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Question 1: The region continues to rise, still causing weak earthquakes across ________.
Western EuropeCentral EuropeNorthern EuropeEastern Europe

Question 2: This was followed by the Little Ice Age, from the 13th or 14th century to the mid ________, which was a period of significant cooling, though not everywhere as severe as previous times during neoglaciation.
18th centuryEugène Delacroix19th centuryRomanticism

Question 3: If subdivision is necessary, periods of human technological development, such as the Mesolithic, Neolithic, and ________, are usually used.
Bronze Age BritainBronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury cultureAncient Near East

Question 4: The periods of the scheme include a few of the final, pre-Holocene, oscillations of the last glacial period and then classify climates of more recent ________.
PrehistoryEarly modern periodStone AgeAncient history

Question 5: The beginning of the Holocene corresponds with the beginning of the Mesolithic age in most of Europe; but in regions such as the Middle East and ________ with a very early neolithisation, Epipaleolithic is preferred in place of Mesolithic.
AnatoliaIstanbulTurkeyTurkish people

Question 6: The Blytt-Sernander classification of climatic periods defined, initially, by plant remains in ________, is now of purely historical interest.

Question 7: The word ________ is sometimes used to describe the time period from when humans have had a significant impact on the Earth's climate and ecosystems to the present.
Geologic time scale6th millennium BC4th millennium BCAnthropocene

Question 8: Human ________, in its most widely used definition, dates entirely within the Holocene.
CultureSocietal collapseSocietyCivilization

Question 9: Holocene marine fossils are known from Vermont, Quebec, Ontario, and ________.

Question 10: Post-glacial rebound in the Scandinavia region resulted in the formation of the ________.
Arctic OceanBaltic SeaNorth SeaBlack Sea

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