History Trivia Challenge
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History Trivia Challenge

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What is the period of events before the invention of writing systems known as?

Prehistory

What sources do historians use to seek knowledge of the past?

Written documents, oral accounts, art, and material artifacts

How does history differ from myth?

History is supported by verifiable evidence, myth is not

What do historians use to describe, examine, and analyze past events?

<p>Narrative</p> Signup and view all the answers

What term is used for stories common to a particular culture, but not supported by external sources?

<p>Cultural heritage or legends</p> Signup and view all the answers

History is only concerned with events that have written documentation as sources.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Prehistory refers to the period of events before the invention of writing systems.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Historians use only written documents as historical sources.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Myths are supported by verifiable evidence, unlike history.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

History is an academic discipline that uses a narrative to describe past events.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

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