Anthropology Exam Preparation Quiz 001: Question Set A

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  • 1. 
    CHAPTER 6Which of these are Prehensile? (and Grettle)
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Eyes

    • C. 

      Head

    • D. 

      Feet


  • 2. 
    Hello.Which of these are ways that evolution influences senses?
    • A. 

      Depth Perception

    • B. 

      Eyes in Front

    • C. 

      Larger Brain


  • 3. 
    Prosimians and Anthropoids are both:
    • A. 

      Castles

    • B. 

      Hominids

    • C. 

      Hominoids

    • D. 

      Primates

    • E. 

      E


  • 4. 
    What is the traditional approach to primate taxonomy?
    • A. 

      Genetic Evidence

    • B. 

      Physical Similarities


  • 5. 
    What is the modern approach to primate taxonomy?
    • A. 

      Genetic Evidence

    • B. 

      Physical Similarities


  • 6. 
    What are the two divisions of primates?
    • A. 

      Prosimians and Hominids

    • B. 

      Hominids and Anthropoids

    • C. 

      Prosimians and Anthropoids

    • D. 

      Pri and Mates


  • 7. 
    Apes and Humans are:
    • A. 

      New World Monkeys

    • B. 

      Hominoids

    • C. 

      In Love

    • D. 

      Bipedal


  • 8. 
    Which anthropoids are new world?
    • A. 

      Platyrrhini

    • B. 

      Catarrhini


  • 9. 
    Which anthropoids are old world?
    • A. 

      Platyrrhini

    • B. 

      Catarrhini


  • 10. 
    ________ have nostrils out, _________ have nostrils down, and ________ has no nostrils.
    • A. 

      Platyrrhini, Catarrhini, Patrick Star

    • B. 

      Catarrhini, Platyrrhini, Patrick Star

    • C. 

      Me, Myself, Irene


  • 11. 
    Where are new world monkeys from?
    • A. 

      Mexico, Africa

    • B. 

      Asia, Africa

    • C. 

      Mexico, Central/South America

    • D. 

      Europe, Asia


  • 12. 
    How many New World Monkeys have prehensil tails?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Some

    • C. 

      All


  • 13. 
    Sexual Dimorphism!
    • A. 

      Queen Latifah

    • B. 

      Chimpanzees

    • C. 

      Baboons

    • D. 

      Orangutans

    • E. 

      Gorillas


  • 14. 
    Which has more complex behavior?
    • A. 

      Hominoids

    • B. 

      Hominids


  • 15. 
    Which of these are included in Catarrhini (Old World Monkeys)?
    • A. 

      Apes

    • B. 

      Humans

    • C. 

      Nate


  • 16. 
    What are the three families of Hominoids?(Choose three)
    • A. 

      Lesser Apes

    • B. 

      Great Apes

    • C. 

      Alleles

    • D. 

      Hominids


  • 17. 
    Gibbons and Siamangs are:
    • A. 

      Lesser Apes

    • B. 

      Great Apes


  • 18. 
    Which of these are characteristics of Lesser Apes?
    • A. 

      Shorter Tails

    • B. 

      Smallest

    • C. 

      From Southeast Asia

    • D. 

      More Developed Minds

    • E. 

      Brachaition


  • 19. 
    Which of these is NOT a great ape?
    • A. 

      Chimpanzees

    • B. 

      Bonobos

    • C. 

      Humans

    • D. 

      Gorillas

    • E. 

      Orangutans


  • 20. 
    Which ape is solitary, arboreal, and Indonesian?
    • A. 

      Gorillas

    • B. 

      Orangutans

    • C. 

      Chimpanzees

    • D. 

      Humans

    • E. 

      Will Watson


  • 21. 
    What does Arboreal mean?
    • A. 

      Slow and Large

    • B. 

      Large and Tool-Making

    • C. 

      Tool-Making and Territorial

    • D. 

      Slow and Territorial


  • 22. 
    Which of these apes are from Africa, walks on knuckles, and vegetarian?
    • A. 

      Orangutans

    • B. 

      Chimpanzees

    • C. 

      Humans

    • D. 

      Bonobos

    • E. 

      Gorillas


  • 23. 
    Which of these human characteristics are of primate heritage?(Choose threee)
    • A. 

      Teeth

    • B. 

      Tails

    • C. 

      Vision

    • D. 

      Bipedal Locomotion

    • E. 

      Omnivorous Diet


  • 24. 
    Which ape is from equitorial Africa, and eats a variety of foods?
    • A. 

      Gorillas

    • B. 

      Orangutans

    • C. 

      Chimpanzees


  • 25. 
    What family do humans belong to?
    • A. 

      Hominid

    • B. 

      Hominoid

    • C. 

      Homo

    • D. 

      Sapiens


  • 26. 
    What species do humans belong to?
    • A. 

      Hominid

    • B. 

      Hominoid

    • C. 

      Homo

    • D. 

      Sapiens


  • 27. 
    Which human characteristics did NOT come from apes?(Choose three)
    • A. 

