Practice Test


1) First Homonids are:


2) Who was the first civilized man?


3) The first human fossil probably belonged to:


4) Age if mammals is known as:


5) The direct ancestral race of modern man was possibly:


6) Which of the following is not in the direction of evolution of human species?


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


8) Among primates listed below which one is the closest relative of modern man:


9) The Java man is considered to have existed in:


10) Neanderthal man:


11) Ancestor of man who first stood erect was:


12) Which of the following is true for Homo sapiens?


13) The skull of Pithecanthropus erectus was found in:


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


15) Most recent fossil is of:


16) Name of the fossil man of Shivalik hills is:


17) The recent ancestors of modern man were:


18) Homo erectus is the zoological name of:


19) The earliest site where human civilization and crop cultivation started was presumably:


20) Cromagnon man was:


21) Which one of the fossil men stood first?


22) Neanderthal man differs from modern man in:


23) Which of these is considered a trend in primate evolution?


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


25) Which of these prosimians now found only on the island of Madagascar?


26) Immortality of soul hypothesis has given rise to discovery of:


27) Present age is known as:


28) Who discovered the use of the weapon and tools first?


29) Cannibalism is found in:


30) The cranial capactiy of Java ape-man was about:


31) First fossil of African ape-man was discovered by:


32) Peking man is known as:


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


34) The cranial capacity was the largest in one of the following fossil of man:


35) Continents where most of the primitive men have been discovered:


36) Which of the following factors is considered best in the evolution of man?


37) Pithecanthropus erectus fossil was found in:


38) The cranial capacity is nearly 1000 cc of:


39) The man who used stones for first time was:


40) Which of the following is not a characteristic of apes?


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


42) Taung Baby is name of:


43) Early True Man was:


44) Dog was domesticated by:


45) The name of Mio-Pliocene apes is:


46) The maximum size of modern brain is:


47) The name of the earliest human ancestor from India is:


48) The latest ancestal race of modren man was possibly:


49) "Peking Man" was:


50) Dryopithecus was:


51) The earliest man-like primate was:


52) Fossils of so called 'Java Man' and 'Peking Man' belong to:


53) Anthropoid apes were ancestors of:


54) The brain of Australopithecus measure?


55) Possession of chile-like traits by an adult man is called?


56) The first fossils of prehistoric man were discovered by:


57) Coloured rock-paintings were presumably first made by:


58) The earliest man who used tools was:


59) The characteristic of modern man was:


60) First evidence of ceremonial burial of dead have been found with fossils of:


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


62) Modern man, Homo sapiens sapiens began spreading all over the globe some:


63) According to the geological chronology, man belongs to which era?


64) "Piltdown man" was:


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


66) DNA matching has shown human being to be nearest to:


67) Orthognathous face occurs in:


68) Simian gap is:


69) Which of the following primate is the closest relative to modern man?


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


71) The fossils of first known ape is:


72) Which of the following is the fossil of first man-ape?


73) Who said that the human body is a walking museum of antiquities?


74) Who wrote the first book on human origin?


75) Outwardly directed widely separated nostrils occur in:


76) Fire was first used for protection and cooking by:


77) The feature not in the direction of the evolution of human species is:


78) In gorilla, great apes and chimpanzee, the number of chromosomes is:


79) Dryopithecus occurred:


80) What is the brain size of man?


81) Dubois in 1891 found the fossil of Java ape man. It is:


82) The smallest cranial capacity is that of the:


83) Cranial capacity was highest in:


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


85) Which of the following is correct?


86) The age of the fossil of Dryopithecus on the geological time scale is:


87) The nearest prehistoric ancestor of present man may be:


88) Homo sapiens evolved during:


89) Which of the following is closest relative of man?


90) Which of the following is correct order of the evolutionary history of man?


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


92) Which of the following was the transitional stage between apes and humans:


93) Highest cranial capacity is found in:


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


95) Cranial cavity of Australopithecus was:


96) Taung baby is:


97) Which one of the following ape is found in India:


98) Most primary homonid appeared was:


99) 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?


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


101) Which of the following used fire for cooking and warmth:


102) The cranial capacity of Neanderthal man was about:


103) What is correct sequence of human evolution:


104) Among the human ancestors the brain size was more than 1000 CC in:


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


106) Which of the following originated during miocene epoch in Africa and Asia?


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


108) The most recent product of animal evolution are:


109) Apes have:


110) Cromagnon man had:


111) Which fossil man had the cranial capacity almost equal to modern man?


112) Cranial capacity of about 1200 cc belongs to:


113) Who discovered Java man?


114) Handy man is:


115) During evolution of man .....came after Dryopithecus


116) Which of the following is closest to man?


117) Which of the following is not a feature of apes?


118) One of the following is not a feature of present day man?


119) Which of the following is not a feature of Australopithecus?


120) Homo erectus shows:


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


122) Parapithecus was discovered by:


123) Australopithecus african (African ape man) was discovered by:


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


125) Hominids include: