1. What does the term ‘Nomads’ mean ?

Ans. People who wander from place to place in search of food and livelihood are called nomads.

2. What are microliths?

Ans. Small triangular pieces of stone are called microliths used ‘on spears and arrows during Mesolithic.


3. What are megaliths?

Ans. Huge, rectangular blocks of stone are called megaliths which were used to mark a burial, place during Neolithic age.

4. During which age the flake implements were found?

Ans. The flake implements were found in the age of Palaeolithic.


5. What was the first animal to be tamed?

Ans. The first animal to be tamed was dog.

6. In which region of India microliths have been found?

Ans. The microliths have been found in Brahmagiri.


7. During which age the age of metal sorted?

Ans. During the age of Chalcolithic the age of metal are started.

8. In which age the fire was discovered?

Ans. The fire was discovered in the age Palaeolithic.


9. In which age the wheel was discovered?

Ans. The wheel was discovered in the age of Neolithic.

10. When did the Homo sapiens come into being on this earth?

Ans. About 40,000 years ago.


11. What was the most important invention of the early j man?

Ans. Wheel.

12. Which metal was invented first?

Ans. Copper.


13. Which metal was invented after the indention of copper?

Ans. Bronze

14. Which metal was used for the ornaments during Chalcolithic age by women?

Ans. Bronze

15. What was main occupation of the people in the age of metal?

Ans. Agriculture

16. In which age the art of cloth-weaving was started?

Ans. Neolithic Age

17. In which age the tools of crops-cutting were made?

Ans. Neolithic Age

18. What are the ancient languages of India?

Ans. Pali, Sanskrit and Prakrit.

19. In which languages the ancient history of the world are written?

Ans. Classical language.

20. In which languages the books of ancient Europe were written?

Ans. Greek and Latin.