AN1_Quiz8_Sp09_Answe - ANTHRO 1-SPRING 2009-QUIZ 8 1 Describe a trait of Homo habilis that it shares with later Homo and that distinguishes it from

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ANTHRO 1—SPRING 2009—QUIZ 8 1. Describe a trait of Homo habilis that it shares with later Homo and that distinguishes it from australopithecines? Small molars and reduced face and teeth Describe a trait of Homo rudolfensis that it shares with later Homo and that distinguishes it from australopithecines? Much larger brain size than any other great ape or austraopithecine 2. Of the following four traits: a. Size of molars b. Size of canines c. Stature d. Brain size Which changed in the transition from later australopithecines to Homo erectus/ergaster ? a, c, d Which changed in the transition from Homo erectus/ergaster to anatomically modern Homo sapiens ? d 3. Describe one anatomical trait and one cultural development that likely contributed to the first migration of hominids out of Africa. Anatomical: better bipedalism due to narrower pelvis, longer lower leg (tibi and fibula), reduced arm length, non-divergent big toe, slightly larger brain Cultural: Oldowan tools, less male-male sexual competition, more social cooperation, possibly symbolic communication When did this migration occur? 1.8-1.6 million years ago Name two sites (not just continents) outside of Africa where ergaster/erectus fossils have been found. D’manisi, Georgia Sangiran, Mojokerto, Longgupo on the island of Java, Indonesia 4. What form of transportation enabled the earliest hominids get to the island of Java? Walking When did they first arrive? 1.8 million years ago What hominid was first to arrive there?
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ANTHRO 1—SPRING 2009—QUIZ 8 Homo erectus What form of transportation enabled the earliest hominids get to the island of Australia? Boat or raft When did they first arrive? Approximately 60,000 years ago What hominid was first to arrive there?
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