1.8-million-year-old human tooth found in Georgia

Q: Archaeologists found a 1.8-million-year-old tooth belonging to an early species of human, which they say cements the country of Georgia as home to one of the earliest prehistoric human settlements. Where is this small nation on the Black Sea between Russia and Turkey?

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Q: The territory of modern Georgia was once inhabited by Homo erectus, one of the oldest members of the human family. The oldest fossils from the Homo genus were found in which modern nation?

A. China

B. Ethiopia

C. India

D. Israel

Q: The tooth was found about 62 miles southwest of Georgia’s capital ...

A. Ankara

B. Baku

C. Tbilisi

D. Yerevan

Q: Thousands of Russians avoiding conscription to fight in the war in Ukraine recently fled to Georgia, where they have met a mixed reaction from Georgians long dominated by Russia. What other people ruled over what is now Georgia?

A. Arabs

B. Persians

C. Turks

D. All of the above

Q: What mountain range running through Georgia is considered a natural barrier between Western Asia and Eastern Europe?

A. Apennines

B. Balkans

C. Caucasus

D. Dolomites

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