"Fitness," in an evolutionary sense, refers to an individual's:
A diagram (family tree) that proposes hypothetical ancestor-
descendant relationships between species is a:
A feature unique only to human teeth and human ancestors' teeth
a canine that shows wear
on the tip.
A fossil primate with legs and arms of about equal length would
A recent news article reports on findings from a dig in
Mesopotamia. The researchers report that skeletal populations
indicate a decline in stature and likely overall health at this
period in time. This reminds you of another study you have read
about, the populations of St. Catherines Island. What could be
the reasons for the changes in skeletons?
A skull with a foramen magnum (which positions the skull in
front of the body) belongs to:
According to Charles Darwin, natural selection operates at the
According to the Out-of-Africa model, the transition from
According to the text, the first hominid to migrate out of Africa
Alfred Wallace was:
12. All mammals have the same number of chromosomes.
All of the following are advantages of agriculture over foraging
14. All of the following are formal taxonomic categories EXCEPT:
All primates have a projecting nose similar to that observed in
dogs that contributed to their decreased reliance on a sense of
Allergic reactions to food are a signal that the body is
Altruistic behavior occurs when both individuals benefit from
19. Altruistic behaviors include all of the following EXCEPT:
20. Among living nonhuman primates, which is Homo sapiens'