EXAM 2 KEY - ANTHROPOLOGY 101.002 EXAM 2 KEY Fall 2007 1...

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EXAM 2 KEY Fall 2007 1. The main characteristic that sets Australopithecines apart from other ape-like primates is a) bipedalism b) larger brain b) tool use c) culture 2. Neandertals had a) slightly larger brains than modern humans b) shorter, but stouter and more heavily bodies than modern humans c) large protruding faces with large noses d) all of the above 3. Which species was the first hominid to be range outside of Africa? a) Australopithecus b) Homo Erectus c) Neanderthals d) anatomically modern humans 4. Physical evidence for bipedalism in early hominins includes a) lumbar curve b) preserved tracks c) the position of the foramen magnum d) all of the above 5. The Olduvai bone bed sites of East Africa indicate evidence for a) permanent stone living structures b) artistic expression among the early hominins c) ranged weapons technology d) scavenging and hunting of savannah animals by hominins 6. Reduced sexual dimorphism among Homo erectus may be evidence for a) increasing female dominance b) increased sexual activity c) male parental care and pair-bonding d) polygynous mating patterns 7. Homo erectus had a) larger brain to body size than earlier hominins b) a near modern post-cranial skeleton c) a geographical range extending outside Africa d) all of the above 8. Homo erectus fossils were first discovered in a) East Africa b) Europe c) China d) Java 9. Upper Paleolithic peoples almost universally put __________ with their burials. a) quartz crystals b) a quiver of arrows c) food d) red ochre 10. The principal diet of Neandertals was a) meat from medium and large size mammals b) shellfish c) fish d) plant seeds and roots 11. Complex, sophisticated art, such as cave paintings and sculpture, occurred in the: a) Upper Paleolithic b) Lower Paleolithic c) Middle Paleolithic d) none of the above 12. Homo erectus originally evolved in a) Europe b) Java c) South America d) Africa 13. Archaic Homo sapiens first began to appear a) 5 mya b) 2.5 mya c) 10 kya d) 200 to 400 kya 14. Neandertals were a form of a) Homo erectus b) Archaic Homo sapiens c) Modern Homo sapiens d) Homo habilis 15. Neandertals lived in a) China b) Southeast Asia c) Europe and the Middle East d) East and South Africa 16. Raymond Dart believed that the earliest hominids were:
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Boone during the Fall '07 term at New Mexico.

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EXAM 2 KEY - ANTHROPOLOGY 101.002 EXAM 2 KEY Fall 2007 1...

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