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ANT1 M2 practice test - Anthropology 1 Fall 2006 Name...

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1 Anthropology 1 Name________________________ Fall 2006 Section Time_________________ Midterm #2 I. Put your name, your TA’s name, your section day and time on your Scantron UCD 2000. Carefully darken the bubbles giving your ID # and next to the letter of the single best answer. Be sure to erase any mistakes thoroughly. Good luck! 1. To discover what happened in our deep history, the actual course of our evolution, we a. argue by homology which is similarity due to descent. b. argue by analogy which is similarity due to adaptation to similar environment. c. we establish branching patterns in our evolutionary tree by comparing shared derived traits and not by overall resemblance. d. all of the above. e. a and b only. 2. Which of the following are considered to be evolutionary novelties unique to primates relative to other mammals: a. fur. b. divergent big toe with a nail c. tails. d. all of the above. e. none of the above. 3. Which of the following are unique to lemurs and lorises: a. all digits with nails. b. a tooth comb. c. nocturnal habits. d. all of the above. e. a and c only. 4. The closest living biological relatives of humans are a. the African apes, Pan and Pongo b. among mammals, members of the Order Primates c. phenotypically very similar to us, but genetically very different d. all of the above e. a and b only 5. The Superfamily Cercopithecoidea: a. consists of monkeys of the Old World. b. are unlike Catarrhini in having 3 premolars. c. are distinct from most other Anthropoidea in having wide laterally facing nostrils. d. all of the above e. b and c only
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2 6. If you see a monkey with a prehensile tail, you know: a. you are in the Old World. b. you are in the New World. c. it must have a 2133 dental formula. d. b and c only e. a and b only 7. The tarsier: a. is a prosimian according to the text and lecture. b. has several shared derived traits with Anthropoidea relative to other Prosimii. c. is native to the islands of Southeast Asia d. is nocturnal e. all of the above. 8. I have a tooth comb and a grooming claw and am therefore a a. tree shrew. b. Galago. c. Loris. d. Lemur. e. b, c and d only 9. If you are a prosimiian and your native land is Madagascar, then: a. you must be nocturnal. b. you have claws on all of your digits instead of nails. c. you have a prehensile tail.
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