Test: From Gathering To Growing Food - 2


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QUESTION: 1

In Chalcolithic age "Chalo" means

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Although bronze, and later iron, became the preferred material for weapons and tools, copper found wide uses in such wares as cooking vessels, household utensils, mirrors, and ornaments. Although unsuited for casting, copper is malleable and readily worked by hammering, chasing, engraving, and cold-rolling. Thus, chalocolithic also called as copper age.

QUESTION: 2

Neolithic means

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QUESTION: 3

People began using pots for

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QUESTION: 4

The earliest domesticated animals were

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Goats were probably the first animals to be domesticated, followed closely by sheep. In Southeast Asia, chickens also were domesticated about 10,000 years ago. Later, people began domesticating larger animals, such as oxen or horses, for plowing and transportation.

QUESTION: 5

Mehrgarh is in present day

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QUESTION: 6

Crops which were cultivated in Paiyampalli

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Paiyampalli (Andhra Pradesh)
Black gram, millet

QUESTION: 7

Match the following animals from what they have been used for:


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QUESTION: 8

Meso means in Mesolithic age is

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QUESTION: 9

Which of the following sites are in Uttar Pradesh

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Koldihwa is an archaeological site in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is situated in the valleys of Belan River near village Devghat. Along with Mahagara, it is one of the few Neolithic sites in Uttar Pradesh. Both are in district Prayagraj. Also, Koldihwa and Mahagara, both are on the opposite banks of Belan River.

QUESTION: 10

Hallur is in present day

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Hallur is an archaeological site located in the Haveri district (which was carved out of Dharwad district), in the Indian state of Karnataka.

QUESTION: 11

_____ is an important Neolithic site in Assam

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QUESTION: 12

Which was the first metal to be discovered

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QUESTION: 13

_____ was the main occupation of people of the Chalcolithic age

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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. 

QUESTION: 14

Microlith were made during which period

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QUESTION: 15

Tools of points, crescentic blades and scrappers etc were used in which stone age

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The Upper Paleolithic has the earliest known evidence of organized settlements, in the form of campsites, some with storage pits.

QUESTION: 16

Barter system is

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QUESTION: 17

How historian come to know why animals were important in Megalithic age

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Mastodons, saber-toothed cats, giant ground sloths and other megafauna roamed. Stone Age humans hunted large mammals, including wooly mammoths, giant bison and deer.

QUESTION: 18

Copper was discovered by ___ man

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The Chalcolithic period refers to that part of Old World prehistory wedged between the first farming societies called Neolithic, and the urban and literate societies of the Bronze Age. In Greek, Chalcolithic means "copper age" (more or less), and indeed, the Chalcolithic period is generally--but not always--associated with wide-spread copper metallurgy. Hence the correct answer is option D.

QUESTION: 19

Hunter-gatherers would have not made and used pots because

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QUESTION: 20

Domestication means

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Domestication is the process of taming an animal and keeping it as a pet or on a farm. Hence the correct answer is option (C).

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