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1 Alien Runways and Hallucinogenic Cacti
The Nazca Lines of Peru are one of the world's greatest ancient mysteries. Several theories have risen as to why they were built. You may be surprised what archaeologists have come up with.
Average
10 Q
trident
Oct 24 06
4914 plays
2 Ahh, Those Silly Irish!
This quiz will look at prehistoric Ireland, anything predating 400 AD, to see what it tells us about human prehistory. Join me as we look at some silly Irish men and women to see what this time was like.
Average
10 Q
tazman6619
Jan 15 12
1959 plays
3 Neanderthal - Knuckle-dragger or Stand-Up Guy?
When most people think of Neanderthal, they picture an unintelligent, hairy brute who wrestles dinosaurs. Ongoing research has taught us that these ideas are more the product of Hollywood than of science. This quiz should clear up some misconceptions.
Average
10 Q
kathyr_1
Jul 26 08
3360 plays
4 The Origins of Man
The evolution of man is a controversial topic to this very day. Even the experts do not always agree, but they study the evidence and try to form educated assumptions.
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Oct 28 09
2262 plays
5 Human Prehistory
While most of us know plenty about human history, what do we know about prehistory? Let's discover a little more about our primitive ancestors in this quiz ... best of luck.
Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jun 16 04
8619 plays
6 Britain Before the Days of Writing
A quiz on British pre-history.
Very Difficult
10 Q
tnrees
Jun 08 05
3177 plays
7 Who or what was Otzi?
If you don't know, I think it's time you did!
Tough
10 Q
russalka
Jun 24 14
231 plays
8 Prehistory II: Fantastic Animals
Jurassic Park was famous for the animals it brought to life. The film was fun, but what do you really know about these extinct animals?
Difficult
10 Q
RioBR
Mar 14 08
2139 plays
9 Our World: Pre-History
During my seven years in University, I took an interest in world pre-history. This is a sample of the facts and historical content that I had derived during my time in school. Good Luck!
Tough
10 Q
apathy100
Jun 10 05
4815 plays
10 Early Humans
Here's a quiz about the early humans. Enjoy :)
Tough
10 Q
Thark
May 18 08
2982 plays
11 The Prehistoric Site of Lepenski Vir
Explore this unusual and intriguing archeological site that depicts well the most important cultural transition in the human history.
Tough
10 Q
St Sava Jr.
Aug 09 12
261 plays
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Last Updated Aug 20 14 10:56 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Christian Jurgensen Thomson developed his famous 'Three Age System' for subdividing human prehistory in 1806. Which of these was not an 'age' in Thomson's system?
* The last glaciation of the most recent Ice Age is sometimes referred to by the name of what river in Europe?
* Which of these individuals first identified a member of the early hominid species known as Australopithecus?
* The earliest evidence of toolmaking was found at a site on the east side of Lake Turkana which has been given what name?
* Eugene Dubois was a Dutch physician who set out in the 1890s to find remains of early humanoids. He located the first example of what he called 'Pithecanthropus erectus', also known as Homo erectus, on what island in 1891?


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