First city in the world

This is a quiz to accompany the online tutor's guide to "the earliest ancient city of the Americas" and Peru's ancient cultures. Google (academia wikia caral) for more information.

However the quiz itself is designed to stand alone and develop an understanding of the key concepts: particularly the transition from simple (sometimes called primitive)societies to more complex and partly urbanised cultures.

Created by: Paul
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
3. Which of the present-day countries listed below had the earliest complex society?
United States of America
4. Which of the following does a complex society possess which a simple (or "primitive" society) does not:
ceramic pottery
small towns
economic activity
5. What is South America's earliest known complex society?
Buenos Aires
Machu Picchu
6. Where is Caral?
100 miles from Lima Peru
In the Andes
North of Lima
In the desert
In the jungle
In the cloud forest
7. Early complex societies in Peru probably had:
Psychological problems
Pyramids with flat tops
Small towns with streets
Social classes
Religous heirarchy
8. Caral has the same age approximatley as:
The Egyptian Pyramids
Ancient Greece
The era of China's "First Emperor".
9. How many years after the date of Caral did a simple "writing system", capable of recording economic output and of communicating basic facts over thousands of miles, evolve?
10. What is a truncated pyramid?
A pyramid without its peak
A pyramid which provides a raised platform
A pyramid used for worshiping the sun
A pyramid for living on
A pyramid where the builders ran out of stone
11. The complex design of Caral demonstrates:
Divisions of labourers
A labour party
A division of labour
A lot of labour
Working on labour day
12. Having the world's oldest city on your national map means that your country may enjoy or suffer:
A higher Gross National Product
A higher Gross Domestic Product
an increase in tourism
huge expenses in maintenance
its name appearing in pub quizzes

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