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The Missing Link Quiz

Britain's greatet hoax took place one hundred years ago this month. How much do you know about it? 8 Questions.

 
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What name was given to the remains later described as "the missing link"?

  • Portland Find
  • Piltdown Man
  • Lost Link Man
  • Sussex Man

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How many years was it before the Missing Link hoax was rumbled?

  • 10
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40

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What bones were passed off as those of the missing link?

  • Human skull and organgutan jawbone
  • Orangutan skull and human leg bone
  • Human rib bone and orangutan skull
  • Human jaw and orangutan skull

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Where were the missing link bones found?

  • Kent
  • Devon
  • Norfolk
  • Sussex

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Who was the main suspect for the missing link hoax?

  • Charles Dawson
  • James Conway
  • Philip Harris
  • Stewart Thompson

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The missing link skull was supposed to be a million years old. How old was it really?

  • 100 years
  • 500 years
  • 2000 years
  • 5000 years

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The missing link bones were believed to prove the link between what?

  • Bears and man
  • Dinosaurs and man
  • Apes and man
  • Reptiles and man

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What was the profession of the missing link hoax suspect Charles Dawson?

  • Doctor
  • Solicitor
  • Dentist
  • Estate Agent

 

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