Practice Test


Q1) First Homonids are: Show Answer


Q2) Who was the first civilized man? Show Answer


Q3) The first human fossil probably belonged to: Show Answer


Q4) Age if mammals is known as: Show Answer


Q5) The direct ancestral race of modern man was possibly: Show Answer


Q6) Which of the following is not in the direction of evolution of human species? Show Answer


Q7) Which one of the following eras in geological time scale corresponding to the Person when life has not originated upon earth? Show Answer


Q8) Among primates listed below which one is the closest relative of modern man: Show Answer


Q9) The Java man is considered to have existed in: Show Answer


Q10) Neanderthal man: Show Answer


Q11) Ancestor of man who first stood erect was: Show Answer


Q12) Which of the following is true for Homo sapiens? Show Answer


Q13) The skull of Pithecanthropus erectus was found in: Show Answer


Q14) The pre-historic ancestor of man which existed during the pleistocene era is: Show Answer


Q15) Most recent fossil is of: Show Answer


Q16) Name of the fossil man of Shivalik hills is: Show Answer


Q17) The recent ancestors of modern man were: Show Answer


Q18) Homo erectus is the zoological name of: Show Answer


Q19) The earliest site where human civilization and crop cultivation started was presumably: Show Answer


Q20) Cromagnon man was: Show Answer


Q21) Which one of the fossil men stood first? Show Answer


Q22) Neanderthal man differs from modern man in: Show Answer


Q23) Which of these is considered a trend in primate evolution? Show Answer


Q24) Which primate existed in the first half of eocene epoch (53-58 million years ago)? Show Answer


Q25) Which of these prosimians now found only on the island of Madagascar? Show Answer


Q26) Immortality of soul hypothesis has given rise to discovery of: Show Answer


Q27) Present age is known as: Show Answer


Q28) Who discovered the use of the weapon and tools first? Show Answer


Q29) Cannibalism is found in: Show Answer


Q30) The cranial capactiy of Java ape-man was about: Show Answer


Q31) First fossil of African ape-man was discovered by: Show Answer


Q32) Peking man is known as: Show Answer


Q33) Which of the fossil men given below was expert in making tools, weapons, paintings etc? Show Answer


Q34) The cranial capacity was the largest in one of the following fossil of man: Show Answer


Q35) Continents where most of the primitive men have been discovered: Show Answer


Q36) Which of the following factors is considered best in the evolution of man? Show Answer


Q37) Pithecanthropus erectus fossil was found in: Show Answer


Q38) The cranial capacity is nearly 1000 cc of: Show Answer


Q39) The man who used stones for first time was: Show Answer


Q40) Which of the following is not a characteristic of apes? Show Answer


Q41) Which of the following is not an anatomical changes from ape to Homo sapiens? Show Answer


Q42) Taung Baby is name of: Show Answer


Q43) Early True Man was: Show Answer


Q44) Dog was domesticated by: Show Answer


Q45) The name of Mio-Pliocene apes is: Show Answer


Q46) The maximum size of modern brain is: Show Answer


Q47) The name of the earliest human ancestor from India is: Show Answer


Q48) The latest ancestal race of modren man was possibly: Show Answer


Q49) "Peking Man" was: Show Answer


Q50) Dryopithecus was: Show Answer


Q51) The earliest man-like primate was: Show Answer


Q52) Fossils of so called 'Java Man' and 'Peking Man' belong to: Show Answer


Q53) Anthropoid apes were ancestors of: Show Answer


Q54) The brain of Australopithecus measure? Show Answer


Q55) Possession of chile-like traits by an adult man is called? Show Answer


Q56) The first fossils of prehistoric man were discovered by: Show Answer


Q57) Coloured rock-paintings were presumably first made by: Show Answer


Q58) The earliest man who used tools was: Show Answer


Q59) The characteristic of modern man was: Show Answer


Q60) First evidence of ceremonial burial of dead have been found with fossils of: Show Answer


Q61) Loss of pigmentation, slender body and reduced apendages, absence of visual organs are adaptations in: Show Answer


Q62) Modern man, Homo sapiens sapiens began spreading all over the globe some: Show Answer


Q63) According to the geological chronology, man belongs to which era? Show Answer


Q64) "Piltdown man" was: Show Answer


Q65) A pertinent example where the study of human traits has helped in understanding evolution is: Show Answer


