人类学 TPO31-L4-Botai Culture

  1. What is the lecture mainly about?

  A. Reasons why an ancient archaeological site was well preserved

  B. A controversy over where horses were first domesticated

  C. Factors that led an ancient society to become nomadic

  D. Evidence that an ancient civilization used domesticated animals


2. Why does the professor mention milking a wild horse?

  A. To point out that the Botai people sometimes did not have enough food

  B. To compare the physical features of domesticated and wild horse

  C. To prove that the horses of the Botai people were domesticated

  D. To emphasize that horse milk was popular in some ancient societies


3. What point does the professor make from the horse bones found in the Botai settlements?

  A. They do not reveal information about horse domestication

  B. They are very different from the bones of modern horses

  C. They date to the period when the Botai people had become nomads

  D. They suggested that horses were first domesticated by another ancient people


4. According to the professor, what can a large concentration of phosphorus in the soil indicate?

Click on 2 answers

  A. That a large number of horses were kept in the area

  B. That the diet of people who lived in the area included horse milk

  C. That there were well-used fireplaces in the area

  D. That farming in that soil would have been extremely difficult


5. What does the professor imply about the people in ancient Kazakhstan when they started raising sheep and cattle?

  A. They found a way to protect livestock from harsh weather without travelling to the southern region

  B. They realized that a nomadic lifestyle offered benefits that outweighed the hard work

  C. They had to leave the area due to a rapid increase in population

  D. They learned that growing crops is possible in the southern region.


6. Listen again to part of the Lecture. Then answer the question:

Why does the student say this? 🎧

  A. To point out a contradiction in the professor’s remark

  B. To propose a solution to the issue that the professor has just discussed

  C. The find out if he understands correctly what the professor has just explained

  D. To show that he disagrees with the professor

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