Early Humans Quiz Batch 1

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Early Humans Quiz Batch 1


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  • 1. 
    What is the oldest continent in the world?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 2. 
    The theory of human evolution states that humans evolved from apes over million years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A nomadic life means
    • A. 

      Having a permanent house

    • B. 

      Moving from one place to another rather than living in a permanent house

  • 4. 
    A slow change over period of time is called...
    • A. 

      Extinct

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Evolve

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 5. 
    The ability to walk upright is also known as...
    • A. 

      Binocular vision

    • B. 

      Opposable toes

    • C. 

      Bipedalism

  • 6. 
    Bipedal hominids lived in Tanzania, East Africa about 4 million years ago
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Bipedal means...
    • A. 

      Standing upright and walking on fist

    • B. 

      Walking on all fours

    • C. 

      Standing upright and walking on two legs

    • D. 

      Flying

  • 8. 
    Hominids include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Human, dinofelis, mammoths

    • B. 

      H. erectus, chimpanzee, lemur

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      H. sapiens, H. habilis, H. neanderthals

  • 9. 
    Bipedalism might also have been favored by natural selection because the freeing hands they evolved would allow them to use or make tools for helping them to get food. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The shaping of a stone implement by striking or chipping off flakes with another stone or a piece of wood, bone, or antler is called...
    • A. 

      Bipedal locomotion

    • B. 

      Percussion flaking

    • C. 

      Binocular vision

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 11. 
    Which is the earliest known hominid?
    • A. 

      H. habilis

    • B. 

      Australopithecus afarensis

    • C. 

      H. neanderthals

    • D. 

      H. erectus

  • 12. 
    Australopithecus africanus lived between 2 and 3 million years ago
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    It was said that A. africanus was just a vegetarian which ate leaves, fruits, and seeds. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    H.habilis had a cranial capacity of approximately 640-650 cc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Modern humans are classified as the species of ...
    • A. 

      H.habilis

    • B. 

      H.sapiens

    • C. 

      H.neanderthals

    • D. 

      Hominid

  • 16. 
    The term H.sapiens mean...
    • A. 

      Fire controller

    • B. 

      Wise human

    • C. 

      Upright man

    • D. 

      Nomadic human

  • 17. 
    The earliest stone tools found from various sites in East Africa and date from about 2.5 million years ago. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Early migrations of H.sapiens began in...
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Southern Europe

    • C. 

      East Africa

    • D. 

      Western Asia

  • 19. 
    Which early human was nicknamed as Lucy?
    • A. 

      H.habilis

    • B. 

      H.neanderthals

    • C. 

      Australopithecus afarensis

    • D. 

      Australopithecus robustus

  • 20. 
    Cro-magnon man is well-known for...
    • A. 

      Burying their dead with ceremony

    • B. 

      Cave painting spanning generations

  • 21. 
    Which of the following NOT be a finding from prehistory?
    • A. 

      Stone tools

    • B. 

      A bone

    • C. 

      A laser tool

    • D. 

      Cave art

  • 22. 
    What kind of shelters did Cro-magnon live?
    • A. 

      Caves

    • B. 

      Under cliffs

    • C. 

      Huts

    • D. 

      Igloos

  • 23. 
    What kind of shelters did Neanderthals live in?
    • A. 

      Caves

    • B. 

      Huts

    • C. 

      Under cliffs

    • D. 

      Did not have shelters

  • 24. 
    A group consisting of all modern and extinct great apes is called...
  • 25. 
    From the hominins, there lived a specific homo who had brain volumes around 1400-1500 cc and could adapt to cold weather. The name of this homo is called...
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