Early Humans Final Exam. The answers! Please use integrity when you correct. Australopithecus Questions. 1. What was so special about Lucy? 2. What was so amazing about the Australopithecus tools, rocks, and sticks? 3. Why couldn't the Australopithecus make fire?.
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The answers! Please use
integrity when you correct.
1. What was so special about Lucy?
2. What was so amazing about the Australopithecus tools, rocks, and sticks?
3. Why couldn't the Australopithecus make fire?
1. Lucy was the first evidence of our first ancestors.
2. They could hunt, fight, and pick crops with theses simple items.
3. They didn’t have the tools to make a single
1. What does Homo Habilis mean?
2. Why were Homo Habilis given their name by scientists?
3. Name three things Homo Habilis ate.
1. Homo Habilis means handy man.
2. Scientists named Homo Habilis this because that group is believed to be the first group of Early Humans to use tools.
3. Homo Habilis ate roots, nuts, fruits, raw meat.
1. Were the Homo Erectus the first to develop fire and
what were the special uses?
2. What were the tactics used to capture their meals and
what were the animals they ate?
3. On which continents were the Homo Erectus located
and how many people were usually in a Homo Erectus
1. The Homo Erectus were the first to master fire, and
they used fire for many things. One was to capture their
meals. Two was to enable themselves to migrate to colder
countries because the fire kept them warm.
2. Their tactics were to trap animals with fire or a swamp so
they could pelt them and cause internal bleeding then they
die. The other way was to drive them off of a cliff.
3. The Homo Erectus lived in the continent of Africa. Later
they migrated to colder places like Europe, and Asia. The
Homo Erectus usually lived in groups of a little over 100.
1. What were some of Neanderthal’s beliefs about what happens in the afterlife?
2. What advancements in fashion were made by the Neanderthals?
3. Describe the appearance of a typical Neanderthal.
1. Neanderthals believed that when a person died, he or she became a species of animal.
2. Neanderthals didn’t really have fashion, but they did make the first clothing that wasn’t simply draped over the body. To make the clothing, they would puncture holes in the hide and tie the skins together, using animal sinew.
3. Neanderthals were short, stocky, and very muscular. They had a wide brow-ridge, giving them crowned heads.
1. Did Cro-Magnon people fish or not? If they
did, what did they use to hunt the fish?
2. How did Cro-Magnon make their clothes and what did they use to sew them together?
3. Did they believe in the afterlife, and if they
did, how did they prepare the dead body?
1. They fished with nets and nooses.
2. They made their clothes by sewing stretched leather together with sinew.
3. They prepared for afterlife by keeping tools, food, and needs to survive.
1. What does the name Homo Sapien Sapiens mean and does it suit this group?
2. Name one advancement that made religion and
art possible for this group.
3. Did Homo Sapien Sapiens have fire? If so, for what was it used?
1. Homo Sapien Sapiens means wise, wise man. It is a
good name for this group because they were the first
to make sophisticated tools, develop complex
religion and art, and develop farming.
2. They didn’t have to travel to hunt and gather
because they developed farming, so they
had more time for other things, such as developing
art and religion. They also had larger brains set for more
3. Yes, they had fire. They used it to cook, for warmth,
for light, and for protection.
1. What is the most interesting thing you learned from
this Early Humans project?
2. How did you like working with PowerPoint? When
might you use PowerPoint again? Do you think Ms.
McClure should use PowerPoint with students
again? Why or why not?
Share answers aloud with your tablemates.
If you didn’t get any answers wrong, then hooray for you, and you have a score of 100%.
If you did get some answers incorrect, then add up the number you got wrong. Each question is worth five points, so multiply your number wrong by 5. Subtract the product from 100%, and you will have your percent.
93 – 100% = A 73 – 77% = C
90 – 92% = A- 70 -72% = C-
88 – 89% = B+ 68 – 69% = D+
83 – 87% = B 63 – 67% = D
80 – 82% = B- 60 – 62% = D-
78 – 79% = C+ 59% & below = F