Human Legacy Course/Quiz 3

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1

In early farming villages, a(n) _______ economy was utilized.

command
traditional
market
mixed

2

A _______ is a complex culture that includes cities, government, religion, record keeping, specialized jobs, social classes, and arts and architecture.

town
society
culture
civilization

3

A division of _______ came from increased wealth.

labor
pottery
artisans
priests

4

Skilled craft workers, or _______, devoted their time to carpentry, metal work, basketry, weaving, or pottery.

priests
archaeologists
artisans
peasants

5

Over time, writing evolved from using picture symbols or pictographs to using more _______ symbols.

civilized
vivid
great
abstract

6

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: The earliest civilizations grew up in dry, desolate valleys.

False; The earliest civilizations grew up in fertile river valleys.
True
False; The earliest civilizations grew up in urban communities.
False; The earliest civilizations had no food or water.

7

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Flooding enriched the soil and helped produce enough food.

False; There were no floods.
True
False; The floods drug most of the food over to other communities.
False; They built dams so that the floods could not get in.

8

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Early civilization developed formal religious institutions.

False; These institutions were greatly informal.
False; They did not know any religions at the time, so they had no formal religious institutions.
False; These were formal government institutions, not religious.
True.

9

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Priests rarely became powerful figures or leaders.

True
False; Artisans rarely became powerful figures or leaders.
False; Priests were powerful figures, interpreting the will of the gods.
None of the Above

10

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Cultural diffusion brought advances in farming, writing and art.

True
False; Nomads brought advances in farming, writing and art.
False; Cultural diffusion weakened many areas of civilization including farming, writing and art.
None of the Above