Anthropology Exam Preparation Quiz 001: Question Set A

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Questions and Answers
  • 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 the new world?
    • A. 

      Platyrrhini

    • B. 

      Catarrhini

  • 9. 
    Which anthropoids are the 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 prehensile 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

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