Archaeology Chapter 2 The First Humans STUDENT

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1. The oldest known stone artifacts are a. 3 to 5 million years old. b. 2 to 2.9 million years old. c. less than 1.5 million years old. d. from southern Chile. e. none of the above 2. The Potassium/Argon (K/Ar or radiopotassium) method is used a. to measure the contribution of meat to the diet. b. to date items between 50,000 BP and the present. c. only on items from Olduvai Gorge. d. to date items more than 500,000 years old. e. all of the above 3. The first person to recognize and name an australopithecine was a. Donald Johansen. b. Louis Leakey. c. Mary Leakey. d. Raymond Dart. e. all of the above 4. Robert Brain has argued that __________ were responsible for the deposits of human fossils in some of the caves of South Africa a. leopards b. elephants c. australopithecines d. geological forces e. none of the above 5. The footprints at Lætoli indicate that a. very early hominins walked on four legs. b. very early hominins walked on two legs. c. very early hominins hopped on one leg. d. very early hominins used stone tools. e. type of shoes worn 6. The footprints at Lætoli are a. 1 million years old. b. from hominin ancestors that walked on four legs. c. Pleistocene in age. d. 3.5 million years old. e. clues to an ancient murder 7. The earliest clear evidence of hominins outside of Africa a. occurs around about 6 million years ago. b. occurs around about 4 million years ago. c. occurs around 2 million years ago. d. occurs around 120,000 years ago. e.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTH 103 taught by Professor Mcdermott during the Spring '08 term at Fullerton College.

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