Prehistoric Art: History & Explanation


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The word paleontologist means _____.

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1. The term for the time period before written records is _____.

2. Scholars uses the term 'agency' to mean _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prehistoric art can tell us a great deal about life in the Stone Age, and this quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of how. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of examples of prehistoric art and vocabulary terms used to discuss it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz topics include:

  • Definition of paleontologist
  • Era before written records
  • Small prehistoric statues of women
  • Famous sites of prehistoric art

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such agency and paleontologist
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding prehistoric art

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson Prehistoric Art: History & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn characteristics of prehistoric art
  • Understand interpretations of prehistoric art
  • Know important sites