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Practice - Prehistory and Ancient Civilisations - 02

Hey there, KS2 students! Ready for a time-travelling adventure? In this quiz, we'll be journeying back to the Stone Age, a time before history was written. From the tools used, to daily life activities, there's so much to learn! So put on your explorer's hat and let's see how much you know about our prehistoric ancestors. Good luck!
1.
What was the main form of art in the Stone Age?
Sculpture
Pottery
Cave painting
Weaving
Cave painting was the main form of art in the Stone Age. They painted animals and hunters on cave walls.
2.
What material was often used in the late Stone Age?
Concrete
Copper
Glass
Plastic
During the late Stone Age, copper started being used. Copper can be mixed with tin to make bronze and the period after the Stone Age is called the Bronze.
3.
What animal did Stone Age people paint in their cave paintings?
Leopards
Tigers
Giraffes
Bison
Stone Age people often painted bison in their cave paintings.
4.
How did Stone Age people create fire?
Using lighters
Rubbing sticks together
With matches
Using electricity
Stone Age people created fire by rubbing sticks together.
5.
What is a prehistoric monument made by stone age people which still stands today?
The Great Wall of China
The Pyramids of Giza
The Colosseum
Stonehenge
Stonehenge in England is a prehistoric monument which was made by Stone Age people.
6.
What was the primary building material in the Stone Age?
Glass
Brick
Stone
Metal
The Stone Age is named after the primary material used at that time - Stone!
7.
The Stone Age people were primarily what?
Farmers
Hunters and gatherers
Builders
Painters
Stone Age people were primarily hunters and gatherers.
8.
What was a significant technological advancement in the Stone Age?
Computers
Flint tools
Printing press
Electricity
Flint tools were a significant technological advancement in the Stone Age.
9.
What were the three periods of the Stone Age?
Copper, Bronze, Iron
Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic
Egyptian, Greek, Roman
First, Second, Third
The Stone Age is divided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods.
10.
What important step forward happened in the Neolithic period?
Discovery of fire
Invention of the wheel
Development of farming
Creation of the first city
The development of farming was a significant advancement that occurred in the Neolithic period.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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