Human Evolution Lesson for Kids: Timeline & Stages


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What is true about humans and apes?

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1. All humans alive today are members of the species _____.

2. Australopithecines were different from their ape ancestors because they _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Youmay have heard someone refer to apes as cousins to humans. The reason for this lies in our common evolutionary ancestors. Use this quiz to test your understanding of human evolution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you questions about:

  • The relationship between humans and apes
  • What species humans belong to
  • Australopithecines
  • How the size of the human brain was affected by evolution
  • The order of human ancestry

Skills Practiced

When you take this quiz, you will use the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - read and correctly interpret information about the stages of human evolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how humans and apes are related
  • Information recall - remember what you learn about the way evolution affected humans' brains

Additional Learning

To learn more about human evolution complete the lesson, Human Evolution Lesson for Kids: Timeline & Stages. After exploring this lesson, you should have a better understanding of the quiz and:

  • How long modern humans have been around
  • What the human ancestors were like
  • The genus homo