Articles > The Hominids – Quiz The Hominids – Quiz Quiz Choose the best answer. 1. "Lucy" was found in Ethiopia about 3 million years ago. Because of this, early hominids might have originated from ... Africa Asia Eurasia Pangaea 2. Which of this does not hold true about the Australopithecines? The first glimmers of intelligence were beginning to appear in these species that is comparable to modern man. "Lucy" was one of them. A change in the size of their head indicates that they were more like a modern man. They were likely the first of the evolutionary line to move away from the jungle and into the open lands, and then returned into the jungle because they were not yet ready for a life in the open lands. 3. Meaning “southern ape from afar” Australopithecus afarensis Australopithecus africanus Australopithecus robustus Australopithecus boisei 4. Which of the following is true about the early species of Homo? Their name "Homo" means "different". They learned using blunt stone tools from Australopithecus ancestors They used blunt stone tools in carving out their prey or for smashing tree branches. They stayed in the jungle because they are less adapted to live in the open land. 5. Which of the following is NOT true about hominid family? The hominids were a distant ancestor of the present human species. The human ancestral line does not include the hominid family. The hominids diversified from the reptiles around 6 to 8 million years ago. The Australopithecines were early hominids. Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!