Lecture Final Fall 2007

Lecture Final Fall 2007 - NAME HISTORICAL GEOLOGY FINAL...

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NAME _________________________________________________ HISTORICAL GEOLOGY FINAL TEST ___ 1. ? is based on a 6-7 Ma year old skull with a human-like face from northern Chad, Africa; it may indicate that the divergence of humans from other apes occurred earlier than previously thought. A. Australopithecus B. Sahelanthropous C. Paranthropus D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo habilis ___ 2. The ? include pigs, camels, and giraffes. A.cetaceans B.sirenians C.proboscideans D.artiodactyls E.perissodactyls ___ 3. ? had the first widespread, burials with abundant grave goods. A. Homo ergaster B. Homo erectus C. Homo neanderthalensis D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo sapiens ___ 4. Dromornithids, thylacoleonids and diprotodontids were found in A.South America B.North America C.Eurasia D.Australia E.Africa ___ 5. The Laramide Orogeny was during the A.Late Triassic- Early Jurassic B.Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous C.Late Cretaceous - Paleogene D.Late Paleogene-Neogene E.Quaternary ___ 6. The "tusks" of elephants are A.incisors B.canines C.premolars D.molars ___ 7. The skeleton of ? was essentially modern; these were tall people with a brain size from 800 to 1050 millilleters. A. Homo ergaster B. Homo erectus C. Homo neanderthalensis D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo habilis ___ 8. ? had marked sexual dimorphism; there were prominent crests on the top and back of the skull and had strong facial buttressing. A. Australopithecus B. Sahelanthropous C. Paranthropus D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo habilis ___ 9. The ? include the grasses. A.dicotyledons B.monocotyledons C.gymnosperms D.filicinophytes E.sphenophytes ___ 10. The Himalayas were created due to the collision of Eurasia with A.India B.Australia C.North America D.South America E.Africa ___ 11. The ? have one pair of incisor teeth in the upper jaw and one pair in the lower jaw. A.artiodactyls B.perissodactyls C.rodents D.primates E.carnivores ___ 12. Prototheriids, Macraucheniids, Toxodonts, Astrapotheres, and Pyrotheres were found in A.South America B.North America C.Eurasia D.Australia E.Africa ___ 13. ? represents the earliest humans. A. Australopithecus B. Sahelanthropous C. Paranthropus D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo habilis ___ 14. The dominant Tertiary carnivores on all continents except Australia and South America were
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A.marsupials B.creodonts C.liptopterns D.notoungulates E.edentates ___ 15. The ? Province consists of a series of horsts and grabens centered around Nevada. A.Basin-and-Range B.Great Valley C.Columbia Plateau D.Rocky Mountains E.Colorado Plateau ___ 16. The ? were Asiatic hominids; they had a relatively large brain, large brow ridges, and a nuchal crest on the back of the skull. A. Homo ergaster B. Homo erectus C. Homo neanderthalensis D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo habilis ___ 17. ? is a tiny island species of unique hominid from Indonesia. A. Homo ergaster B. Homo erectus C. Homo neanderthalensis D. Homo rudofensis E. Homo floresiensis ___ 18. Large herbivorous mammals first became dominant during the A.Cretaceous B.Paleogene
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