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Early human migrations: Quiz


Question 1: Controversial findings in ________ at Monte Verde may indicate a human presence in the Americas by up to 33,000 years ago.

Question 2: ________ was reached by 30 millennia ago.
Far EastSoutheast AsiaEast AsiaCentral Asia

Question 3: Shell middens 125,000 years old indicate that the diet of early humans in ________ included sea food obtained by beachcombing.

Question 4: The anatomically modern humans known as the ________, however, with superior technology and language would eventually completely displace the Neanderthals, whose last refuge was in the Iberian peninsula.
Homo floresiensisCro-MagnonHuman evolutionJebel Qafzeh remains

Question 5: There is considerable controversy over when the ________ were first colonized and how many migrations there were.
North AmericaAmericas (terminology)South AmericaAmericas

Question 6: Once in West Asia, the people who remained south (or took the southern route) spread generation by generation around the coast of ________ and Persia until they reached India.
AfricaWestern AsiaMiddle EastArabian Peninsula

Question 7: Proponents of the multiregional hypothesis have long believed that Europeans were descended from Neanderthals (which also came from ________, evolving in Europe from Homo Ergaster), and not from this homo-sapiens migration.
Scramble for AfricaAfrican UnionSub-Saharan AfricaAfrica

Question 8: The last known population lived around a cave system on the remote south-facing coast of ________ from 30,000 to 24,000 years ago.
Saint HelenaTurks and Caicos IslandsGibraltarCayman Islands

Question 9: Southeast Asia (________) was reached about 1.7 million years ago (Meganthropus).
Central JavaIndonesiaJavaBali

Question 10: [5] The archaeological site of Xihoudu (西侯渡) in ________ Province is the earliest recorded use of fire by Homo erectus, which is dated 1.27 million years ago.
ShanxiYu County, ShanxiPingyaoHebei


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