HIstory Test Of Evolution Of Man(early Hominids)

6 Questions
History Quizzes & Trivia

Please choose the best answer to each of the following questions.  Remember to do your best and think like an archaeologist ;-)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which hominid was the first to evolve?
    • A. 

      Homo erectus

    • B. 

      Australopithecus afarensis

    • C. 

      Homo habilis

    • D. 

      Homo sapiens Neanderthalensis

    • E. 

      Homo sapien sapiens

  • 2. 
    Why did researchers sing in caves?
    • A. 

      Because they found the "Lucy" skeleton

    • B. 

      They tried to guess the size of the cave

    • C. 

      They wanted to create a cave-in

    • D. 

      They found that the sound was loudest in areas that were painted

    • E. 

      They wanted to test the echo of the cave

  • 3. 
    What was the significance of finding Neanderthal burial mounds and healed bones?
    • A. 

      Neanderthals had a sense of community shown by caring for the sick and the dead

    • B. 

      Neanderthals did not care for their sick and old members

    • C. 

      Neanderthals did not live in groups

    • D. 

      Neanderthals lived side-by-side with modern humans

    • E. 

      Neanderthals did not participate in ritual

  • 4. 
    Is relating to ceremony, such as a religious ceremony
  • 5. 
    Which was the first hominid to use fire?
    • A. 

      Austrolopithecus afarensis

    • B. 

      Homo habilis

    • C. 

      Homo erectus

    • D. 

      Homo sapiens Neanderthalensis

    • E. 

      Homo sapien sapiens

  • 6. 
    On what continent were Homo erectus bones found?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Europe

    • E. 

      Asia