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  1. cultural tradition
  2. Law of Superposition
  3. stratigraphy
  4. paleoanthropology
  5. soil horizons
  1. a visibly and texturally different layers within the soil
  2. b The study of fossil hominid remains and any associated evidence such as footprints
  3. c The successive formation of layers over time in an archaeological site
  4. d The assumption that older sediment layers are on the bottom and younger layers are on the top
  5. e Any belief or activity that is passed on from one generation to the next within a human group

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A place where historic or prehistoric evidence of past human activity is preserved
  2. The study of past populations based on archaeological excavation of goods and their interpretation through historical analogy
  3. The history of humankind before writing
  4. This study only focuses on areas related to past economy and associated goods
  5. A written study of a culture, often the result of extensive fieldwork

5 True/False Questions

  1. MegalithsAny non-portable artifact, such as a burial, wall, fire pit, or midden

          

  2. ecofactThe study of changes in sea level because of glaciation

          

  3. Law of associationThe assumption that older sediment layers are on the bottom and younger layers are on the top

          

  4. ExcavationThe process of removing stratified layers to uncover archaeological evidence

          

  5. eustacyThe study of changes in the coastline of the earth's crust because of receding glaciers

          

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