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ANT%20151%20practice%20midterm%201 - Anthropology 151 Fall...

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Anthropology 151 Fall 2009 1 Name ________________________ Section Time __________________ Study Guide, Practice Midterm, and Lab Quiz 1. The primate order can be divided into two sub- division in two ways. Explain what is meant by evolutionary grade and clade and use these two ways of dividing the primate order as an example. 2. Identify A, B, and C on this tribosphenic molar:
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Anthropology 151 Fall 2009 2 3. What is our place in nature? Answer by writing the exact taxonomic name appropriate for people in the following with correct underlining and capitalization: species Genus Sub Family Family Superfamily Infraorder Suborder Order Class 4. According to lecture, lab, the textbooks, and Bill Gates’ personnel computer, humans are primates. Fill in the chart below with “yes” or “no” to show that you know the key synapomorphies of primates relative to other mammals. Primates Other Mammals grasping hands and feet? opposable big toe and thumb? nails instead of claws? eyes rotated forward? reduced snouts with less reliance on olfaction? 5. Most likely many of these traits helped the ancestor of all living primates live a life that adapted it to (circle one) arboreal/terrestrial life.
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Anthropology 151 Fall 2009 3 6. T/F: Two visual traits/abilities that primates but no other mammals have include a retinal fovea and the ability to distinguish reds from greens. 7. In the framework presented in lecture, the processes of organic evolution can be understood
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