World History : The Neolithic Era

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : The Neolithic Era

Which of the following is not a development of the Neolithic Era?

Possible Answers:

Early Metallurgy

Written Language

Early Domestication

Agrarian Settlements

Correct answer:

Early Metallurgy

Explanation:

Metallurgy begins in the Early Bronze Age. Neolithic Age translates to the "New Stone" Age.

Example Question #2 : World History

Which of the following was responsible for the transition to sedentary lifestyles in the Neolithic Age?

Possible Answers:

Early Domestication

Invention of Agriculture

Invention of Pottery

Early Cursive Scripts

Correct answer:

Invention of Agriculture

Explanation:

The advent of agriculture allowed more permanent settlements, as migratory patterns in search of food were no longer necessary.The domestication of animals and inventions of cursive script and pottery were all made possible by sedentary lifestyles.

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