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Ch7 Online Quiz

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Horticulture refers to the type of farming that:
relies predomiantly on hand tols for household consumption
Peasent populations:
are tied to larger political units
What is a locavore?
a person who eats primarily locally-gornw foods
Specilaization in agriculture may result in all of the follow except:
less specialization of labor
The Neolithic Revolution stimulated all of the follow except:
a reduced amount of productive labor
The technology of traditional hunter-gatherers is distinctive in that it:
is predominatly based on manuel tools fashioned from their natural ennviornment
Which two terms are synonymous with shifting cultivation?
slash and burn farminga nd swidden cultibation
Peasents in an agrigcultural scoeity do not:
have a great deal of political power
In today's world, hunters and gatherers are found:
on land, very poorly suited for agriculture.
Which form of huntng do many world global economies depend on?
fishing
Food production became important for humans approximately:
10,000 years ago
Which statement is true about traditional hunters and gatherers?
They depend closely on the natural enviornment for thei substence strategy
People who practice horticulture:
grow tree crops, seed crops, or root crops
Which of the following is most linked to processing systems as well as food procurement?
industrail agriculture
Transhumance pastrolaism is a migratory pattern that:
involves seasonal movement of herds between upland and lowland pastures
All of the followign are the results of the advent of maize farming except:
an increase in nutrition
The Inuit of the Artic Region:
rely on modern technology to adi their food collecting strategies
Peasent populations:
are tied to larger political units
Inuits and other people living in extremely cold climates tend to have:
short, stock bodies
Transhumance pastroralism is a migratory pattern that
involves seasonal movement of herds between upland an dlowland pastures
Domestication of plants may be a result of all of the following except:
people's inability to adapt to change sn the enviornment
Kevin Krajick's research in Peru on Incan agricultural strategies has revealed that
they practiced conservation maethods whiile meximinzing production on their lands
Which of the following is associated with the lowest population size?
foraging
The neolithic revolution stimulated all of the following except:
a reduced amoutn of productive labor
The slash and burn method requires:
an exstensive land use system with a lengthy fallow period
What two terms are synonymous with shifting cultivation
slash and burn farming and swidden cultivation