menu search
brightness_auto
more_vert

A Hominid fossil discovered in Java in 1891, now extinct, having cranial capacity of about 900 cc was

(1) Australopithecus 

(2) Homo erectus

(3) Neanderthal man 

(4) Homo sapiens

thumb_up_off_alt 3 like thumb_down_off_alt 0 dislike

1 Answer

more_vert
 
verified
Best answer

Answer (2) Homo erectus

Sol. The correct answer is option (2) because fossils recovered in Java in 1891, about 1.5 mya, was Homo erectus and had a large brain around 900 cc.

Option (1) is incorrect because Australopithecus probably lived in East African grasslands, about two mya.

Option (3) is incorrect because cranial capacity for Neanderthal man was 1400 cc.

Option (4) is incorrect because Homo sapiens arose during ice age between 75,000 to 10,000 years ago.

thumb_up_off_alt 1 like thumb_down_off_alt 0 dislike

Welcome to Jee Neet QnA, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.


Join Our Telegram Group For Live Discussion.

Telegram Group

1.1k questions

777 answers

375 comments

80 users

...