Question A: When Prehistoric period starts?
Answer: Prehistoric period starts before the emergence of writing.
Question B: In which period man learned writing?
Answer: Man learned writing only about 5000-8000 years ago during the Neolithic period.
Question C: Name the two earliest known Neolithic writings?
Answer: Dispilio Tablet that was found in Greece, Tartaria tablets were found in Romania.
Question D: Dispilio Tablet and Tartaria tablets belong to which millennium BC?
Answer: Dispilio Tablet and Tartaria tablets belong to 6th millennium BC.
Question E: When Prehistory began and how many years ago?
Answer: About five years ago, with the appearance of human beings Prehistory began and ended with
The discovery of writing about 6-8 thousand years ago.
Question F: How many classes of the prehistoric period?
Answer: There are three classes of the prehistoric period -Stone, Bronze, and iron ages.
Question G: Into how many periods Stone Age is divided?
Answer: Stone Age is divided into three periods Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic.
Question H: Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Period represent to which stage?
Answer: Palaeolithic Period represents the hunting-gathering stage.
Question I: Neolithic Period represents to which stage?
Answer: Neolithic Period represents the stage of Food Production. It also represents plant cultivation and animal husbandry.
Question J: Which archaeologist defined the term Palaeolithic period?
Answer: Palaeolithic Period was defined by archaeologist John Lubbock in 1865.