Exam 1 - ISS 220 Section 001 Fall 2007 Exam 1 Professor Robbins Instructions Answer all of the questions There is only 1 correct answer for each

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ISS 220 Section 001 Fall 2007 Exam 1 Professor Robbins Instructions: Answer all of the questions. There is only 1 correct answer for each question. For true or false questions mark A for true and B for false. 1. Which sub discipline of anthropology is most concerned with the excavation of ancient sites and reconstruction of the past? A. Historical anthropology B. Archaeology C. Physical anthropology D. Sociocultural anthropology E. Historical linguistics 2. According to lecture, which technique of absolute dating is used to date sites that fall in the gap between radiocarbon dating and Argon-Argon dating? A. Cross cousin dating B. Dendrochronology C. Faunal dating D. OSL (optically stimulated luminescence dating). E. None of the above 3. Radiocarbon dates are calibrated with true calendar ages by comparing the dates to: A. Historical records B. Hogwartian equations C. Potassium-Argon dates D. Ages established through dendrochronology E. Special chronometers that count microscopic grains of charcoal in a radiometric hour glass. Matching: Select the correct choice 4.___Watson, Crick and Franklin A. Found Stone Age hand axes and extinct animals 5.___Lamarck B. Expert on evolutionary genetics and human 6.___Boucher de Perthes genome 7.___Stephen Jay Gould C. Inheritance of acquired characteristics 8.___ Svante Paabo D. Discovered DNA E. Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium 9.___T/F Monkeys and apes belong to the suborder Anthropoidea. 10.___T/F Sir Charles Lyell was a supporter of catastrophism. 11. Which of the following is (are) true regarding lemurs? A. They live on the island of Madagascar but were once widespread.
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Exam 1 - ISS 220 Section 001 Fall 2007 Exam 1 Professor Robbins Instructions Answer all of the questions There is only 1 correct answer for each

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