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1.The word "collective"in the passage is closest in meaning to
2.According to paragraph 2, early prehistorians thought the Aegean people of the Bronze Age might have influenced megalith building along the Atlantic seaboard because they
A.had established commercial routes along the Atlantic seaboard
B.had been in Iberia, where they introduced the idea of burial in very large tombs
C.were thought to have found megaliths in Iberia when searching for metals
D.were thought to have passed along the concept of burial in monumental tombs as they explored Brittany, Britain, North Germany, and Scandinavia
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3.In paragraph 3, why does the author discuss the results of radiocarbon dates?
A.To support the idea that megaliths spread rapidly during the Bronze Age
B.To question the idea that megaliths have a religious origin
C.To provide evidence against the theory that Bronze Age Aegean inspired the megaliths
D.To argue that the megaliths in Brittany are older than the megaliths in Los Millares
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4.The word "erecting" in the passage is closest in meaning to
5.According to paragraph 4, what did Professor Clark propose as a result of studying the megaliths of southern Sweden?
A.Swedish megaliths are nearly identical to megaliths elsewhere.
B.People who traveled for fishing may have been responsible for the spread of megaliths in Europe.
C.Swedish megaliths were probably built after other European megaliths were built.
D.Megaliths in Europe were usually located near sites for deep-sea fishing in winter.
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6.What is the purpose of discussing the passage that forms a major element of many graves?
A.To provide an example of a commonly occurring feature of megaliths that might be related to a similar need
B.To argue that similarities in raw materials were responsible for the similarity of passages
C.To explain how repeated access to the interior of the communal tombs was possible
D.To provide evidence that the builders of the megaliths had similar backgrounds Paragraph 5 is marked with
7.The word "consequent" in the passage is closest in meaning to
8.According to paragraph 6, Professor Renfrew has argued that one factor leading to the rise of megaliths in Europe was
A.the adoption of farming by Mesolithic hunter-gatherers
B.the transition from a glacial to a postglacial climate
C.the relocation of Mesolithic populations from one region to another
D.the conflict over whether areas inhabited by Mesolithic peoples would be used for farming
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9.The phrase style "this hypothesis" in the passage refers to the idea that
A.there was competition for territory between Mesolithic hunter-gathers and invading Neolithic farmers
B.a population explosion brought about a division of the region's Neolithic farmers into neighboring groups
C.the need of neighboring groups to define their territories led to the construction of megaliths
D.the construction of megaliths was a way of competing for farmland
10.According to paragraph 7, what did Renfrew conclude about the megaliths of Arran and Rousay?
A.Each megalith was associated with a specific agricultural community.
B.Each megalith was built by between 10 and 50 people.
C.Some megaliths were built using stones quarried at other places.
D.Some megaliths were built gradually over time rather than all at once. Paragraph 7 is marked with
11.The word "reinforces" in the passage is closest in meaning to
12.According to the passage, all of the following were true of the megaliths along the Atlantic seaboard EXCEPT
A.They often had a main passageway.
B.They identified the individuals buried within them.
C.They were built before the Aegean Bronze Age.
D.They differed somewhat in style from region to region. Paragraph 8 is marked with
13.Look at the four squares 【 】 that indicate where the following sentence could be added to the passage.
So it might seem that megaliths could not have been used by an individual community to mark its land.
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A.The Bronze Age Aegeans most probably built some of the tombs in Iberia.
B.Scientific evidence supports the idea that the megaliths were a western and northern European invention.
C.Most megaliths are found in coastal regions, suggesting that people fishing may have used them to guide their travels.
D.Archeologists have found enough indicators to believe that the layout of tombs in the landscape reflects each community's social organization.
E.The high proportion of coastal megaliths has given rise to the idea that megalith building was related to fishing.
F.It has been suggested that megaliths arose in response to the spread of agriculture and competition for farmland.
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