World History Quiz - Pre-history-3,000B.C Quiz
A quiz on the very beginnings of human history. 15 Questions.
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Known as the 'Cradle of Humankind' where is the most important pre-historic site in the world?
Australopithencus Ofarensis, the first hominid to walk on two feet, is more commonly known by what name?
Can you place these hominins in order of existence? (earliest first)
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Everyone on Earth, outside of Africa, can trace their genetic history back to roughly how many people?
At 75,000 years, the oldest human ornaments in the world are known as what?
For how many years did the two species, Homo Neanderthalensis and Homo Sapiens co-exist on earth? (but not always in the same places).
12, 500 years
125, 000 years
Dating from 32,000 years ago, cave paintings have predominantly been found in which country?
What term describes all the faceless, heavily pregnant statuettes of women found across Europe 15-35,000 years ago?
We are currently living through an 'Interglacial period' (increasingly warmer average global temperature) that started when?
140 years ago
1,400 years ago
11, 400 years ago
111,400 years ago
When, roughly, did humans begin the transition from hunter-gatherers to agricultural settlements?
What was the first metal to be used for ornaments and weapons around 7,000 years ago?
What name was given to the frozen body of a man, dating from 3,350 B.C. found preserved in a glacier?
'Glati the Glacier Man'
'Mantzi the Frozen Man'
'Otzi the Ice Man'
'Pootzi the Snow Man'
The wheel was in widespread use across Europe and Mesopotamia by the 4th millenium B.C. What inspired its invention?
Boulders and Rocks
The Potters Wheel
Which of the following is NOT a Megalithic structure from the Neolithic period?
Newgrange Burial Mound
West Kennet Tombs
Which artifact depicts the Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt and the emergence of Egypt's first ruler?
Stele of Kawa
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