Lecture 1 - Fall, 2009

Lecture 1 - Fall, 2009 - ARCHEOLOGY LECTURE TEST # 1 - 2009...

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ARCHEOLOGY LECTURE TEST # 1 - 2009 1. Tree Ring Dating is termed A.typology B.dendrochronology C.luminescent dating D.radiometric dating E.fission track dating 2. Paranthropus ? Oldowan tools. A.probably made B.probably did not make 3. “Sherds” or “potsherds” are pieces of A.palynomorphs B.phytoliths C.coprolites D.lithics E.ceramics 4. Oldowan hominids ? a “mental template” of the tools they were manufacturing. A.had B.did not have 5. Much of the archeology currently conducted in the United Sates is due to application of A.agency theory B.ethnoarcheology C.the direct historical approach D.postprocessual archeology E.cultural resources managment 6. The study of living groups of people by living among them is termed A.ecology B.agency theory C.ethnography D.material culture E.adaptation 7. Accelerator Mass Spectrometry is especially utilized in determining the A.age of archeological sites B.DNA types C.source of archeological materials D.site formation processes E.microwear analysis 8. ? are created by linking up a number of ? in neighboring areas. A.phases, horizons B.horizons, phases 9. ? dating techniques place materials in a magnetic field, and the interaction between the objects and the magnetic field is measured to determine the age of the sample. A.paleomagnetic B.electron spin resonance C.luminescence D.radiometric E.fission track 10. Cultural areas are a product of A.the environment B.historical factors C.cultural areas are a product of both history and environment 11. ? views culture as an adaptive system; these adaptations allowed the ancient peoples to survive. A.agency theory B.ethnoarcheology C.the direct historical approach D.postprocessual archeology E.cultural ecology 12. Traditions include behavior A.that typically span a single archeological phase or horizon B.that lasts much longer than a single archeological phase or horizon 13. The “Great Ice Age” occurred during the A.Miocene B.Pliocene C.Pleistocene D.Holocene E.Oligocene 14. The study of sedimentary layers is termed A.geomorphology B.geochronology C.stratigraphy D.ethnography E.ethnology 15. Most decision-making in tribal societies is by A.the leaders, or “chiefs” B.public opinion 16. Humans have more ? young than other primates. A.precocial B.altricial
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17. During the Messinian Climate Crisis climate became A.wetter B.drier and more seasonal 18. ? is a type of remote sensing technique that sends a series of electromagnetic pulses through the soil. A.ground-penetrating radar B.magnetometry C.electrical resistivity survey D.thermography 19. ? had a brain size of about 400 to 500 milliliters; there was strong sexual dimorphism in this species. A. Australopithecus B. Homo habilis C. Homo erectus D. Homo ergaster E. Homo rudofensis 20. Foragers are typically found in ? climates. A.warmer B.colder C.foragers are found equally in both warmer and colder climates 21. Which of the following is not true concerning paleomagnetic dating techniques? A.changes in the Earth’s
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