Science Quiz / Name the Hominids

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the Hominids?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Also try: Primates
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/10 Timer 08:00
Date / LocationSpecies (genus and species name)Traits / Notable Details
6 MYA / Tugen Hills, KenyaFemur suggest bipedal but upper limb fragments suggest climbing
1.4-2.3 MYA / Olduvai, TanzaniaLeakey suggested that this was the tool-maker, more gracile form
6-7 MYA / ChadApe-like braincase, small canines, brow ridges like those in later hominids, very small brain
3.9-4.2 MYA / Lake Turkana, KenyaRelatively large canines, postcrania suggests bipedal
2.9-3.7 MYA / Hadar, Ethiopia Lucy! Bipedal, small body, relatively small brain
1.2-2.6 MYA / Olduvai, Tanzania Massive molars, very robust form
2.5 MYA / Awash region, EthiopiaLong hindlimbs, nearby animals showed signs of butchering
4.4-5.8 MYA / EthiopiaLittle sexual dimorphism, foramen magnum suggest bipedal, grasping big toe
3.5 MYA / Lake Turkana, KenyaFlat lower face, relatively small molars
2-3 MYA / Taung, South AfricaRelatively large brain, foramen magnum suggested bipedalism, human-like teeth, small face

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.