Archaeology: A Brief Knowledge Quiz!

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Archaeology: A Brief Knowledge Quiz!

Archaeology is the study of human activities in Ancient times it encompasses the research of animals that have gone to extinction through excavation. The archaeological record spans across artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural landscapes. The discipline majorly involves surveying, excavation, and eventual analysis of data collected to learn more about things, buildings, people or/and animals in the past. Try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From which of these did Archaeology grow from?
    • A. 

      Researching

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      History

    • D. 

      Antiquarianism

  • 2. 
    Who was known as the early founder of Archaeology?
    • A. 

      Richardson Pulisic

    • B. 

      Flavio Biondo

    • C. 

      Khamal Janniswiz

    • D. 

      Ruggart Mills

  • 3. 
    What was the most famous work of Flavio Biondo?
    • A. 

      He created a systematic guide of the topography of Jerusalem

    • B. 

      He created a systematic guide to the ruins and topography of ancient Rome

    • C. 

      He created a systematic guide to the topography of ancient Egypt

    • D. 

      He created a general guide to the ruins and topography of ancient Palestine

  • 4. 
    How many Antiquarians conducted surveys of the English countryside?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    Which one of these is one of the first sites to undergo archaeological excavation?
    • A. 

      Caves

    • B. 

      Gethsemane

    • C. 

      Stonehenge

    • D. 

      Mecca

  • 6. 
    Who carried out excavation in Pompeii?
    • A. 

      Antonio Conte

    • B. 

      Nicholas Simpson

    • C. 

      Roque Joaquín de Alcubierre

    • D. 

      James Aubrey

  • 7. 
    Who was the Father of archeological excavation?
    • A. 

      Charles Lyell

    • B. 

      Williams Cunnington

    • C. 

      James Aubrey

    • D. 

      James Smith

  • 8. 
    Who was among those that began to put artifacts into chronological order?
    • A. 

      James Hutton

    • B. 

      James Aubrey

    • C. 

      Charles Lyell

    • D. 

      Christian Jürgensen Thomsen

  • 9. 
    Who was widely regarded as the first scientific archaeologist?
    • A. 

      Augustus Pitt Rivers

    • B. 

      James Hutton

    • C. 

      Charles Lyell

    • D. 

      Jacques Boucher de Perthes

  • 10. 
    Whose work revealed the ancient existence of an equally advanced Minoan civilization?
    • A. 

      Mortimer Wheeler

    • B. 

      Frank Calvert

    • C. 

      Sir Arthur Evans

    • D. 

      Charles Lyell

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