Ancient History: Greece : Pre-Ceramic Settlement and Agriculture

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Ancient History: Greece

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Pre Ceramic Settlement And Agriculture

Pre-Ceramic inhabitants of Greece generally lived in communities of _______________.

Possible Answers:

no more than 50 people

150-200 people

over 500 people

50- 100 people

Correct answer:

50- 100 people

Explanation:

Pre-Ceramic Greeks lived in small agricultural communities of somewhere between 50-100 people. They generally lived in huts, and cultivated crops, hunted, and fished on a subsistence level. They also developed tools, clothing, and jewelry.

Example Question #2 : Pre Ceramic Settlement And Agriculture

The Pre-Ceramic period of Neolithic Greece is characterized by __________.

Possible Answers:

the rise of pastoral societies

the absence of clay pots

the development of bronze tools

the settlement of the Greek mainland

the construction of communal hearths

Correct answer:

the absence of clay pots

Explanation:

The Neolithic era in Greek history is subdivided into several categories. The earliest of these categories is generally referred to as the Pre-Ceramic period. The Pre-Ceramic period is characterized by the absence of clay pots. Pottery was an important technology that was developed during the next subdivision, the Early Neolithic period.

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