Trails of the Earliest People- Imp Q's

Topics: Stone Age, Neolithic, Paleolithic Pages: 4 (978 words) Published: June 11, 2011
Trails of the Earliest People

Q1—Find out the states where Bhimbetka Hungsi and Kurnool are located? Ans-Bhimbetka –Madhya Pradesh
Kurnool—Andhra Pradesh

Q2—Why did hunters-gatherers travel from place to place? In what ways are these similar to or different from reason for which we travel today? Ans –Hunter-gatherers travel from place to place for the following reasons a) In search of food plant and animal resources

b) Animals move from place to place either in search of smaller prey or in search of grass and leaves. Those who hunted them had to follow their movements. c) They move from season to season in search of different kinds of plants. d) In search of water during the dry season.

Movements of early man—early man movement was purely guided by his physical need. Movement of modern man – today we move around because of various social, economic&educational needs.

Q3—How did Paleolithic age differ from Neolithic age?
|Paleolithic age |Neolithic age | |It is also known as ‘old stone age’ |It is also known as ‘new stone age’ | |Period – 2million to 12000 years ago |Period --10000 to 4000 years ago | |Discovery of fire took place |Adoption of agriculture and domestication of animals | | |started | |Tools used were simple and not polished tools like hand|Specialized and increasing sharp tools made of stone, | |axes, etc |wood, bones, etc were used | |Occupation – hunting and gathering |Occupation—food producer |

Q4—How did early man make stone tools? What were these tools and...
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