What is Paleolithic Archaeology?


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The Paleolithic Age is also referred to as the

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1. What is defined as any device or resource used to carry out a particular function?

2. People who collect food from naturally occurring resources, things like plants, animals, and sea life are referred to as

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the characteristics of Paleolithic archaeology. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include societal roles in the Paleolithic and modern discoveries about the era.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Other terms for the Paleolithic Age
  • Characteristics of a Paleolithic man
  • Country where most evidence of Paleolithic man has been found
  • Roles in the Paleolithic society

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of Paleolithic archaeology
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding societies that collect food from naturally occurring sources
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Paleolithic man

Additional Learning

To learn more about this field, review the accompanying lesson called What is Paleolithic Archaeology? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Paleolithic archaeology and the era it studies
  • Recognize the application of theory to Paleolithic archaeology
  • Understand what type of society Paleolithic man had
  • Identify the tools used by Paleolithic humans