Prehistoric Human Quiz Questions and Answers

Prehistoric Human General Knowledge Quiz Questions

Prehistoric Human General Knowledge Quiz Questions

 

Prehistoric Human Quiz Questions and Answers

 

1. The period before human beings learned to write is called:
Answer: Prehistory.

 

2. People lived during prehistory period are known as:
Answer: Prehistoric people.

 

3. According to scientists when did the first human beings were lived?
Answer: About 2 million years ago.

 

4. When did scientists first discover evidence of prehistoric people?
Answer: During the mid 1800’s.

 

5. A set of ideas formed by scientist about human origin are called:
Answer: The theory of human evolution.

 

6. Which theory states that as the environment of the prehistoric world changed, the prehumen ancestors of prehistoric people underwent a series of changes that resulted in the first human being?
Answer: The theory of human evolution.

 

7. Which group of scientists study about what our ancestors looked like, how long they lived and what foods they ate?
Answer: Physical anthropologists.

 

8. Who search for and examine evidence to help to explain how prehistoric people lived?
Answer: Archeologists.

 

9. Botanists study about:
Answer: The remains of prehistoric plants that lived when prehistoric people lived.

 

10. Who studies about the rock in which fossils are found?
Answer: Geologists.

 

11. In which period the ancestors of human beings began to evolve separate from the ancestors of apes?
Answer: Between about 10 million’ and 5 million years ago.

 

12. The evolutionary split of the ancestors of human beings and apes marks the beginning of the-development of:
Answer: Hominids.

 

13. Which consists of human beings and early human like ancestors?
Answer: Hominids.

 

14. One of the earliest known species of hominids were:
Answer: Ardipithecus ramidus.

 

15. The name Ardipithecus comes from:
Answer: The words in the Afar and Greek languages.

 

Prehistoric Human General Knowledge Quiz Questions Part 2

 

16. What is meant by Ardipithecus?
Answer: Ground ape.

 

17. Where did Ardipithecus ramidus were lived?
Answer: Ethiopia in North East Africa.

 

18. When did Ardipithecus ramidus were lived?
Answer: About 4,400,000 years ago.

 

19. Which are the better known groups of early hominids?
Answer: Australopithecines.

 

20. When did Australopithecines were first appeared?
Answer: About 4 million years ago.

 

21. Australopithecines first appeared in:
Answer: Africa.

 

22. According to fossil evidence Australopithecines were extinct in which period?
Answer: Between 2 million and 1 million years ago.

 

23. What is the size of the brain of Australopithecines?
Answer: About one-third the size of modern human brains.

 

24. The facial features of Australopithecines resembled:
Answer: Chimpanzees.

 

25. The Australopithecines belonged to which genus?
Answer: Australopithecus.

 

26. What is the meaning of the term Australopithecus?
Answer: Southern Ape.

 

27. Most scientists believed that hominids were originated in:
Answer: Africa.

 

28. Scientists divided the Australopithecus genus into how many species?
Answer: Five.

 

29. Which are the basis of dividing genus into species?
Answer: Differences in the creatures overall size, in the shape and size of their jaws and teeth and in the size of their brains.

 

30. The five species of Australopithecus are:
Answer: Australopithecus anamensis, Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus africanus, Paranthropus boisei and Paranthropus robustus.

 

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