Understanding the Evolution of Human Tools


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The Stone Ages are characterized and categorized by what?

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1. What are defined as small hand-held tools created by flaking off small pieces of rock, usually flint?

2. Which of these is a main difference between a Clovis and a Folsom point?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll need a sound grasp on the types of early tools used by humans. In particular, you'll want to know about Clovis and Folsom points.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer the questions on this quiz to test yourself on the following:

  • Characteristics of the Stone Ages
  • Difference between Folsom and Clovis points
  • Where these points were found
  • Historical significance of the Folsom point
  • Construction methods of early tools

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the development of tools in human history
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of the Stone Ages
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the unique features of Folsom and Clovis points

Additional Learning

Keep studying early technology by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Understanding the Evolution of Human Tools. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The oldest tool type
  • What early tools were made from
  • Spear points
  • Significance of archaeological discoveries of tools