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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?

  • Karnac Mountains
  • Olduvai Gorge
  • Persopolis River
  • Vezere Valley

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Australopithencus Ofarensis, the first hominid to walk on two feet, is more commonly known by what name?

  • 'Amy'
  • 'Cindy'
  • 'Lucy'
  • 'Mary'

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Can you place these hominins in order of existence? (earliest first)

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  • Homo Ergaster
  • Homo Habilis
  • Homo Sapiens
  • Homo Neanderthalensis

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Everyone on Earth, outside of Africa, can trace their genetic history back to roughly how many people?

  • 1,000
  • 10,000
  • 100,000
  • 1,000,000

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At 75,000 years, the oldest human ornaments in the world are known as what?

  • Blombos Beads
  • Dahomy Designs
  • Jakarta Jewelry
  • Somaliland Shells

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For how many years did the two species, Homo Neanderthalensis and Homo Sapiens co-exist on earth? (but not always in the same places).

  • 1,250 years
  • 12, 500 years
  • 125, 000 years
  • 1,250,000 years

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Dating from 32,000 years ago, cave paintings have predominantly been found in which country?

  • England
  • France
  • Greece
  • Sweden

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What term describes all the faceless, heavily pregnant statuettes of women found across Europe 15-35,000 years ago?

  • 'Aphrodite' figurines
  • 'Athena' figurines
  • 'Hera' figurines
  • 'Venus' figurines

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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

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When, roughly, did humans begin the transition from hunter-gatherers to agricultural settlements?

  • 800 B.C.
  • 8,000 B.C.
  • 18,000 B.C.
  • 180,000 B.C.

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What was the first metal to be used for ornaments and weapons around 7,000 years ago?

  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Tin

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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'

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The wheel was in widespread use across Europe and Mesopotamia by the 4th millenium B.C. What inspired its invention?

  • Boulders and Rocks
  • Haystacks
  • The Potters Wheel
  • The sun

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Which of the following is NOT a Megalithic structure from the Neolithic period?

  • Newgrange Burial Mound
  • Stonehenge
  • Trajans Column
  • West Kennet Tombs

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Which artifact depicts the Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt and the emergence of Egypt's first ruler?

  • Phaistos Disc
  • Narmer Palette
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Stele of Kawa

 

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