WONDER #1449: What Is the Oldest Painting?

Question 1 of 3

For many years, art historians have believed that the earliest human artistic activity began on which continent?

  1. Europe
  2. Asia
  3. North America
  4. South America

Question 2 of 3

Recently archeologists found cave paintings where that have challenged the longstanding view of Europe as the birthplace of art?

  1. United States
  2. Mexico
  3. Indonesia
  4. Japan

Question 3 of 3

Scientists dated the Sulawesi cave paintings by measuring relative amounts of uranium and thorium found in deposits commonly known as what?

  1. stalactites
  2. stalagmites
  3. stencils
  4. cave popcorn

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