Anthropology: Chapter 5

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Question 1:


a) attribution error
b) anthropomorphism
c) humanizing
d) dehumanizing

Question 2:


a) refers to the shapes and sizes of an organisms’ anatomical features
b) is the formation of one or more species from an older species
c) refers to genetic inheritance that occurs due to common ancestry
d) the development of similar characteristics due to similar environmental pressures—no common ancestry

Question 3:


a) refers to the shapes and sizes of an organisms’ anatomical features
b) is the formation of one or more species from an older species
c) refers to genetic inheritance that occurs due to common ancestry
d) is the development of similar characteristics due to similar environmental pressures—no common ancestry

Question 4:


a) refers to the shapes and sizes of an organisms’ anatomical features
b) is the formation of one or more species from an older species
c) refers to genetic inheritance that occurs due to common ancestry
d) is the development of similar characteristics due to similar environmental pressures—no common ancestry

Question 5:


a) refers to the shapes and sizes of an organisms’ anatomical features
b) is the formation of one or more species from an older species
c) refers to genetic inheritance that occurs due to common ancestry
d) is the development of similar characteristics due to similar environmental pressures—no common ancestry

Question 6:


a) tarsier
b) lemur
c) loris
d) galager

Question 7:


a) living among a small group of orangutans in Borneo for a year
b) forming relationships with orphaned orangutans that ended up viewing her as a mother
c) working with orangutans in zoos in Borneo
d) working in zoos in North America with orangutans

Question 8:


a) chimpanzees only eat plant foods
b) chimpanzees breastfeed their young for 4-5 years
c) chimpanzees make tools to help them find food
d) chimpanzees regularly hunt small game

Question 9:


a) the ageing process among elderly apes
b) why human grandmothers are better nurturers than grandfathers
c) why human females undergo menopause
d) why certain primates do not ovulate

Question 10:


a) seeing in colour
b) the development of greater olfactory perception
c) improved night vision
d) depth perception

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False