Humans Walk Through History...

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Humans Walk Through History...

In this quiz there is a human family living in the Stone Age. See how many questions you can guess correctly.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    My name is Keks. I live with a hunter-gatherer band. We use stone tools. People probably started making very simple stone tools around...
    • A. 

      2 million years ago

    • B. 

      2000 years ago

    • C. 

      200 years ago

  • 2. 
    We travel constantly from place to place. We cannot carry many possessions, because we are constantly on the move. In fact, it is even difficult for the adults to have more than two or three children, because when the children are small they must be carried from place to place. The word for us is ___________.
    • A. 

      Settlers

    • B. 

      City-dwellers

    • C. 

      Nomads

  • 3. 
    I carry the following tools and weapons from place to place:
    • A. 

      Armour, a steel sword and a helmet

    • B. 

      Pieces of flint, bone needles and knife blades

    • C. 

      Spades, nylon string and bows and arrows

  • 4. 
    My sister Lea learns her role in our clan from my mother. The women spend a large part of every day gathering food. The main types of food they gather are:
    • A. 

      Milk from our goats and wheat from our crops

    • B. 

      Bread and pies from the village bakery

    • C. 

      Herbs, wild grains, berries, nuts and tubers

  • 5. 
    I am proud that I am learning to be a hunter, although I know it is a very dangerous occupation. One of the dangers is that
    • A. 

      We might starve if we fail to kill an animal, because there is no other source of food

    • B. 

      We might be injured by the wild animals we hunt, for example, fracture a bone

    • C. 

      We might get lost and not be able to find our way back to the rest of the clan

  • 6. 
    One day I tell Lea that the men were going to hunt a mammoth. Mammoths are huge, dangerous animals, but every part of a mammoth is useful. We can eat their meat, use their bones to make tent structures and needles, and tan their skins for warmth. It is very important that all the hunters work together, because...
    • A. 

      ...careful planning and group strategies are needed to bring down a mammoth.

    • B. 

      ...they can then share the meat and won't need to take any back to the rest of the clan.

    • C. 

      ...without meat from the hunters the clan will starve.

  • 7. 
    It is actually very rare to hunt a mammoth. The reason is that
    • A. 

      These huge animals are not particularly useful to hunters and gatherers.

    • B. 

      We have quite simple weapons and normally hunt smaller, less dangerous animals such as hares and wild goats.

    • C. 

      It is impossible to cook such a large animal.

  • 8. 
    At night time I sleep...
    • A. 

      ...in a simple wooden bed with pillows and a mattress.

    • B. 

      ...on the ground with something to soften it, such as moss.

    • C. 

      ...in a separate room from my family.

  • 9. 
    There are advantages to our lifestyle. For one thing,...
    • A. 

      ...we get to eat lots of sugar, berries and honey.

    • B. 

      ...since we have no sugar and very rarely eat anything sweet, we hardly ever experience tooth decay.

    • C. 

      ...our way of life is not at all dangerous.

  • 10. 
    My sister and I don't go to school, but we still have to learn. The main things we learn are...
    • A. 

      ...how to tame bears, hyenas and cave lions.

    • B. 

      ...how to read, write and paint on cave walls.

    • C. 

      ...how to make tools, start a fire and collect edible plants.

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