Social Studies Early Humans Quiz

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Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on vocab, the way they lived,and who they were.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ___________________  ________ is the name for the old stone age.
  • 2. 
    A ______________ _______________ is a strip of land that connects 2 continents.
  • 3. 
    The time before there was writing was called ____________________.
  • 4. 
    Changing plants or animals to make them useful for people is called ______________________________.
  • 5. 
    Early humans were called __________________.
  • 6. 
    _______________________ were big stones used for monuments.
  • 7. 
    To move to a new place is called to _________________.
  • 8. 
    A synonym for farming is ____________________.
  • 9. 
    The Middle Stone Age is also called the _________________________ ___________.
  • 10. 
    Freezing times in history are called the __________  __________.
  • 11. 
    The ______________________ _________ is also known as the New Stone Age.
  • 12. 
    Any handheld item that helps a person accomplish a task is called a _______________.
  • 13. 
    A community of people who share a common culture is a _________________.
  • 14. 
    The people who hunted animals and gathered plants were known as _______________ ___________________.
  • 15. 
    A(n) ___________________ is a relative from the past.
  • 16. 
    David Smith discovered the bones of "Lucy"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Language was the most important development for early humans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The ice ages ended about 10,000 years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Hunter-gatherers were a group of people who hunted wild beasts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Cave Art was used to teach people skills for everyday living.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What were 2 ways that people adapted to new enviroments?
  • 22. 
    How did farming contribute to the growth of towns?
  • 23. 
    What area were the earliest humans found?
  • 24. 
    What did people use to make tools in the Mesolithic Era?
  • 25. 
    Name 2 ways that animals were used in the early farming societies.
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