Really Early History of the World Quiz

Guess the events that happened before 2000 BC
A great part of this quiz can have mythological or biblical sources
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Last updated: September 7, 2018
First submittedAugust 11, 2018
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Answer
21st century BC
This patriarch of Judaism, Christianism and Islam is alive
Abraham
2104 BC
If we count the years in the Bible, this must be the year in which
this man survived a world-engulfing flood on an Ark
Noah
2215 BC
This comet visits the inner solar system. He appears again in 1997 AD
Hale-Bopp
2333 BC
According to legend, Gojoseon becomes the first kingdom on this peninsula
Korea
2494 BC
This statue consisting of a lion body and a human head is completed in Giza
Great Sphinx
c. 2500 BC
This Mesopotamian kingdom is established
Assyria
2566 BC
This man who built the highest pyramid in the world dies
Cheops
c. 2600 BC
This oddly-shaped pyramid is built by pharaoh Sneferu
Bent Pyramid
c. 2600 BC
This civilization begins to dominate the island of Crete
Minoan Civilization
27th century BC
This man is the first architect and doctor in history
Imhotep
3051 BC
A bristlecone pine is planted in this present-day American state, it still survives
California
3114 BC
The calendar of this civilization is introduced,
it was supposed to end in 2012 AD but nothing happened
Maya
c. 3200 BC
This important medium of communication is established
Writing
33rd century BC
This region in Northern Africa becomes one of the most unpleasant ones to live in
Sahara
c. 3300 BC
This man dies in the Austrian Alps, his mummy was discovered in 1991 AD
Ötzi
c. 3600 BC
First evidence of this puffed up corn
Popcorn
c. 4000 BC
This equine animal is domesticated
Horse
c. 4000 BC
The brewing of this beverage is developed
Beer
4004 BC
According to James Usher, God creates this on October 22 at 6pm
the Universe
c. 4500 BC
This circular component, widely regarded as the
most important invention of all time, is created
Wheel
c. 5000 BC
This island is separated from the Australian mainland
Tasmania
c. 5000 BC
This Asian staple food is cultivated in China
Rice
c. 5900 BC
This strategically important Mediterranean island is settled for the first time
Malta
c. 6000 BC
This island is separated from the European mainland
Great Britain
c. 7500 BC
This animal is domesticated in Egypt and Cyprus
Cat
c. 9000 BC
This Palestinian city becomes the first one to actually be classified as a city
(its walls fell when Joshua's army blowed their trumpets)
Jericho
c. 8500 BC
This southernmost part of South America is settled
Tierra del Fuego
c. 10,000 BC
This land bridge connecting Asia with the Americas collapses
Beringia
c. 14,000 BC
These American freshwater lakes begin to form
Great Lakes
c. 28,500 BC
This South East Asian island is settled
New Guinea
c. 40,000 BC
This species of "Homo", named after a German valley, goes extinct
Neanderthals
c. 75,000 BC
This Sumatran volcano erupts. Only 3,000 humans survive worldwide.
Toba
c. 640,000 BC
This American supervolcano erupts
Yellowstone
c. 1,500,000 BC
Mankind is able to produce this heat-making reaction
Fire
c. 1,800,000 BC
This continent is settled for the first time
Eurasia
c. 6,000,000 BC
This is the last common ancestor of the humans (homo)
Chimpanzee (pan)
c. 10,000,000 BC
The Indian subcontinent collides with Asia, creating this mountain range
Himalayas
c. 20,000,000 BC
These tall animals evolve
Giraffes
c. 65,000,000 BC
A great asteroid collides with the earth, marking the end of this era
Age of the Dinosaurs
c. 175,000,000 BC
This supercontinent begins to break apart
Pangea
c. 420,000,000 BC
This biological class (today the largest class on Earth) evolves
Insects
c. 530,000,000 BC
First evidence of these water animals.
At this date, every organism on this planet lives in the water.
Fish
c. 2,100,000,000 BC
Earliest evidence of these organisms whose cells have a nucleus
Eukaryotes
c. 4,300,000,000 BC
Earliest evidence for life and minerals in this modern-day country
Australia
c. 4,510,000,000 BC
This natural satellite of the Earth is formed
the Moon
c. 4,570,000,000 BC
This system - of which the Earth is part of - is formed
Solar System
c. 13,800,000,000 BC
Scientifically spoken, this creates the universe
Big Bang
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