Anthropology 100-practice test

Anthropology 100-practice test - Anthropology 100 General...

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Anthropology 100 General Anthropology Fall 2005 Practice exam Choose the best answer for each of the following: 1. An individual’s genotype a. may be homozygote or heterozygote. b. interacts with the environment to produce the phenotype. c. is determined by the alleles he or she has. d. all of the above. 2. A population a. is a group or community of reproducing organisms. b. shows that race is not a biological concept. c. is reproductively isolated from all other populations in nature. d. all of the above. 3. Which of the following is not a force of evolution? a. speciation b. genetic drift c. mutation d. gene flow 4. A cline is a. evidence for the concept of biological race. b. a gradient of genetic variation caused by gene flow. c. not a feature of human genetic variation. d. all of the above. 5. Members of different species a. never interbreed with each other. b. can never produce fertile offspring. c. always can be distinguished by their anatomy. d. are reproductively isolated in their natural habitat. 6. Human racial groups a. are defined by social convention. b. may change definitions over time. c. are defined differently in different parts of the world. d. all of the above. 7. Human populations on different continents a. are reproductively isolated. b. differ by approximately 85 to 90 percent of their genetic variation. c. should be considered as subspecies. d. have an F ST of 0.10 – 0.15. 8. The proportion of phenotypic variance explained by genetic variance is a. heterozygosity. b. heritability. c. genotype. d. allele frequency.
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1 9. Which of the following is an advantage of dark skin? a. increased ability to synthesize vitamin D. b. increased ability to digest lactose. c. resistance to folate loss. d. resistance to malaria. 10. Bergmann’s and Allen’s rules a. predict larger bodies and relatively shorter limbs near the equator. b. reflect adaptations to the level of ultraviolet radiation in different populations. c. help to explain the skeletal form of Neandertals. d. all of the above. 11. Which of the following is not a primate superfamily? a. Tarsioidea (tarsiers) b. Ceboidea (New World monkeys) c. Hominidae (humans and their fossil relatives) d. Cercopithecoidea (Old World monkeys) 12. How many premolars in each quadrant (side of their upper or lower jaws) do apes and Old World monkeys share? a. 3 b. 2 c. 1 d. none of the above 13. How are monkeys and apes different? a. Monkeys have a tail; apes do not.
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