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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Australian Aborigines

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Not all early humans adopted agriculture. The Aborigines of Australia continued to hunt and gather even though they were exposed to farming.

They probably chose to continue this lifestyle because

A

they were too primitive to utilize new farming methods.

B

the ecologically diverse regions of Australia provided all their needs.

C

the traditional plants such as wheat and barley would not grow in Australia's dry climate.

D

they did not have domesticated animals to help harvest crops.

E

they did not have large enough communities to sustain agriculture.