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The History Of Humans Quiz

From the extinction of dinosaurs to our historic ancestors , orangutans and monkeys , better check what you know! 8 Questions.

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What period followed the extinction of the dinosaurs?

  • Paleogene
  • Permian
  • Devonian
  • Neogene

Question 2 Photo

Which of our ancestors had the smallest proportion of body mass composed by the brain at just 1.2%?

  • Paranthropus Robustus
  • Australopithecus Afarensis
  • Homo Heidelbergensis
  • Australopithecus Africanus

Question 3 Photo

Primates, the species which includes humans, are arboreal. What does this mean?

  • They have hairy skin
  • They have grasping hands and skin
  • They have Binocular vision
  • Living in and among trees

Question 4 Photo

The best preserved specimen of the Paranthropus aethiopicus is known as what?

  • The Black Skull
  • The Ethiopian Skull
  • The Wide Faced Skull
  • The Concave Skull

Question 5 Photo

Which species left 1.5 million year old footprint trails in Kenya, providing evidence for the oldest human like feet?

  • Australopithecus Garhi
  • Homo Sapien
  • Homo Ergaster
  • Kenyanthropus Platyops

Question 6 Photo

What tool first appears 1.65 million years ago in the record known as the Acheulean stone tool industry?

  • Flakes
  • The Handaxe
  • Flaked Cobble
  • Choppers

Question 7 Photo

What do anthropologists think, the species Homo georgicus were the first to do?

  • Migrate
  • Run
  • Perform a caesarian
  • Bake cakes and sell the produce

Question 8 Photo

What feature is present in no other hominin other than Homo sapiens?

  • A chin
  • A protruding brow
  • Teeth
  • A forehead