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The Americas: A Separate World (Print Quiz)

1.

The earliest inhabitants of the Americas migrated from

 

(A)

Mexico

 

(B)

Siberia

 

(C)

Beringia

 

(D)

Central America

  

2.

Agriculture developed in the Americas around

 

(A)

40,000 B.C.

 

(B)

12,000 B.C.

 

(C)

5000 B.C.

 

(D)

3400 B.C.

  

3.

One of the most influential civilizations of the Americas is the

 

(A)

Olmec

 

(B)

Chavín

 

(C)

Nazca

 

(D)

Moche

  

4.

Archaeologists believe the Chavín civilization centered around

 

(A)

war

 

(B)

religion

 

(C)

hunting

 

(D)

trade

  

5.

It is difficult to determine why many early American civilizations declined because

 

(A)

few artifacts remain from these cultures

 

(B)

their cities were destroyed by invaders

 

(C)

Mesoamerican languages have not been deciphered

 

(D)

these cultures left no written records

  
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