Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When was Diamond's work first published?

2. Why did Australians not develop writing, more complex technologies, or more complex societies?

3. The language that did most of the conquering or "engulfing" in Africa was which of the following?

4. Where did technology grow the fastest according to Diamond?

5. Diamond argues that China is which of the following?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why were Europeans able to conquer many of the groups in the Americas? Give specific examples of the advantages that the Europeans had and address why they had these advantages.

Essay Topic 2

How does Diamond explain the extinction of many large mammals around the world? What other theories have been proposed to explain this? Why does Diamond believe that these theories are not correct?

Essay Topic 3

What influences a hunter-gatherer society to become food producers? What is surprising about this transition?

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