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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did European settlers find when they first arrived in Tasmania?
(a) It was inhabited by an estimated 5,000 black native inhabitants.
(b) It was inhabited by an estimated 1,000 black native inhabitants.
(c) It was inhabited by an estimated 15,000 black native inhabitants.
(d) It was inhabited by an estimated 10,000 black native inhabitants.
2. What is alarming about what the Europeans did?
(a) It was considered normal.
(b) It was looked upon as a successful process.
(c) It was looked upon as shocking.
(d) It was something no other Europeans had done.
3. In nearly every historic case, what happened to the native people following first contact?
(a) They suffered dramatically.
(b) They overpower the other culture.
(c) They suffer less.
(d) They became more technologically developed.
4. What kept this group of people isolated for so long?
(a) They were the only people in New Guinea.
(b) Inaccessible terrain and topography of the Canary Islands.
(c) They were the only people in the Canary Islands.
(d) Inaccessible terrain and topography of New Guinea.
5. What enabled Europeans to pursue their conquests?
(a) They had a better understanding about the natural world around them.
(b) They were more powerful and more intelligent.
(c) They carried social diseases, had better technology, used advanced writing, and featured large-scale political organizations.
(d) They had more people than the native people.
Short Answer Questions
1. What enabled this population explosion?
2. What did the Europeans do to these people?
3. Several languages are all derived from a common root language, which is generally referred to as what?
4. What languages dominate the world?
5. What is today's human population?
Short Essay Questions
1. What principle is used to explain why animals can be self-destructive?
2. What is a prevalent habit among modern peoples of all time?
3. What do first contacts involve?
4. What imminent risks to survival does humanity face?
5. What occurred when European settlers first arrived in Tasmania?
6. What enabled population expansion?
7. Describe European expansion.
8. Describe the migration of the Clovis culture into North and South America?
9. What languages dominate the world?
10. What is genocide?
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