Midterm2-2006 - Name _ Section _ Anthrbio 161 Midterm...

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Name ______________________ Section ______________________ Anthrbio 161 Midterm October 23, 2006 Please read instructions and each question carefully. Be sure to write your name and section on the exam as well as on the scantron sheet . The exam has seven pages; check now to make sure you have all the pages . The exam totals 50 points and you have 50 minutes to complete it. Part I Slide Identifications (5 points) 1. ____________________ 2. ____________________ 3. ____________________ 4. ____________________ 5. ____________________ Part II Multiple Choice (20 points; spend a maximum of 20 minutes on this section). Answer the following multiple-choice questions by shading in the best possible answer on the accompanying scantron sheet. There is only one correct answer for each question. 1. Hominoids differ from other catarrhines in that: A. they have more prolonged life histories. B. they have increased dependence on olfaction. C. they have prehensile tails. D. all of the above 1
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2. Derived characters are traits: A. that characterize the last common ancestor of a particular collection of species. B. that have evolved after the last common ancestor of a particular collection of species. C. that are less well suited to the environment than ancestral characters. D. that are more complicated than ancestral characters. 3. Which of the following is not a typical primate characteristic? A. opposable or prehensile toes B. hindlimb dominance C. smaller brains than mammals of comparable body size D. All are primate characteristics. 4. Smaller animals are: A. less constrained by the quality of food than by the quantity, compared to larger animals. B. more constrained by the quality of food than by the quantity, compared to larger animals. C. equally constrained by the quality and quantity of food than larger animals. D.
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