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study guide - old exam key - Anthropology 161: Introduction...

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Prof. Frisancho - Midterm III, Fall 2004 Name & UMID ___________________ FORM 1 GSI Name & Section _______________ Please put your NAME, STUDENT I.D. #, SECTION #, GSI, and TEST # at the top of your scantron form. There are 40 multiple-choice questions in this section of the test. Please make sure that you have all the pages and questions. Answer all of the questions by filling the relevant blank on your scantron form. There are 60 total points for this section, with 1.5 points allocated to each question. 1. Neanderthals are considered to be primitive because they have certain morphological features found in H. erectus but not found in modern H. sapiens . Fossils from which of the following sites do NOT represent typical Neanderthal characteristics? a. Olduvai Gorge b. Tabun c. La Chapelle d. Krapina 2. Neanderthal brain size, judged from the fossils available a. was smaller, on average, than that of modern humans b. was larger, on average than that of modern humans c. was smaller than that of Homo Erectus d. averaged about 650 cc 3. Fossils remains from several Neanderthals’ burials had many fractures on their limbs and ribs. Which of the following statements is a proposed explanation or interpretation of stress in the Neanderthal record? a. These fractures may have resulted from injuries from warfare. b. These fractures might have resulted from the rodeo-like fighting with big animals because they did not have long-distance weaponry. c. These fractures might be caused by arthritic diseases, which were prevailed among Neanderthals due to the cold environment they lived. d. All of above are possible hypotheses proposed by different scholars. 4. Which of the following hypotheses concerning Neanderthal body morphology is INCORRECT? a. Their short and stocky body help retain body heat by increasing the body surface to volume ratio. b. Their large brain size may have metabolic efficiency in cold weather as seen in Eskimo population. c. Their large noses provide room to warm cold air before entering the lung. d. Their heavy muscles allowed them to do more exercise in order to generate more heat. 1
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5. Which statement below is NOT a description of the Mousterian tool industry? a. It is usually associated with the Neanderthals. b. The flakes were struck from a carefully prepared core. c. Double blades and well-formed flakes were specialized for different functions.
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course ANTHRBIO 364 taught by Professor Frisancho during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.

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