BAA practice test 2

BAA practice test 2 - Exam 2 Practice Test True/False: 1....

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Exam 2 Practice Test True/False: 1. Artifacts are objects found at archaeological sites that help us to better understand the past. 2. The Miocene period occurred before the Eocene. 3. Hominid refers to both humans and the great apes. 4. Plesiadapiformes were primates found in the Paleocene period. 5. The greatest radiation of primates occurred in the Miocene period. 6. The Aegyptopithecus was found in the Oligocene period. 7. Dryopithecus and Ramapithecus were both thought to possibly evolve into what we now call the great apes. 8. Gigantopithecus could be considered megafauna. 9. Australopithecus is more primitive than Ardipithecus ramidus. 10. A more forward position of the foramen magnum in the skull suggests quadrupedal locomotion. 11. The earliest Australopithecus was A. africanus. 12. Lucy is an example of A. afarensis. 13. The fossil of the boy from Taung was the first Australopithcues fossil to be discovered. 14. A. afarensis has a larger cranial capacity than A. Africanus. 15. A. boisei had very thin cranial bone and small brow ridges. 16. There are more gracile Australopithecus than robust Australopithecus. 17. There could be overlap between H. habilis and A. robustus.
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course BAA 1219 taught by Professor Glander during the Fall '08 term at Duke.

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