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Geography/First People Reading Guide 04 (20 Points)

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

National Geographic
Encyclopedia of Arkansas History
 

 1. 

_______________ is the study of the human past using material remains (artifacts).
a.
Scientology
c.
Palentolgy
b.
Anthroplogy
d.
Archaeology
 

 2. 

Artifacts are man made items that show how people in ancient societies lived.
a.
True
b.
False
 

 3. 

Archaeologists do more than study the ancient remains of Native Americans; they are also interested in the lives of the explorers, colonists, settlers, and their descendants who contributed to the more recent history of America.
a.
True
b.
False
 

 4. 

The _______ of everyday life often are neglected in historical accounts, but archaeologists believe that these _________ contribute to a fuller understanding of the past.
a.
facts
c.
items
b.
details
d.
things
 

 5. 

The more recently developed field of archaeological study is called _______________, and perhaps its greatest strength is its partnership with other fields of study, including history, archival documentation, architectural studies, and folklore.
a.
contextual archaeology
c.
historical archaeology
b.
historical archives
d.
historical anthroplogy
 

 6. 

Historical archaeology began in Arkansas in the late _________ when Edward Palmer investigated the site of a Spanish fort on the lower Arkansas River.
a.
1820s
c.
1920s
b.
1880s
d.
1990s
 

 7. 

Arkansas Post was the first permanent settlement west of the Mississippi River and was moved ____________ times.
a.
seven
c.
five
b.
six
d.
four
 

 8. 

Although little remained of the structures, numerous artifacts suitable to each site—such as bottle fragments, ________, smoking pipes, gunflints, and glass beads—were recovered.
a.
hunting tools
c.
stone tools
b.
art work
d.
dishes
 

 9. 

Native American–made ___________  found with the European trade items indicated that the French and Indians lived together at the same site.
a.
artifacts
c.
stone tools
b.
art work
d.
dishes
 

 10. 

A lot of artificats can be found by looking through the __________ of ancient people. (ask Mr. Matthews  about this one)
a.
tools
c.
cemetaries
b.
trash
d.
homes
 



 
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