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Practice - Prehistory and Ancient Civilisations - 01

Welcome, history detectives! Are you ready to journey through time and explore the mysteries of the prehistoric eras? This quiz will challenge your knowledge about the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, so sharpen your memory and keep your explorer's eye open. We need 10 correct answers, or the caveman's club might slip!
1.
In which age did people start to use metal tools?
Stone Age
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Copper Age
People started to use metal tools in the Bronze Age. The very first metal tools were made of copper, but bronze was more widespread.
2.
What metal is associated with the Iron Age?
Bronze
Gold
Iron
Copper
Iron, as suggested by the period's name, was the prevalent metal used during the Iron Age.
3.
Which mode of transport was used during the Bronze Age?
Chariots
Bicycles
Cars
Aeroplanes
The chariot, a type of carriage drawn by horses, was commonly used during the Bronze Age.
4.
Which age is associated with humans beginning to farm?
Iron Age
Bronze Age
Stone Age
Copper Age
Farming first started in the Stone Age, in a period known as the Neolithic or New Stone Age.
5.
What was the primary material for making tools in the Stone Age?
Bone
Copper
Stone
Iron
As the name implies, Stone Age humans used stones to make their tools.
6.
What were houses made of during the Iron Age?
Brick
Stone
Ice
Straw and Wood
During the Iron Age, houses, known as 'roundhouses', were made from straw and wood.
7.
Which of these was erected during the Stone Age?
Tower of London
Stonehenge
The Colosseum
Hadrian's Wall
Large stones erected during the Stone Age are typically referred to as Stone Circles, the most famous of which being Stonehenge.
8.
What age came immediately after the Stone Age?
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Golden Age
Silver Age
After the Stone Age, the Bronze Age followed, marked by the use of bronze tools and weapons.
9.
In which age were weapons mostly made of bronze?
Stone Age
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Golden Age
During the Bronze Age, people began crafting weapons from bronze.
10.
What age is associated with the discovery of fire?
Iron Age
Bronze Age
Stone Age
Silver Age
The discovery and mastering of fire happened during the Stone Age.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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