MCQ Questions for Class 11 History: Ch 1 From the Beginning of Time

MCQ Questions for Class 11 History: Ch 1 From the Beginning of Time

1. The Hominids survived for about:
(a) 1 Million years
(b) 2 Million years
(c) 3 Million years
(d) 4 Million years
► (a) 1 Million years

2. In the Eastern Hadza community, the lands belonged to
(a) Women.
(b) Headmen.
(c) Clan.
(d) No one.
► (d) No one.

3. An archaeological site, which was used for quarrying limestone was:
(a) Chesowanja, Kenya.
(b) Schoningen, Germany.
(c) Dolni Vestonice, Czech Republic.
(d) Neander Valley, Germany.
► (d) Neander Valley, Germany.

4. The term ‘pathological idiot’ has been used with reference to
(a) Australopithecus.
(b) Homo Habilis.
(c) Homo Erectus.
(d) Neanderthal.
► (d) Neanderthal.

5. Zagros mountains, which form one limit of the Fertile Crescent, is situated in:
(a) Egypt.
(b) Lebanon.
(c) Iran.
(d) Syria.
► (c) Iran.

6. The last Ice Age ended around:
(a) 15,000 years ago.
(b) 14, 000 years ago.
(c) 13,000 years ago.
(d) 12,000 years ago.
► (c) 13,000 years ago.

7. The main reason that led to a change from foraging to farming occupation was:
(a) Domestication.
(b) End of Ice Age.
(c) Making of iron tools.
(d) Warmer and wetter conditions.
► (a) Domestication.

8. Dexterity of the hands refers to:
(a) Roughness of the hands.
(b) Shape of the hands.
(c) Hardness of the hands.
(d) Flexibility of the hands.
► (d) Flexibility of the hands.

9. Population pressure in some areas increased due to the
(a) end of ice age.
(b) change in climate.
(c) increase in food availability.
(d) domestication.
► (c) increase in food availability.

10. Genus is the branch of the:
(a) Hominids.
(b) Hominoids.
(c) Neanderthalensis.
(d) Australopithecus.
► (a) Hominids.

11. ______ are the remains or impressions of a very old plant, animal or human which have turned into stone. 
(a) Fossils
(b) Neanderthal
(c) Clan
(d) None of the above
► (a) Fossils

12. When did Primates originate in Asia and Africa?
(a) Around 32 million years ago.
(b) Around 36 million years ago.
(c) Around 40 million years ago.
(d) Around 44 million years ago.
► (b) Around 36 million years ago.

13. From which organism group the hominids were evolved?
(a) Neanderthal.
(b) Hominoids.
(c) Neanderthalensis.
(d) Australopithecus.
► (b) Hominoids.

14. What is the base of classification of fossils of early humans?
(a) Bone Structure
(b) DNA
(c) Muscle Structure
(d) None of the above
► (a) Bone Structure

15. The Hominids belong to a family which is known as _____.
(a) Hominidae
(b) Neanderthal
(c) Clan
(d) Australopithecus
► (a) Hominidae

16. Long forelimbs, Curved hand and foot bones and mobile ankle joints helped ______ to live on trees.
(a) Hominidae
(b) Neanderthal
(c) Hominoids
(d) Australopithecus
► (d) Australopithecus

17. Fossils found in the ______ were called as Homo neanderthalensis.
(a) Barun Valley
(b) Hunza Valley
(c) Neander Valley
(d) Lidder Valley
► (c) Neander Valley

18. Fossils of Hominid found in Asia were not older as compared to fossils found in ______.
(a) Europe
(b) Africa
(c) Australia
(d) America
► (b) Africa
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