Chapter 6 Quiz
Date Submitted: 3/27/16
The primate emphasis on the visual sense is reflected all of the following except:
a. the presence of color vision in most species
b. lack of color vision in most species
c. visual information from ea
Chapter 5 Quiz
Score: 15/15 Date Submitted: 3/20/16
Vertebrates include all of the following except:
Structural similarities shared by species that are acquired by descent from a
Chapter 2 Quiz
What is the belief that species do not change but are the same as when first
created known as?
b. natural selection
c. the Great Chain of Being
e. fixity of species
Growing attacks on traditional beliefs
Chapter 4 Quiz
Score: 14/14 Date Submitted: 3/13/16
According to the principle of independent assortment there is a _ chance
that any tall pea plant will produce either yellow or green peas.
a. 25 percent
b. 50 percent
c. 100 percent
d. 75 percent
_ dispersal is the most common pattern in mammals, including primates.
Primate groups composed of several adult males and females are advantageous in areas where
a. predation pressure is high.
In the context of social groups, dominance hi
The human brain reaches 95 percent of its adult size by what age?
a. 21 years
b. 3 years
c. 15 years
d. 5 years
e. 10 years
The human preagricultural diet was
a. high in salt and low in fiber.
b. high in fats and low in carbohydrates.
c. low in comp
1. The terms Sivapithecus, Proconsul, and Dryopithecus, applied to different groups of Miocene
hominoids, refer to a distinction made at what taxonomic level?
2. When did the initial hominid divergence from the African hominoids most likely occur
When compared to large-bodied earlier Homo specimens, Homo erectus relative brain size is
c. about the same.
Homo erectus appeared in East Africa between _ million years ago.
d. 2.0 and 1.8
There is a very late surviving H. erectus group in Java tha
Paleoanthropologists consider _ to be the immediate predecessors to modern Homo
c. premodern Homo sapiens
The Middle Pleistocene began about _ years ago and ended _ years ago.
b. 780,000; 125,000
The _ epoch has been called the "Ice Age.
1. Categorizing people on the basis of skin color
a. has a long history and has been practiced by many peoples.
2. Deterministic (or racist) views concerning human variation were once or presently held by all of the
1. Which of the following has not been proposed as a model to explain the origin of modern Homo
b. Separate origins in Africa and Australia with migrations from both these areas to displace all other
2. Researchers have recently sequ