Archaeology/Quiz

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Excavations at the site of Gran Dolina, in Atapuerca (Spain), during 2008, are shown. Credit: Mario Modesto Mata.

Archaeology is an effort, in a lecture/article format, to describe the components of archaeology.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, Archaeology studies human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains and environmental data, including architecture, artifacts, ecofacts, human remains, and landscapes.

Yes
No

2

True or False, Archaeology primarily involves early humans while anthropology focuses primarily on fossils and artifacts.

TRUE
FALSE

3

Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea for archaeology is feasible is called a

4

Yes or No, Archaeology studies human history from the development of the first stone tools in eastern Africa 3.4 million years ago up until recent decades.

Yes
No

5

True or False, A hammer, chisel, and brush are primary tools of archaeology.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Complete the text:

A short or

realization of a certain

or idea to

its archaeological feasibility is called a proof of

.

7

True or False, Pure archaeology involves no doing apart from itself.

TRUE
FALSE

8

Yes or No, Archaeology does not include the discipline of paleontology.

Yes
No

9

Complete the text:

A proof-of-concept structure consists of

, procedures, findings, and

.

10

True or False, One of the purposes of archaeology is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

Main source: Hypotheses
  1. Quiz questions properly worded can differentiate between archaeology and anthropology.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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