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Human Evolution

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(113 votes)
8 questions
English
HardAI Generated
Test your knowledge on the evolution of humans, from our earliest ancestors to modern Homo sapiens.
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AI Generated

What is the name of the earliest known human ancestor?

Australopithecus

Cro-Magnon

Homo erectus

Neanderthal

Hard  24% got this right

Australopithecus lived between 4.2 and 1.4 million years ago and is known for its small brain size and bipedalism.
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Which species of human was the first to leave Africa?

Homo erectus

Homo habilis

Homo neanderthalensis

Homo sapiens

Hard  31% got this right

Homo erectus is believed to have migrated out of Africa around 1.8 million years ago and spread throughout Asia.
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AI Generated

What is the name of the first human species to use fire?

Homo erectus

Homo habilis

Homo neanderthalensis

Homo sapiens

Hard  19% got this right

Evidence suggests that Homo erectus was the first human species to control fire, which they used for warmth and cooking.
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AI Generated

Which human species is known for creating the first cave art?

Homo neanderthalensis

Homo erectus

Homo habilis

Homo sapiens

36% got this right

Neanderthal cave art has been found in Spain, France, and Germany, and dates back to around 64,000 years ago.
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AI Generated

What is the name of the first anatomically modern human species?

Homo sapiens

Homo erectus

Homo habilis

Homo neanderthalensis

63% got this right

Homo sapiens first appeared in Africa around 300,000 years ago and eventually replaced all other human species.
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AI Generated

What is the name of the oldest known human fossil?

Sahelanthropus tchadensis

Ardipithecus ramidus

Kenyanthropus platyops

Orrorin tugenensis

Hard  21% got this right

Sahelanthropus tchadensis lived in what is now Chad around 7 million years ago and is known for its small brain size.
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What is the name of the human species that coexisted with Homo sapiens?

Homo neanderthalensis

Homo erectus

Homo floresiensis

Homo habilis

Hard  33% got this right

Neanderthals lived in Europe and Asia from around 400,000 to 40,000 years ago and are known for their robust build.
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AI Generated

What is the name of the human species that was nicknamed 'Hobbit'?

Homo floresiensis

Homo erectus

Homo habilis

Homo neanderthalensis

35% got this right

Homo floresiensis lived on the Indonesian island of Flores around 100,000 to 60,000 years ago.