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Anthropology Exam Preparation Quiz 001: Question Set A

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1.  CHAPTER 6Which of these are Prehensile? (and Grettle)
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2.  Hello.Which of these are ways that evolution influences senses?
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3.  Prosimians and Anthropoids are both:
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4.  What is the traditional approach to primate taxonomy?
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5.  What is the modern approach to primate taxonomy?
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6.  What are the two divisions of primates?
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7.  Apes and Humans are:
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8.  Which anthropoids are new world?
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9.  Which anthropoids are old world?
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10.  ________ have nostrils out, _________ have nostrils down, and ________ has no nostrils.
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11.  Where are new world monkeys from?
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12.  How many New World Monkeys have prehensil tails?
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13.  Sexual Dimorphism!
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14.  Which has more complex behavior?
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15.  Which of these are included in Catarrhini (Old World Monkeys)?
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16.  What are the three families of Hominoids?(Choose three)
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17.  Gibbons and Siamangs are:
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18.  Which of these are characteristics of Lesser Apes?
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19.  Which of these is NOT a great ape?
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20.  Which ape is solitary, arboreal, and Indonesian?
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21.  What does Arboreal mean?
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22.  Which of these apes are from Africa, walks on knuckles, and vegetarian?
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23.  Which of these human characteristics are of primate heritage?(Choose threee)
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24.  Which ape is from equitorial Africa, and eats a variety of foods?
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25.  What is a subspecies of the chimpanzee?
26.  What family do humans belong to?
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27.  What genus do humans belong to?
28.  What species do humans belong to?
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29.  Which human characteristics did NOT come from apes?(Choose three)
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30.  CHAPTER 7What are the two different perspectives on primate behavior?(Choose two)
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31.  Which perspective studies the relationship between behavior, environment, and biological traits?
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32.  What is "Reproductive Fitness"
33.  What causes Social Structures among primates?
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34.  What are two things that can influence Social Structures?
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35.  What solves Major Adaptive Problems?
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36.  Where are most of a Social Structure's resources?
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37.  What are the two types of group behaviors in Social Structures?(Choose two)
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38.  What are the two ways that primates' behaviors can be learned?
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39.  Which APE uses tools?
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40.  Which of these is NOT an example of how chimpanzees use tools?
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41.  True or Wrong?The Kanzi chimpanzees make sharp stone flakes
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42.  True or Wrong?Humans use an "Open" system of language, and Apes use a "Closed" system.
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43.  Apes can communicate, but what prevents them from speaking?(Choose two)
44.  True or Wrong?Gorilla experiments were done with Chantek, and Orangutan experiments were done with Koko.
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45.  True or Wrong?Evolutionary Continuum is the basis of Animal Research
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46.  True or Wrong?Humans' and Apes' have functionally different neurological processes.
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47.  CHAPTER 8Which of these is NOT a geological time period?
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48.  List the four levels of primate evolution in order
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49.  Which time period was 65 million years ago?
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50.  In which of these time periods were North America and Europe CONNECTED?
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51.  Which of these time periods included MAMMAL radiation?
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52.  Which of these time periods included PROSIMIAN radiation?
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53.  Which time period had the Fayum Fossils, ANTHROPOID radiation, and separated continents?
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54.  What two long words describe the Fayum?
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55.  Which time period included HOMINOID radiation?
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56.  True or Wrong?The miocene fossils were found in Europe, Africa, and Asia, and included many species.
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57.  Remember this:African Hominoids = ProconsulEuropean Hominoids = DryopithecusAsian Hominoids = Sivapithecus
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58.  When did Hominoids probably diverge?
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59.  Behavior is the result of conscious decision making.
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60.  Where are large communities advantageous?
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61.  Why has the theory that apes use a "Closed" system of communication been challenged?
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62.  Where were the first definite hominid fossils found?
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63.  True or Wrong?Mosiac Evolution is the theory that different characteristics evolve at different rates.
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64.  True or Wrong?Early hominid species exploited LARGE areas.
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