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Proto-Indo-Europeans: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ (*gwous) played a central role, in religion and mythology as well as in daily life.
Wild boarCattleWater BuffaloDeer

Question 2: They domesticated the ________*eḱwos (cf.
DonkeyArabian horseHorseEquus (genus)

Question 3: The Proto-Indo-Europeans were a patrilineal society, probably half-nomadic, relying on animal husbandry, notably of ________ and sheep.
Wild boarDeerWater BuffaloCattle

Question 4: A minority of scholars prefers the Anatolian hypothesis, suggesting origin in ________ during the Neolithic.
AnatoliaIstanbulTurkeyTurkish people

Question 5: In early 20th century scientific racism, the question was associated with the expansion of a supposed "________".
Neo-NazismRacial segregationEthnic cleansingAryan race

Question 6: ________ were kept for wool, and textiles were woven.
Domestic sheepAgricultureMuslim Agricultural RevolutionGoat

Question 7: The scholars of the 19th century who first tackled the question of the Indo-Europeans's original homeland (also called ________, from German), were essentially confined to linguistic evidence.
Proto-Indo-EuropeansKurgan hypothesisUrheimatCelts

Question 8: The Armenian hypothesis is based on the Glottalic theory and suggests that the Proto-Indo-European language was spoken during the ________ in the Armenian Highland.
4th millennium BC6th millennium BC5th millennium BC7th millennium BC

Question 9: [12] Alternatively, it has been suggested that R1a arrived in southern Scandinavia during the time of the ________.
Corded Ware cultureLinear Pottery cultureFunnelbeaker cultureComb Ceramic culture

Question 10: Knowledge of them comes chiefly from the linguistic reconstruction, along with material evidence from ________ and archaeogenetics.
MiningArchaeologyCivil engineeringEngineering


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