World History Chapter 3 Study Guide 1. Why is the Neolithic Age called the New Stone Age? (Hint: what was invented?) 2. What did people spend most of their time doing in the Paleolithic Age? 3. Which social scientist would be most interested in studying trade routes? 4. What were two advantages of traveling and trading with other communities? 1. 2. 5. How were permanent shelters built to protect people from animal attacks? 6. What was the greatest benefit when people began farming? 7. Why did people live in larger communities in the early part of the Neolithic Age? 8. What was a result of people developing specialized skills? (name 2) 1. 2. 9. What discovery began the Neolithic Age? 10. What discovery ended the Neolithic Age? 11. What were major changes that came about because people lived in permanent shelters? 1. 2. 3. 12. Why did communities develop in the Fertile Crescent? 13. Which animal was used for both meat and milk (not a cow)? 14. What were some advantages to working together in communities? 15. How did trade help Neolithic people make better items?