QUIZ 4 TAKE HOME ANTH 185
DIRECTIONS: READ THE FOLLOWING ELEVEN QUESTIONS, CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER, MARK YOUR
SCANTRON AND SUBMIT YOUR SCANTRON
1. SK 48 was discovered where?
Baab, Karen L. "Homo Floresiensis: Making Sense of the Small-Bodied Hominin Fossils from Flores." Nature.com. Nature Publishing Group, 2012. Web. 16 May 2014.
Choi, Charles. "The Real 'Hobbit' Had Larger Brain Than Thought." LiveScience. Tec
May 6 2014
Throughout the past few hundred years or so, new discoveries in our evolutionary history have proven and disproven many theories about modern human ancestors. Evidence shows us that we have
1. What are some of the ways in which the study of animal behavior has changed since the beginning
of Goodalls study of the Gombe chimpanzees?
Animals were not to be seen as beings who had their own minds and personalities. Variability betwe
Reading the Book of Jim
1. What reasons led Dr. James Watson to volunteer to have his entire genome sequenced?
Dr. Watson was very excited to become the first person to have his genome sequenced and made public. He
wanted to encourage others to do the sam
Assignment 4: Skin Deep
1. In what ways does the Jablonski and Chaplin hypothesis about skin color illustrate a biocultural approach?
What other topics could be investigated in this way?
Jablonski suggested that light skinned people who move to areas clos
Evolution in Action
The article illustrates that human culture can affect the evolution of other species. Using an example or two
from the article, describe how human activity can alter the evolutionary course of other species.
The article describes th
Altruistic behavior: individual performing an action which is at a cost to themselves (e.g., pleasure and quality of
life, time, probability of survival or reproduction), but benefits, either directly or indirectly, another third-party