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 History – Term 1 Unit 2

Human Evolution


I. Choose the correct answer:

1. The process of evolution is ________.
(a) direct
(b) indirect
(c) gradual
(d) fast
(c) gradual

2. Tanzania is situated in the continent of ……………..
(a) Asia
(b) Africa
(c) America
(d) Europe
(b) Africa

II. Match the statement with the reason. Tick the appropriate answer:

1. Statement: Migration of man of different part of the world resulted in changes of physic and colour.
Reason: Climatic changes.
(a) Statement is correct.
(b) Reason is wrong.
(c) Statement and Reason is correct.
(d) Statement and Reason is wrong.
(c) Statement and Reason is correct.

III. Find out the Right pair:

(a) Australopithecus – Walked on both legs
(b) Homo habilis       – Upright man
(c) Homo erectus      – Wise man
(d) Homo sapiens     – Less protruding face
(a) Australopithecus – Walked on both legs

IV. Fill in the blanks: 

  1. _______ unearthed the footprints of humans in Tanzania.
  2. Millions of years ago, our ancestors led a _______
  3. The main occupations of the ancient humans were _______
  4. The invention _______ of made farming easier.
  5. Rock paintings are found at _______ in Nilgiris.


  1. Anthropologists
  2. Nomadic
  3. hunting and gathering
  4. Plouglil
  5. Karikaiyur

V. State True or False.

  1. Anthropology is the study of coins.
  2. Homo erectus (Java man) had the knowledge of fire.
  3. The first scientific invention of humans was wheel.
  4. Goat was the first animal to be domesticated by humans.


  1. False
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False

VI. Answer in one word:

1. What method is used to find out the age of the excavated materials?
Radiocarbon dating.

2. What did early humans wear?
They wore dresses made out of leaves, the skin of animals, and barks of trees.

3. Where did early humans live?
They lived on the branches of trees, in caves and mountain ranges.

4. Which animal was used for ploughing?
Oxen were used for ploughing.

5. When did humans settle in one place?
Riverside Farming stage.

VII. Answer the following:

1. What is evolution?
Evolution means the process in which humankind changes and develops into an advanced stage.

2. Write any two characteristics of Homosapiens.

  1. Homosapiens had the appearance of a man.
  2. They used crude stone implements.
  3. They engaged in hunting and gathering.

3. Why did humans move from place to place?

  1. They moved from place to place in search of food.
  2. They cultivated the land. When the fertility of the soil decreased they moved to another place.

4. Describe the ancient methods of hunting.

  1. Hunting was the main occupation of humans in the past.
  2. They used tools made of stones and bones for hunting
  3. They used sharpened weapons.
  4. They hunted pig, deer, bison, rhino, elephant and bear.

5. Why were axes made?
Axes were made to cut trees, remove barks, dig pits, hunt animals, and remove the skin of animals.

6. How would you define archaeology?
Archaeology is the study of prehistoric humans and materials used by prehistoric humans.

7. What do you know about anthropology?

  1. The word anthropology is derived from two Greek words ‘Anthropos’ meaning ‘man’ or ‘human’ and ’logos’ meaning ‘thought’ or ‘reason’.
  2. Anthropology is the study of humans and evolutionary history ‘thought’.