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background image Study Guide For Exam 2 1. Which of the following describes a spine parallel to the ground? a.  Quadrupedal
b. Orthograde 
c. Pronograde
d. Bipedal
2.  A Chimpanzee would have which of the following locomotions? a.  Quadrupedal pronograde 
b. Bipedal orthograde
c. Bipedal pronograde
d. Quadrupedal orthograde
3. A Human would have which of the following locomotions? a. Quadrupedal pronograde
b. Bipedal orthograde 
c. Bipedal pronograde
d. Quadrupedal orthograde 
4. The Cranium of humans is unique because of what? a. The size
b. Posterior foramen magnum position
c. Anterior foramen magnum position
d. None of the above
5. The presence of a sagital crest indicates what about the organism? a. It is a carnivore
b. It frequently chews something hard
c. It is a small creature 
d. All of the above
6. If in a certain species the males have large canines and the females 
do not, this is known as what?
a. Dominance
b. Evolution
c. Sexual Dimorphism
d. Genetic Drift 
7. Neck muscle attachment depends on what? a. Size of head
b. Weight of head
c. Diet
d. Both a&b
8.  Humans have what kind of masseter muscle attachment? a. Robust
b. Moderate
c. Gracile
d. Zygomatic
9.  What are Human’s thumbs like in comparison to their hands? a.  Humans have proportionate thumbs to their hand
b. Humans have proportionately larger thumbs
background image c. Humans have proportionately smaller thumbs 
d. Humans have curved thumbs
10. How are the hands of chimpanzees different from humans? a. Chimpanzees have longer fingers  
b. Chimpanzee’s fingers are less curved
c. Chimpanzee’s fingers are more curved
d. Chimpanzees have an extra bone in their hand
11. How does the human pelvis shape differ? a. Human’s have an elongated pelvis
b. Their legs connect more towards the front
c. Humans have a longer sacrum
d. Human’s hip blades are more on the side
12. In orthograde animals where are the scapula located? a. On the back 
b. On the side
c. On the front of the body
d. Orthograde animals do not have a scapula
13.  Which of the following is not a characteristic of Plesiadapids (early 
primate section)
a. Large brains
b. Non-forward facing eyes
c. Derived hands 
d. Auditory system 
14. Which of the following is the earliest era? a. Oligocene
b. Eocene
c. Paleocene
d. Miocene 
15.  Which of the following happened during the late Eocence? a. Plant diversity increased 
b. Dramatic cooling
c. both a&b 
16. Which of the following is not a characteristic of promisans? a. Turning nose
b. Wet nose
c. Post-Orbital bar
d. No toothcomb present 
17. Which is the only primate that is 100% carnivorous? a. Aye-aye
b. Tarsier
c. Chimpanzee
d. Orangutan
18. Which era is known as “the planet of the apes”? a. Miocene
b. Eocene
c. Oligocene

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School: Ohio University
Department: Sociology
Course: Anth 5 - Intro to Biological Anthropology
Professor: Sabrina Curran
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: Anthropology
Name: Study Guide for Exam 2
Description: 25 multiple choice 12 True/ False answers provided
Uploaded: 03/09/2016
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