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Chapter 11 Test Total Grade: 40 (of possible 40 points)
Question 1 of 20 (worth 2 points)
If a fully clothed Nariokotome boy were walking down the streets of
New York City, which feature would indicate that he was not a modern
human?
A.
none of the above
B.
his large teeth
C.
the way he walked
D.
his height
Question 2 of 20 (worth 2 points)
Homo habilis differs from earlier australopithecines because:
A.
all of the above.
B.
it could walk on two legs.
C.
it had a large chewing complex.
D.
it had a larger brain.
Question 3 of 20 (worth 2 points)
If you wanted to know what the landscape was like when Homo
erectus walked Earth a million years ago, you might try to find
evidence by studying:
A.
microorganisms from the ocean floor.
B.
the plants available for Homo erectus to consume.
C.
the fossilized bones of contemporaneous local animals.
D.
all of the above.
Question 4 of 20 (worth 2 points)
H. erectus’s change in limb proportions, to a body with short arms and
long legs, indicates:
A.
retention of climbing and brachiating abilities.
B.
quadrupedal walking.
C.
fully modern bipedal locomotion.
D.
a life spent in the trees.

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Question 5 of 20 (worth 2 points)
H. erectus’s brain increased about ________ compared to H.
habilis’s.
A.
100%
B.
75%
C.
200%
D.
30%
Question 6 of 20 (worth 2 points)
Paleoanthropologists know that Acheulian hand axes were used to
butcher animals because:
A.
B.
C.
D.
Question 7 of 20 (worth 2 points)
H. erectus was originally known as:
A.
all of the above.
B.
Pithecanthropus erectus.
C.
Peking man.
D.
Java man.
Question 8 of 20 (worth 2 points)
__________ H. erectus were more robust than ___________ H.
erectus.
A.
African; North American
B.
Asian; European
C.
European; African
D.
African; Asian
Question 9 of 20 (worth 2 points)

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Chapter 11 Test Question 1 of 20 Total Grade: 40 (of possible 40 points) (worth 2 points) If a fully clothed Nariokotome boy were walking down the streets of New York City, which feature would indicate that he was not a modern human? A. none of the above B. his large teeth C. the way he walked D. his height Question 2 of 20 (worth 2 points) Homo habilis differs from earlier australopithecines because: A. all of the above. B. it could walk on two legs. C. it had a large chewing complex. D. it had a larger brain. Question 3 of 20 (worth 2 points) If you wanted to know what the landscape was like when Homo erectus walked Earth a million years ago, you might try to find evidence by studying: A. microorganisms from the ocean floor. B. the plants available for Homo erectus to consume. C. the fossilized bones of contemporaneous local animals. D. all of the above. Question 4 of 20 (worth 2 points) H. erectus’s change in limb proportions, to a body with short arms and long legs, indicates: A. retention of climbing and brachiating abilities. B. quadrupedal walking. C. fully modern bipedal locomotion. D. a life spent in the trees. Question 5 of 20 (worth 2 points) H. erectus’s brain increased about ________ compared to H. habilis’s. A. 100% B. 75% C. 200% D. 30% Question 6 of 20 (worth 2 points) Paleoanthropologists know that Acheulian hand axes were used to butcher animals because: A. all of the above. B. analysis of the blood on the hand axes reveals it is animal ...
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