Stone Age 2012

40 Questions
Stone Age 2012

Good luck on this stone age test. Be confident in your stone age abilities. Remember, you are a human being! Not a neanderthal. You have a good brain, totally capable of rocking this test.

Please wait...
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Prehistory? 
    • A. 

      Where people dig for artifacts

    • B. 

      A scientist who uncovers artifacts

    • C. 

      Long period of time when there was no systems of writing

    • D. 

      Study of past cultures through the things that remain such as artifacts

  • 2. 
    What does archaeology  mean? 
    • A. 

      A person who studies the past

    • B. 

      The study of the past through the things that remain such as artifacts

    • C. 

      The Study of animals

    • D. 

      The study of the earth's physical features

  • 3. 
    What does an archaeologist study? 
    • A. 

      Artifacts

    • B. 

      Arrowheads

    • C. 

      Ashes from campfire

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of artifact?
    • A. 

      Object made by people long ago

    • B. 

      Huge ice sheets that cover the earth

    • C. 

      A object in the future

    • D. 

      To gather

  • 5. 
    What does Migrate mean? 
    • A. 

      To gather

    • B. 

      To tame

    • C. 

      To move from one place to another

    • D. 

      To move around without a permanent home

  • 6. 
    What is a glacier? 
    • A. 

      Huge ice sheet slowly moving across the earth

    • B. 

      Arrowhead

    • C. 

      Pottery

    • D. 

      A neanderthal

  • 7. 
    What is domesticate? 
    • A. 

      To gather

    • B. 

      To harvest

    • C. 

      To break

    • D. 

      To tame

  • 8. 
    What does harvest mean? 
    • A. 

      To tame

    • B. 

      To find

    • C. 

      To gather

    • D. 

      To plant

  • 9. 
    What is an excavation site?
    • A. 

      A place you go to relax

    • B. 

      A place where people dig for artifacts

    • C. 

      A place you dig a hole to install a swimming pool

    • D. 

      Long period of time when there was no writing

  • 10. 
    Increased farmland and ocean/sea water levels rising were a result of what? 
    • A. 

      Too much hunting by the neanderthals

    • B. 

      Glaciers melting

    • C. 

      Glaciers forming

    • D. 

      Domestication of plants and animals

  • 11. 
    Which time period had more progression? 
    • A. 

      Old stone age

    • B. 

      New stone age

  • 12. 
    Who is known as the Iceman? 
    • A. 

      Dr. Henn

    • B. 

      Tut

    • C. 

      Otzi

    • D. 

      Dunga

  • 13. 
    When was Otzi found? 
    • A. 

      1991

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1993

    • D. 

      1994

  • 14. 
    Where was otzi found? 
    • A. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • B. 

      Pyrennes

    • C. 

      Alps

    • D. 

      Appalachian mountains

  • 15. 
    How long ago did Otzi live? 
    • A. 

      4,500 years

    • B. 

      5,500 years

    • C. 

      6,000

    • D. 

      3,000

  • 16. 
    Why is Otzi so significant? 
    • A. 

      Can learn about people from over 5,000 years ago

    • B. 

      Can learn what people ate back then

    • C. 

      Can learn what people wore back then

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a theory on how Otzi died? 
    • A. 

      Assassinated

    • B. 

      Hypothermia

    • C. 

      Trampled by Irish Elk

    • D. 

      Died in battle

  • 18. 
    Which of the following artifact was NOT found with Otzi's body? 
    • A. 

      Cape

    • B. 

      Knife

    • C. 

      Empty backpack

    • D. 

      Bow and arrows

  • 19. 
    Who is this: short and stalky
    • A. 

      Cro-magnon

    • B. 

      Neanderthals

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about Otzi?
    • A. 

      Body had tattoos

    • B. 

      He was about 45 years old when he died

    • C. 

      Was wearing shoes stuffed with hay

    • D. 

      Had a broken leg

  • 21. 
    Who is this: huge nose that kept them warmer in the cold climate. 
    • A. 

      Neanderthal

    • B. 

      Cro-magnon

  • 22. 
    Between the two human species, who had the higher intelligence? 
    • A. 

