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Neanderthals

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  • Q1
    What time period did Neanderthals live in?
    Holocene
    Cretaceous
    Pleistocene
    Jurassic
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the estimated range of Neanderthal height?
    4'10" to 5'6"
    3'0" to 3'6"
    5'0" to 5'5"
    6'0" to 6'6"
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the estimated range of Neanderthal brain capacity?
    2,000 to 2,500 cubic centimeters
    800 to 1,000 cubic centimeters
    1,200 to 1,750 cubic centimeters
    1,000 to 1,200 cubic centimeters
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the estimated time range of Neanderthal existence?
    400 to 40 years ago
    4,000 to 400 years ago
    400,000 to 40,000 years ago
    40,000 to 4,000 years ago
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the name of the Neanderthal skeleton discovered in 1856?
    Neanderthal 1
    Ardi
    Homo erectus
    Lucy
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the estimated range of Neanderthal genetic contribution to modern humans?
    10% to 15%
    50% to 75%
    1% to 4%
    0.1% to 0.5%
    30s
  • Q7
    What was the main source of food for Neanderthals?
    Large herbivores
    Insects
    Aquatic animals
    Small rodents
    30s
  • Q8
    What was the main tool-making technique used by Neanderthals?
    Blade technique
    Acheulian technique
    Levallois technique
    Flake technique
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the name of the Neanderthal site discovered in France in 1908?
    Chauvet
    Altamira
    La Chapelle-aux-Saints
    Lascaux
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the name of the Neanderthal burial site discovered in Iraq in 1960?
    Mousterian Cave
    Châtelperronian Cave
    Shanidar Cave
    Pech Merle Cave
    30s

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