Q66) DNA matching has shown human being to be nearest to: Show Answer


Q67) Orthognathous face occurs in: Show Answer


Q68) Simian gap is: Show Answer


Q69) Which of the following primate is the closest relative to modern man? Show Answer


Q70) The earliest man-like primate and oldest of man's anecstors which is on direct line of human evolution is: Show Answer


Q71) The fossils of first known ape is: Show Answer


Q72) Which of the following is the fossil of first man-ape? Show Answer


Q73) Who said that the human body is a walking museum of antiquities? Show Answer


Q74) Who wrote the first book on human origin? Show Answer


Q75) Outwardly directed widely separated nostrils occur in: Show Answer


Q76) Fire was first used for protection and cooking by: Show Answer


Q77) The feature not in the direction of the evolution of human species is: Show Answer


Q78) In gorilla, great apes and chimpanzee, the number of chromosomes is: Show Answer


Q79) Dryopithecus occurred: Show Answer


Q80) What is the brain size of man? Show Answer


Q81) Dubois in 1891 found the fossil of Java ape man. It is: Show Answer


Q82) The smallest cranial capacity is that of the: Show Answer


Q83) Cranial capacity was highest in: Show Answer


Q84) Which of the following fossil man possessed a cranial capacity almost equal to that of modern man? Show Answer


Q85) Which of the following is correct? Show Answer


Q86) The age of the fossil of Dryopithecus on the geological time scale is: Show Answer


Q87) The nearest prehistoric ancestor of present man may be: Show Answer


Q88) Homo sapiens evolved during: Show Answer


Q89) Which of the following is closest relative of man? Show Answer


Q90) Which of the following is correct order of the evolutionary history of man? Show Answer


Q91) In recent years, DNA sequences of mt-DNA and Y-chromosomes were considered for study of human evolution, because they: Show Answer


Q92) Which of the following was the transitional stage between apes and humans: Show Answer


Q93) Highest cranial capacity is found in: Show Answer


Q94) What evidence suggest that chimpanzee is more closely related to human than other hominid species? Show Answer


Q95) Cranial cavity of Australopithecus was: Show Answer


Q96) Taung baby is: Show Answer


Q97) Which one of the following ape is found in India: Show Answer


Q98) Most primary homonid appeared was: Show Answer


Q99) There are two opposing views about origin of modern man. According to one view Homo erectus in Asia were the ancestors of modern man. A study of variations of DNA however suggested African origin of modern man. What kind of observation of DNA variation could suggest this? Show Answer


Q100) The last common ancestor between the African apes and hominids lived during ...... Epoch: Show Answer


Q101) Which of the following used fire for cooking and warmth: Show Answer


Q102) The cranial capacity of Neanderthal man was about: Show Answer


Q103) What is correct sequence of human evolution: Show Answer


Q104) Among the human ancestors the brain size was more than 1000 CC in: Show Answer


Q105) What was the most significant trend in the evolution of modern man (Homo sapiens) from his ancestors? Show Answer


Q106) Which of the following originated during miocene epoch in Africa and Asia? Show Answer


Q107) Homo habilis, a tool maker having a cranial capacity of 735 cc and bipedal gait existed during which epoch? Show Answer


Q108) The most recent product of animal evolution are: Show Answer


Q109) Apes have: Show Answer


Q110) Cromagnon man had: Show Answer


Q111) Which fossil man had the cranial capacity almost equal to modern man? Show Answer


Q112) Cranial capacity of about 1200 cc belongs to: Show Answer


Q113) Who discovered Java man? Show Answer


Q114) Handy man is: Show Answer


Q115) During evolution of man .....came after Dryopithecus Show Answer


Q116) Which of the following is closest to man? Show Answer


Q117) Which of the following is not a feature of apes? Show Answer


Q118) One of the following is not a feature of present day man? Show Answer


Q119) Which of the following is not a feature of Australopithecus? Show Answer


Q120) Homo erectus shows: Show Answer


Q121) Six races i. e. Negroid, Casusacoid, Mongoloid, Australoid, Polynesian, and Bushmen were recognized by: Show Answer


Q122) Parapithecus was discovered by: Show Answer


Q123) Australopithecus african (African ape man) was discovered by: Show Answer


Q124) Mc Gregor discovered Homo sapiens fossils during late pleistocene period showed following characters except: Show Answer


Q125) Hominids include: Show Answer