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1

The Second Agricultural Revolution occurred at roughly the same time as the

A) American Civil War
B) Industrial Revolution
C) Green Revolution
D) Boxer Rebellion
E) California Gold Rush

Answer: (B)

2

The Third Agricultural Revolution is also known as the

A) Green Revolution
B) Industrial Revolution
C) Genetic Revolution
D) Rice Revolution
E) Plantation Revolution

Answer: (A)

3

Locations farthest from large bodies of water

A) experience the most natural disasters
B) have the most extreme climates
C) are most suitable for large-scale agriculture
D) need more water to irrigate crops
E) tend to have the highest population density

Answer: (B)

4

Dogs, pigs, and chickens were first domesticated in

A) Western Africa
B) Central America
C) North America
D) Southeast Asia
E) Northern India

Answer: (D)

5

All of the following are forms of commercial agriculture except

A) dairy farming
B) specialized fruit production
C) cattle ranching
D) grain farming
E) pastoral nomadism

Answer: (E)

6

A farmer plants corn in a field one year, cotton in the same field the following year, and then corn again. This farmer is practicing

A) subsistence agriculture
B) commercial farming
C) crop rotation
D) slash-and-burn agriculture
E) shifting cultivation

Answer: (C)