by 900 B.C. at what location? a.                Chavín de Huántar b.Moche c.Cuzco d.Nasca   2.  The use of staffs today continues an Andean tradition that __________. a.was borrowed from Amazonian peoples b.is a marker of political office c.is a relatively new.
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  11.  The collapse of the Maya cities was partially due to __________. a.slavery b.ecological degradation c.population decline d.conquest   12.  Which statement best represents the state of tourism at archaeological sites? a.It destroys sites and should not be allowed. b.It is predominantly run through indigenous community leadership. c.It can be used for political gain. d.Tourism takes precedence over archaeological research.
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  0-2.1 It is effective to use pathos without also relying on ethos and logos. 0-2.2 Mythos refers to appealing to the audience’s emotions to maintain their interest or to convince them of your intent. 0-2.3 Most speeches you will give in class and in your everyday life will be given extemporaneously. 0-2.4 Nervousness is always negative and you should strive to eliminate.
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1.The Epic of Gilgamesh recounts the exploits of the king of Uruk. 2.Mesopotamia was bounded by the Nile and the Euphrates Rivers. 3.In southern Mesopotamia, crops can be grown only with irrigation. 4.Most Paleolithic and Neolithic sites in southern Mesopotamia are accessible to archaeologists because they are not deeply buried.   5.The.
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  11.  Egyptian kingly power was tied to the concept of __________, which combines the virtues of balance and justice. a.karma b.Saqqara c.ma’at d.destiny   12.  The Tomb of Ty at Saqqara shows the integral role that __________ played in managing the economy of the Old Kingdom. a.                farmers b.priests c.bureaucrats d.scribes   13.  The first true pyramid, known as the.
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  1.What were the three major regions where plants were indigenously domesticated in Africa?   2.What is the importance of the Nabta Playa site?   3.What sort of plants were domesticated in New Guinea, and how did they differ from other areas?   4.What is the role of the Humboldt Current in the subsistence of the Andean.
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1. The earliest evidence of emerging political complexity in Mesoamerica is found on ________ sites. a.Maya b.Toltec c.Aztec d.Olmec   2.  What is the oldest city in Mesoamerica? a.Monte Albán b.Teotihuacán c.La Venta d.Aguateca   3. The Pyramid of the Sun can be found at what site? a.Teotihuacán b.Copán c.Tikal d.Tenochtitlán ; answer a 4. Maya sites are often located near __________, which were critical water sources. a.marshlands b.piscinas c.estuaries d.cenotes ; answer.
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1.  Urban cities developed along this river during the Harappan Period. a.Nile b.Ganges c.Tigris-Euphrates d.Indus   2.  The prowess of the Harappan state is expressed in __________. a.compulsory public education b.their truly egalitarian society c.advanced science and mathematics d.meticulously planned, urban construction 3.  Harappan trade networks covered the area from __________. a.the Arabian Peninsula to Afghanistan b.North Africa to Mesopotamia c.the Cyclades to.
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  1.Teosinte, found in the highlands of Mexico, is the wild ancestor of squash. 2.Guilá Naquitz is an early agricultural site in Arizona with canal-irrigated fields. 3.AMS radiocarbon dating makes it possible to date very small samples. 4.Cerro Juanaqueña has produced the earliest evidence of domesticated plants in the Americas.   5.Optimal foraging.
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  7.What is the significance of plastered skulls during the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B?   8.What technological innovations occurred during the Late Neolithic?   9.How has our concept of the Neolithic Revolution changed since V. Gordon Childe proposed it?   10.What was the Linear Band Keramik culture?   .
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  11.  __________ are patches nurtured by mist from coastal fog in which dense vegetation grows. a.Sunis b.Punas c.Llomas d.Yungas   12.  AMS dates of beans at Guitarrero Cave indicate that they were domesticated __________. a.at the same time as llamas b.10,000 years ago c.4, 300 years ago d.well after highland cities had been established 13.  A(n) __________ is a domesticated.
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1.The Harappan civilization developed in the Ghaggar-Hakra River valley in Pakistan. 2.Harappan cities, while large, show almost no sign of urban planning in their construction.   3.Malaria – not conquest - may have led to Harappan decline. 4.Most Harappan settlements were small villages, not urban centers. 5.The Harappan script has recently been.
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  1.The Cotton Preceramic ceremonial center was at Machu Picchu. 2.The Staff God is a recurring motif throughout Andean prehistory. 3.The site of Chavín de Huántar represents a major turning point in Andean social complexity.   4.The Nasca Lines are deliberate designs made by moving rocks on the desert surface. 5.The discovery of.
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  11.  Pueblo Bonito Functioned as both an elite residence and a __________. a.temporary hunting camp b.ceremonial center c.fortress d.long-distance trade depot   12.  Archaeological evidence for social inequality at Pueblo Bonito consists of __________. a.the burials in Room 33 b.the mural on the wall of room 24 c.a cache of silver ingots in Room 50 d.sacred Kachina dolls in Room.
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  1.In egalitarian societies, there are no differences in status at all. 2.Robert Carneiro’s model of state formation emphasizes the importance of large-scale irrigation projects.   3.Stonehenge, Pueblo Bonito, Cahokia, and Great Zimbabwe were what Elman Service would describe as chiefdoms.   4.Stonehenge was built relatively rapidly, over the span of 100 years. 5.For logistical.
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1.  Which of the following is a type within Morton Fried’s classification of societies? a.                hierarchical b.communal c.ranked d.socialist   2.  Elman Service divides human societies into which of the following categories? a.savages, barbarians, and civilizations b.bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states c.egalitarian, ranked, and stratified d.foragers, pastoralists, horticulturalists, and agriculturalists 3.  Which is the following is one of.
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  1.How have the cities of Mesopotamia impacted their environment?   2.What was the Code of Hammurabi? 3.How are the bevel-rim bowls that are commonly found on Uruk sites used to infer social structure?   4.How do archaeologists interpret Habuba Kebira?   5.What made Egypt an ideal place for the rise of social complexity?       .
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1. This wild grass found in the Mexican highlands is the ancestor of maize. a,  Curcubita pepo b.  marsh elder c.teosinte d.chenopodium   2.  Excavations at __________ have produced the earliest evidence of domesticated plants in the Americas. a.                Poverty Point b.Guilá Naquitz c.Las Capas d.Milagro   3.  Which of these is an early domesticated plant in Mesoamerica? a.tomatoes b.squash c.rhubarb d.cabbage   4.  What.
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  11.  Though Early and Middle Woodland subsistence was based heavily on cultivated plants, __________ is rare and does not appear to have played a major role in the Woodland diet. a.maize b.beans c.squash d.wheat   12. The earliest crude ceramic vessels first appeared in eastern North America in the __________ culture. a.                Green River b.Weeden Island c.Stalling.
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  11.  Which of the following best characterizes Moche metallurgy? a.Hammers were used to shape artifacts. b.It is known for is strong iron spear points. c.The only material used by the Moche was gold. d.It was only used for utilitarian items. 12.  The Inca empire fell to a small group of Spaniards under the command.
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  1.In Africa, pastoral societies based on domesticated animals developed without plant domestication.   2.In central Africa, two critical cereals—quinoa and sorghum—were domesticated. 3.Prior to 5,000 years ago, the Sahara Desert had more rainfall and was extensively occupied.   4.Pastoral societies are sedentary societies with an economy based on horticulture. 5.In New Guinea, domestication focused.
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