Ant Test 3 Holy Moly Quiz!

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Ant Test 3 Holy Moly Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earliest hominid fossils date back to ___________
    • A. 

      End of miocene

    • B. 

      Early pliocene

    • C. 

      Early miocene

    • D. 

      End of kerosene

  • 2. 
    True or false:Almost all hominids evolved at the same rate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Traditional or Revised name classification:Humans and apes are both hominids
    • A. 

      Traditional

    • B. 

      Revised

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was not mentioned as an advantage of bipedalism?
    • A. 

      Free hands

    • B. 

      Cooler

    • C. 

      Wider view

    • D. 

      Slower

    • E. 

      Efficient long distance

  • 5. 
    What is the most distinctive human behavior feature?
    • A. 

      Bipedalism

    • B. 

      Altruism

    • C. 

      Dependence on culture

    • D. 

      Dominance of power

  • 6. 
    _____________ is a multidisciplinary science.
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Paleoanthropology

    • D. 

      Anthropology

  • 7. 
    There are 2 types of dating methods: relative and chronometric absolute. Which type does "Age in years" matter?
    • A. 

      Relative

    • B. 

      Chronometric Absolute

  • 8. 
    Date associated hominid remains is most closely related to what?
    • A. 

      Biostratigraphy

    • B. 

      Stratigraphy

    • C. 

      Flourine analysis

    • D. 

      Fission track

  • 9. 
    What is paleomagnetism?
    • A. 

      Magnetic particles point to location where rock was formed

    • B. 

      Radiometric dates rock (i.e. volcanic ash in East Africa)

    • C. 

      Different layers of stratigraphy

    • D. 

      Bones in groundwater fossilization

  • 10. 
    What form of dating is commonly used by archaeologists?
    • A. 

      Carbon-14

    • B. 

      Fission-Tracking

    • C. 

      Relative

    • D. 

      Potassium and Radiometric dates

  • 11. 
    Which form of dating uses crystalline rock?
    • A. 

      Carbon-14

    • B. 

      Flourine-analysis

    • C. 

      Stratigraphic

    • D. 

      Fission-Track

  • 12. 
    Which of the following locations in Africa were there early hominid discoveries?(you can check more than 1)
    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Central

    • C. 

      Eastern

    • D. 

      Southern

    • E. 

      Western

  • 13. 
    True or false: All early hominids were before homo erectus?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True or false:The rift valley in central Africa proved to be very important for hominid discoveries
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The first early hominid discoveries was located where?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Western Africa

    • C. 

      Southern Africa

    • D. 

      Persian Gulf

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was NOT an important South African site for hominid fossils?
    • A. 

      Taung

    • B. 

      Sacajawea

    • C. 

      Sterkfontein

    • D. 

      Swartkarns

  • 17. 
    Which part of Africa saw fewest fossils?
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      Central

    • C. 

      Eastern

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 major fossil groups?
    • A. 

      Pre-australopiths

    • B. 

      Australopiths

    • C. 

      Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious-opith

    • D. 

      Early Homo

  • 19. 
    True or false:The Australopithecus is known for having a small brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False