      Dependence on culture

    • B. 

      Grasping Hands

    • C. 

      Vision

    • D. 

      Increase in brain size

    • E. 

      Bipedal locomotion


  • 28. 
    CHAPTER 7What are the two different perspectives on primate behavior?(Choose two)
    • A. 

      Ecological

    • B. 

      Economical

    • C. 

      Evolutionary

    • D. 

      Especially

    • E. 

      Environmental


  • 29. 
    Which perspective studies the relationship between behavior, environment, and biological traits?
    • A. 

      Ecology

    • B. 

      Evolutionary


  • 30. 
    What causes Social Structures among primates?
    • A. 

      Bipedal Locomotion

    • B. 

      Natural Selection

    • C. 

      Developed Senses


  • 31. 
    What are two things that can influence Social Structures?
    • A. 

      Predation

    • B. 

      Resources


  • 32. 
    What solves Major Adaptive Problems?
    • A. 

      Abundant Resources

    • B. 

      Predators

    • C. 

      Social Context


  • 33. 
    Where are most of a Social Structure's resources?
    • A. 

      In the Home Range

    • B. 

      In the Resource Depot

    • C. 

      In the Core Area


  • 34. 
    What are the two types of group behaviors in Social Structures?(Choose two)
    • A. 

      Affiliative (Grooming)

    • B. 

      Gathering (Resources)

    • C. 

      Reproductive (Reproducing)

    • D. 

      Atruism (Risk, Predators)


  • 35. 
    What are the two ways that primates' behaviors can be learned?
    • A. 

      By Studying

    • B. 

      By Observation

    • C. 

      By Tradition (Passed to offspring)


  • 36. 
    Which APE uses tools?
    • A. 

      Gorillas

    • B. 

      Chimpanzees

    • C. 

      Orangutans


  • 37. 
    Which of these is NOT an example of how chimpanzees use tools?
    • A. 

      Termite Fishing

    • B. 

      Leaf Sponges

    • C. 

      Hammer Stones

    • D. 

      Hunting Galagos

    • E. 

      Wood Shelters


  • 38. 
    True or Wrong?The Kanzi chimpanzees make sharp stone flakes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 39. 
    True or Wrong?Humans use an "Open" system of language, and Apes use a "Closed" system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 40. 
    True or Wrong?Gorilla experiments were done with Chantek, and Orangutan experiments were done with Koko.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 41. 
    True or Wrong?Evolutionary Continuum is the basis of Animal Research
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 42. 
    True or Wrong?Humans' and Apes' have functionally different neurological processes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 43. 
    CHAPTER 8Which of these is NOT a geological time period?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene

    • E. 

      Kerosene


  • 44. 
    List the four levels of primate evolution in order
    • A. 

      Prosimian, Hominoid, Hominid, Anthropoid

    • B. 

      Prosimian, Anthropoid, Hominoid, Hominid

    • C. 

      Prosimian, Anthropoid, Hominid, Hominoid

    • D. 

      Duck, Duck, Duck, Goose


  • 45. 
    Which time period was 65 million years ago?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene


  • 46. 
    In which of these time periods were North America and Europe CONNECTED?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene


  • 47. 
    Which of these time periods included MAMMAL radiation?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene


  • 48. 
    Which of these time periods included PROSIMIAN radiation?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene


  • 49. 
    Which time period had the Fayum Fossils, ANTHROPOID radiation, and separated continents?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene


  • 50. 
    What two long words describe the Fayum?
    • A. 

      Apidium

    • B. 

      Aegyptopithecus

    • C. 

      AAAAAAH!


  • 51. 
    Which time period included HOMINOID radiation?
    • A. 

      Paleocene

    • B. 

      Eocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Miocene


  • 52. 
    True or Wrong?The miocene fossils were found in Europe, Africa, and Asia, and included many species.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 53. 
    Remember this:African Hominoids = ProconsulEuropean Hominoids = DryopithecusAsian Hominoids = Sivapithecus
    • A. 

      Ok

    • B. 

      No


  • 54. 
    When did Hominoids probably diverge?
    • A. 

      Late Paleocene

    • B. 

      Late Eocene

    • C. 

      Late Oligocene

    • D. 

      Late Miocene


  • 55. 
    Behavior is the result of conscious decision making.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not necessarily


  • 56. 
    Where are large communities advantageous?
    • A. 

      Where there there are abundant resources

    • B. 

      Where predation is high

    • C. 

      At Late Knights


  • 57. 
    Why has the theory that apes use a "Closed" system of communication been challenged?
    • A. 

      Because it was a stupid theory, guys. Seriously.

    • B. 

      The Vervet monkeys use vocalizations

    • C. 

      Some monkeys do not communicate at all


  • 58. 
    Where were the first definite hominid fossils found?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Don't forget Australia

    • E. 

      Don't forget Antarctica


  • 59. 
    True or Wrong?Mosiac Evolution is the theory that different characteristics evolve at different rates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


  • 60. 
    True or Wrong?Early hominid species exploited LARGE areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Wrong


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