What is Prehistory?

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  • Created on: 23-12-13 00:28

1. Why is the term "prehistory" problematic?

  • Different countries developed writing at different points in their history.
  • It's too far back to know what really happened.
  • Radioarbon dating only goes as far back as 40,000 years.
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2. A frequently occurring assemblage is indicative of a culture. True or false?

  • True.
  • False.

3. When is prehistory usually thought to begin?

  • When people start speaking.
  • When Neanderthals appear.
  • When writing begins in a country.
  • When **** sapiens appear.

4. Who coined the term "prehistory"?

  • Heinrich Schliemann.
  • Christian Jurgensen Thomsen.
  • Daniel Wilson.
  • Charles Darwin.

5. When did Darwin write his Origins of Species?

  • 1859
  • 1999
  • 1851
  • 1872

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