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  Those Natty Neanderthals Those Natty Neanderthals! best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If Neanderthals were alive today and dressed in modern clothes, would they differ greatly from modern humans?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 05 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
900 plays
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  The Neolithic Revolution The Neolithic Revolution great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The term "revolution" is defined in part as any radical and pervasive change in society. Why was the Neolithic Revolution a major turning point in human history?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 02 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
667 plays
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The Neolithic Revolution dramatically changed life. However, was all the change positive?
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 12 15
Tough
ponycargirl editor
637 plays
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  Hurrah for Hominins Hurrah for Hominins - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about some of the many extinct species that have shared the human family tree since we split from the apes.
Average, 10 Qns, agentofchaos, Oct 19 21
Average
agentofchaos gold member
Oct 19 21
429 plays
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  Skull Diggery Skull Diggery! best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
My team of paleoanthropologists has uncovered a skull at our dig site. Will it belong to an hominid or a human? Can you help us classify it?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 09 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
601 plays
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  Tales of Otzi the Iceman Tales of Otzi the Iceman best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Since the discovery of Ozti the Iceman in 1991, his remains have undergone a series of scientific tests which have uncovered information about who he was and how he lived. What do you know about Ozti?
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 14 17
Tough
ponycargirl editor
Feb 14 17
436 plays
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  Tales of the Ancient Winery Tales of the Ancient Winery best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In January 2007, archaeologists discovered Areni-1, a site which yielded the remains of the oldest known wine-making facility in the world. Come explore with me!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 18 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
484 plays
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  Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds "Lucy" in the Sky with Diamonds best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"...At some point during that unforgettable evening--I no longer remember when--the new fossil picked up the name of Lucy".
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 07 15
Tough
ponycargirl editor
492 plays
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  Dong Son Drums Dong Son Drums great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The artefacts left by pre-historic civilisations offer fascinating clues as to the nature of society at that time. The Dong Son drums are an example of this.
Tough, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Aug 07 18
Tough
looney_tunes editor
Aug 07 18
261 plays
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  Human Prehistory top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 11 08
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
8986 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What artifact is Lepenski Vir most widely praised for?

From Quiz "The Prehistoric Site of Lepenski Vir"




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  Footprints in the Ash Footprints in the Ash great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
First a volcano erupted. Ash covered the ground. A group of hominids walked across the area as a light rain began to fall. The rain cemented the ash into tuff, creating fossilized footprints. Over time, more ash covered and protected them.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 04 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
459 plays
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  Ahh, Those Silly Irish! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, tazman6619, Jul 18 17
Average
tazman6619 gold member
Jul 18 17
3672 plays
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  The Origins of Man best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 28 09
Tough
ponycargirl editor
3015 plays
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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 Qns, kathyr_1, Oct 25 12
Average
kathyr_1
3814 plays
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  Prehistory of Hong Kong great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
What do you know about the prehistory of Hong Kong? Previously it was believed that the area had been inhabited only 7,000 years ago, but relatively new evidence suggests that some sites are much older.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 31 18
Average
ponycargirl editor
Mar 31 18
272 plays
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  Tales of Peking Man great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The discovery of fossils in the 1920s changed the way paleontologists had previously viewed hominids. Also called Beijing Man, Peking Man is believed to have lived 680,000-780,000 years ago. What do you know about this early human?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 04 22
Average
ponycargirl editor
Nov 04 22
201 plays
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  Early Humans - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here's a quiz about the early humans. Enjoy :)
Average, 10 Qns, Thark, Nov 02 18
Average
Thark
Nov 02 18
3278 plays
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  Our World: Pre-History - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, apathy100, Sep 05 12
Tough
apathy100 gold member
5076 plays
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  Britain Before the Days of Writing popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A quiz on British pre-history.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, tnrees, Dec 11 06
Very Difficult
tnrees
3426 plays
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  The First Americans - 10 questions - 4 mins
Is the term Native American historically accurate or should we be calling them Americans Who Came Before? In this quiz, you will learn about some of the earliest inhabitants of both North and South America.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Mar 13 21
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Mar 13 21
215 plays
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  Who or what was Otzi? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If you don't know, I think it's time you did!
Tough, 10 Qns, russalka, Jul 19 18
Tough
russalka
Jul 19 18
499 plays
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  He Who Hesitates Is Last - 10 questions - 5 mins
It is well known that, in history and nature, he who hesitates is last. Well, our prehistoric ancestors certainly didn't hesitate moving everywhere! Let's see what they were up to in prehistoric India.
Tough, 10 Qns, Saleo, Aug 18 20
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Tough
Saleo
Aug 18 20
145 plays
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  Prehistory II: Fantastic Animals - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, RioBR, May 27 18
Difficult
RioBR
May 27 18
2356 plays
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  The Prehistoric Site of Lepenski Vir - 10 questions - 4 mins
Explore this unusual and intriguing archeological site that depicts well the most important cultural transition in the human history.
Tough, 10 Qns, St Sava Jr., Aug 11 12
Tough
St Sava Jr.
382 plays
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