What era preceded the Old Stone Age (Paleolithic Era.?
A. Neolithic Era
B. Mesolithic Era
C. Bronze Age
D. None of the above
The Old Stone Age, also known as the Paleolithic Era, is considered to be the earliest period of human history. It began about 2.5 million years ago and lasted until around 12,000 years ago. There is no other era that preceded the Old Stone Age as it is considered to be the beginning of human history. The Neolithic Era, Mesolithic Era, and Bronze Age all came after the Old Stone Age. The Neolithic era is characterized by the development of farming, pottery, and the use of polished stone tools, Mesolithic era is characterized by the use of microliths and the domestication of animals, The Bronze age is characterized by the use of bronze tools and weapons.