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Aurignacian: Quiz


Question 1: The Aurignacian culture is considered by some ________ to have co-existed with the Périgordian culture of tool making.
Civil engineeringArchaeologyEngineeringMining

Question 2: ________
NeolithicPrehistoryDetailed logarithmic timelineSynoptic table of the principal old world prehistoric cultures

Question 3: The people also made pendants, bracelets and ________ beads, and three-dimensional figurines to ornament themselves.

Question 4: Also seen throughout the upper paleolithic is a greater degree of tool standardisation and the use of ________ and antler for tools such as needles and harpoons.
Human skeletonBoneHuman skullHead and neck anatomy

Question 5: The people of the Aurignacian culture produced worked bone points with grooves cut in the bottom, and some of the earliest known ________, such as the animal engravings at Aldène in south-west France.
Cave paintingKarst topographyCenoteShow cave

Question 6: Stone tools from the Aurignacian culture are known as Mode 4, characterised by blades (rather than flakes, typical of mode 2 ________ and mode 3 Mousterian) from prepared cores.
AcheuleanStone AgePaleolithicOldowan

Question 7: Human remains and Aurignacian artifacts originally found at ________ in France support the inference (but do not indisputably establish) that the culture was modern human rather than Neanderthal.
Jebel Qafzeh remainsHomo floresiensisCro-MagnonHuman evolution

Question 8: It was discovered in September 2008 in a cave at Schelklingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern ________.

Question 9: The Aurignacian culture (pronounced /ɔrɪɡˈneɪʃən/ or /ɔrɪnˈjeɪʃən/) is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest ________.
ContinentSingaporeAsiaMiddle East

Question 10: The name originates from the type site of Aurignac in the Haute Garonne area of ________.
ItalyUnited KingdomCanadaFrance


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