      Cro-magnon

    • B. 

      Neanderthal

  • 23. 
    Who had huge molars to help them eat tough, hard food? 
    • A. 

      Cro-magnon

    • B. 

      Neanderthal

  • 24. 
    Which one had weapons such as bow/arrow and copper axe? 
    • A. 

      Cro-magnon

    • B. 

      Neanderthal

  • 25. 
    What is Johnny Rawten's task in the Stone age?
    • A. 

      Kill a sabre tooth

    • B. 

      Chase an Irish Elk off a cliff

    • C. 

      Show the neanderthals how to make a bow and arrow

    • D. 

      Discover and improve fire

  • 26. 
    Johnny figures out __________________ will keep the fire going. 
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Blood from irish elk

    • C. 

      Pine resin

    • D. 

      Tree bark

  • 27. 
    How does Johnny show the neanderthals that the fire will not go out with the pine resin? 
    • A. 

      Waves it in the air wildly

    • B. 

      Holds it in the rain

    • C. 

      Shows them only the part with pine resin is on fire

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 28. 
    Why is the first hunt unsuccessful for Johnny and the neanderthals? 
    • A. 

      Can't find any irish Elk

    • B. 

      The Irish Elk attacks them right away

    • C. 

      The torches go out in the damp air

    • D. 

      Can't find a cliff to chase them off

  • 29. 
    What is the strategy for Johnny and the neanderthals to hunt the Irish Elk? 
    • A. 

      Surround the animal and jab at it with spears

    • B. 

      Set up giant traps for the animals to fall into

    • C. 

      Chase them off a cliff

    • D. 

      Use their bow and arrows from a distance

  • 30. 
    Which of the following did NOT happen in the story "I Discover Fire." 
    • A. 

      Two neanderthals from the tribe died

    • B. 

      Munga tries to close a wound on Unga's arm

    • C. 

      Johnny injures his leg badly

    • D. 

      Johnny and the tribe succeed in chasing the irish elk off the cliff

  • 31. 
    Which of the following is MOST true regarding the story "I Discover Fire"?
    • A. 

      Johnny has a hard time communicating with the tribe

    • B. 

      Johnny was in the stone age for only one day

    • C. 

      Johnny fails his task and is stuck there forever

    • D. 

      Johnny find the golden coin in a pile of Irish Elk bones

  • 32. 
    What does Cave Art show? 
    • A. 

      What was important to the people of the stone age

    • B. 

      Hunting

    • C. 

      Animals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    Which of the following is NOT a theory on why the neanderthals died out? 
    • A. 

      Defeated by climate

    • B. 

      Ousted by humans

    • C. 

      Died off due to a illness

    • D. 

      Violent end/fighting with human beings

  • 34. 
    What type of animal are they hunting in the story "I Discover fire"? 
    • A. 

      Giant ground sloth

    • B. 

      Sabre tooth cat

    • C. 

      Giant step bison

    • D. 

      Irish Elk

  • 35. 
    How do we learn about Pre-History?
    • A. 

      Reading books

    • B. 

      Reading magazines

    • C. 

      Analyzing data

    • D. 

      Analyzing artifacts

  • 36. 
    How did plant and animal domestication affect the Stone Age?
    • A. 

      Less people

    • B. 

      Brought disease to the village

    • C. 

      Helped tribes progress rapidly

    • D. 

      Form system of writing

  • 37. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of the earliest domesticated animals? 
    • A. 

      Sheep

    • B. 

      Goat

    • C. 

      Pigs

    • D. 

      Deer

  • 38. 
    True or False: Neanderthals are capable of throwing a spear great distances. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    What was the most powerful tool for the neanderthals? It changed the course of human history forever.
    • A. 

      Hand axe

    • B. 

      Copper axe

    • C. 

      Bow and arrows

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 40. 
    Which of the following is true about the diet of neanderthals and human beings?
    • A. 

      Neanderthals mostly ate meat

    • B. 

      Humans had a variety of food in their diet

    • C. 

      Neanderthals diet depended on one single food source: animals

    • D. 

      All are true