T02_Q01B_210_FS07 - ISS 210 SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL QUIZ...

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Quiz 1 (Test 2) Page 1 Dr. Handrick Form B ISS 210 011 FS07 ISS 210 SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL NAME ____________________________ QUIZ 1 FALL 2007 Professor Handrick Form B STUDENT NUMBER __________________ 1. This examination consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. Do not omit any. 2. Write your name and student number in the upper right hand corner of this test booklet. Sign the answer sheet and make certain you have entered your PID correctly. 3. Choose the single best answer to each question. Double marked items will be scored wrong. You score will be the number of items marked correctly. 4. When finished, sign your answer sheet and return it with this test booklet. ______________________________________________________________________________ 1. This exam is… A) Form A B) Form B 2. Which of the following statements about natural selection is true? A) Natural selection does not purposely select genetic frequencies for perfection. B) Natural selection is not about wealth and strength, it is about who has the most offspring. C) Natural selection is subject to random events. D) Natural selection is nothing more than the differential reproductive success of individuals within populations, mediated by the environment. E) All of the above are true 3. What is the significance of the footprints found at the Laetoli site? A) They were made by Homo erectus B) They showed that Australopithecus afarensis was bipedal with a divergent big toe, implying a different gait than modern humans. C) They showed that Homo habilis was bipedal with a divergent big toe, implying a different gait than modern humans. D) There were no footprints found at the Laetoli site. E) None of the above 4. According to Tattersall, Neanderthals lived in temporary camps that they never visited more than once. A) True B) False 5. A long low brain case with an occipital bun, substantial arching brow ridges, a robust and forwardly placed face, swept- back cheekbones, and lack of a chin are all characteristics of: A) Homo erectus B) Homo neanderthalensis C) Homo heidelbergensis D) Homo habilis E) A and C only 6. Based on the shape of the Neanderthal vocal tract and the discovery of a Neanderthal hyoid bone at Kebara in Isreal in 1990, Lieberman concluded that Neanderthals… A) May have been capable of speech. B) Neanderthals could produce the full range of sounds used in modern human language. C) Were incapable of producing unnasalized speech due to the shape of their oral cavity. D) A and B only E) A and C only 7. According to Tattersall, which of the following is not a characteristic of Paranthropus robustus? A) Massive jaw B) Extremely large chewing muscles C) Small premolar and molar teeth D) Large “sagittal” crest 8. According to Tattersall, what is one of the main differences between Homo habilis and Australopithecus africanus ? A)
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