What is Prehistory?

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1. The Natufian culture (~11,000-8,000BC) shows recurring plastered human skulls in this limited time period. What is this an example of?

  • Prehistory/protohistory.
  • A culture.
  • An assemblage.
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2. What is an example of one of the earliest-found hominins?

  • Sahelanthropus tchadensis (Sahara)
  • Ardipithecus ramidus (various parts of Africa)
  • Australopithecus afarensis (East Africa)

3. What is an archaeological culture?

  • The social stratification of a culture.
  • Groupings of peoples, here in prehistoric times.
  • How refined a group of peoples were.
  • When an organism grows on a find; we can examine this to tell us about what they ate at the site when it was occupied.

4. When is prehistory usually thought to begin?

  • When **** sapiens appear.
  • When writing begins in a country.
  • When Neanderthals appear.
  • When people start speaking.

5. When did Darwin write his Origins of Species?

  • 1859
  • 1999
  • 1851
  • 1872

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