Louis Leakey Quiz

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey also known as L.S.B. Leakey, was a British paleoanthropologist and archaeologist whose work was important in establishing human evolutionary development in Africa, particularly through his discoveries in the Olduvai Gorge. He also played a major role in creating organizations for future research in Africa and for protecting wildlife there. Having been a prime mover in establishing a tradition of palaeoanthropological inquiry, he was able to motivate the next generation to continue it, notably within his own family, many of whom also became prominent. Leakey participated in national events of British East Africa and Kenya during the 1950s. – Wikipedia

1. When was Louis Leakey born?

2. Where was Louis Leakey born?

3. Which university did Louis Leakey attend?

4. When did Louis Leakey begin his research at Olduvai Gorge?

5. When did Louis Leakey write Adam’s Ancestors?

6. Who of the following was not one of Leakey’s Angels?

7. Where did Louis Leakey’s team discover the remains of Proconsul africanus?

8. When did Louis Leakey’s team discover the remains of Kenyapithecus?

9. When did Louis Leakey die?

10. Where did Louis Leakey die?

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:31 pm

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