Early Humans Online Quiz

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Early Humans Online Quiz


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

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      America

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 2. 
    A nomadic life means?
    • A. 

      Having a permanent house

    • B. 

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

  • 3. 
    The theory of human evolution states that humans evolved from apes over million years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The ability to walk upright is also known as...
    • A. 

      Binocular vision

    • B. 

      Bipedalism

    • C. 

      Opposable toes

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    A slow change over period of time is called...
    • A. 

      Extinct

    • B. 

      Evolve

    • C. 

      Species

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 6. 
    Bipedal means...
    • A. 

      Standing upright and walking on fist

    • B. 

      Walking on all fours

    • C. 

      Standing upright and walking on two legs

    • D. 

      Swimming and flying

  • 7. 
    Bipedal hominids lived in Tanzania, East Africa about 4 million years ago
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    Hominids include which of the following?
    • A. 

      H. sapiens, H. habilis, H. neanderthals

    • B. 

      Great apes: chimpanzee, gorillas, orangutan

    • C. 

      H. erectus, chimpanzee, lemur

    • D. 

      Human, dinofelis, mammoths

  • 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. 

      Bipedalism

    • B. 

      Binocular vision

    • C. 

      Percussion flaking

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 11. 
    A group consisting of all modern and extinct great apes is called...
  • 12. 
    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...
  • 13. 
    There is evidence that ___________________ deliberately buried their dead and occasionally even marked their graves with offerings, such as flowers. 
  • 14. 
    Write down any information about (H. habilis, H. erectus, and Homo sapiens) in details 
  • 15. 
    What do you know about the family of Australopithecus? write it down
  • 16. 
    Australopithecus africanus lived between 2 and 3 million years ago
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It was said that A. robustus was just a vegetarian which ate leaves, fruits, and seeds. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    H.habilis had a cranial capacity of approximately 640-650 cc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Hunting and scavenging large animals is risky and less predictable than gathering plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Like other great apes, humans have highly dexterous, grasping hands that enable us to hold and manipulate tools. No other primate depends as completely on tools and technology as humans today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Some chimpanzee communities are known to use stone and wood as hammers to crack nuts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which is the latest hominin?
    • A. 

      H. habilis

    • B. 

      H. Sapiens

    • C. 

      H. Neanderthalensis

    • D. 

      H. erectus

  • 23. 
    The term 'handy man' refers to...
    • A. 

      H. Neanderthalensis

    • B. 

      H. Sapiens

    • C. 

      H. Habilis

    • D. 

      Cro magnon

  • 24. 
    Early migrations of H.sapiens began in...
    • A. 

      Southern Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Western Asia

    • D. 

      East Africa

  • 25. 
    Which early human was nicknamed as Lucy?
    • A. 

      H. sapiens

    • B. 

      Australopithecus robustus

    • C. 

      Australopithecus afarensis

    • D. 

      H. habilis

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