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Year End Humanities Review
End of year review game for MYP Year 1 Individuals and Societies (History and Geography)
Information that originates/comes from the event/time you are studying is what type of source?
Information that is made after the time/event you are studying is what type of source?
Historians study _______, which are objects that have been made by humans (such as weapons, clothing, jewelry and pottery, etc)
Historians must compare sources to make sure they have similar information. This skill is called_________.
An interview with someone who experienced an event first-hand would be what type of source - primary or secondary?
A skeleton of an early hominid would be what type of source - primary or secondary?
A book written in the year 2000 about World War I would be what type of source - primary or secondary?
An idea that is supported by repeated tests and evidence is called what?
Who is this person and what is he famous for?
Charles Darwin- the modern theory of evolution/natural selection
The process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment (those with advantageous traits) survive and reproduce most successfully is called what?
survival of the fittest/natural selection
What is a key trait of all hominids?
All bipedal (walk upright on 2 legs)
If a species does not adapt to a changing environment, what will probably happen to it?
When did homo sapiens first appear?
about 200,000 years ago
Put the following hominid groups in order from the earliest to the most recent: Homo group, Australopithecus group, Paranthropus group, Ardipithecus group.
Ardipithecus group, Australopithecus group, Paranthropus group, Homo group
Describe one advantageous trait of giraffes.
long neck, patterns for camouflage, long legs to run fast
Name the four earliest river valley civilisations
Ancient China, Ancient Egypt, Indus River Valley, Mesopotamia
What innovation allowed humans to settle and start the first civilisations?
When did farming first begin?
Around 10,000 BCE
What does BCE and BC stand for?
Before the Common Era and Before Christ
If you used BC, would you use AD or CE?
Put the following dates in order from oldest to newest: 400 CE, 1500 BCE, 30, 320 BCE.
1500 BCE, 320 BCE, 30, 400 CE
How many years are in a century?
What century are we in now?
What century is the year 3 in?
How many years are in a decade?
Which hominid had the largest brain?
Which early civilisation first discovered agriculture?
How did the discovery of agriculture lead to an increase in disease?
domesticated animals spread disease to humans, and irrigation canals cause river water to become still/stagnate which also bread more disease
Name the rivers that were important to the first civilisations
Nile, Tigris, Euphrates, Indus, Yellow
Name one geographical feature that is important to create a natural barrier/border around countries/regions?
mountains, deserts, rivers
Name 3 benefits of building dams
irrigation, drinking water/reservoir, control floods, hydroelectric power, deepen waterways for boats
Name 3 negative impacts of building dams
fish cannot migrate, decrease fish supply, blocks sediment and starves downstream ecosystems, people have to move/resettle, dam could break, etc
Name all the countries which the Mekong flows through
China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
Where is the source of the Mekong (country name)
Where is the mouth of the Mekong?
Would there be more pollution at the mouth or source of a river? Explain
Mouth - because it is at the end. Any pollution dumped upstream would make its way downstream to the mouth
When we can maintain something, keep something going, this means it is ____________ (related concept)
Name 3 human geographical features
religion, language, food, etc
Looking at the image, what do we call the entire region inside the bold line around the river?
How to Play
Separate students into teams.
Teams take turns choosing random questions.
button after an answer has been given.
If the answer is correct press
, if not, press the
Tip: When in-game, click team names a few times to rename them!
Just questions, no power ups
A mix of questions and power ups