Evolution of Humans and Society - Prehistoric Period Important Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 35
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. _____________ is genetically closest to humans

    (a)

    Gorilla

    (b)

    Chimpanzee

    (c)

    Orang-utan

    (d)

    Great Apes

  2. The period called_____________ marks the beginning of agriculture and animal domestication.

    (a)

    Palaeolithic

    (b)

    Mesolithic

    (c)

    Neolithic

    (d)

    Megalithic

  3. Direct ancestor of modern man was ______________

    (a)

    Homo habilis

    (b)

    Homo erectus

    (c)

    Homo sapiens

    (d)

    Neanderthal man

  4. ________ are stone artefacts of small size

    (a)

    Microliths

    (b)

    Bifaces

    (c)

    Acheulian

    (d)

    core

  5. Evidence of Neolithic village is found at ________ in Vellore district

    (a)

    Gudiam

    (b)

    Athirampakkam

    (c)

    Payyampalli

    (d)

    Salem

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. _____________ is an object or tool made or modified by humans

    ()

      Artefact

  8. The primitive multi - cellular life first appeared in the age of _____________.

    ()

      Proterozoic

  9. Hand axes and cleavers are the important tool types of the __________ culture.

    ()

      Low Palaeolithic

  10. Prehistoric people were the pioneers of____________

    ()

    Creative Knowledge

  11. ________were the apes from which modem humans evolved

    ()

    Australopithecines

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. Palaeo anthropology

  14. (1)

    66 million years ago

  15. Hand axe tools

  16. (2)

    Acheulian

  17. Proterozoic era

  18. (3)

    542 to 251 million years ago

  19. Palaeozoic era

  20. (4)

    the study of the human ancestors

  21. Cenozoic era

  22. (5)

    600 to 542 million years ago

    5 x 2 = 10
  23. Discuss how the age of speculation made humans become conscious and knowledgeable

  24. Write a note on the impact of pastoralism on the prehistoric people in Tamil Nadu.

  25. Discuss when the earth was formed

  26. Who proposed the idea of the Three Age system?

  27. The Great Rift valley in Africa has evidence for the Prehistoric period. Discuss

  28. 2 x 5 = 10
  29. The history of humans is closely related to the history of the earth. Elucidate.

  30. Discuss the Neolithic culture in Tamilnadu

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