Anthropology: Chapter 8

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Question 1:


a) is the active movement of an organism to a new environment causing a change in the selection pressures that it is subject to
b) is the sum of all of the natural selection pressures to which a population is exposed
c) refers to any species’ way of life
d) is the same as agroecology

Question 2:


a) is the active movement of an organism to a new environment causing a change in the selection pressures that it is subject to
b) is the sum of all of the natural selection pressures to which a population is exposed
c) refers to any species’ way of life
d) is the same as agroecology

Question 3:


a) is the active movement of an organism to a new environment causing a change in the selection pressures that it is subject to
b) is the sum of all of the natural selection pressures to which a population is exposed
c) refers to any species’ way of life
d) is the same as agroecology

Question 4:


a) the presence of animals outside of their natural range
b) morphological changes in the animal
c) a rapid decrease in the population of particular species of animals
d) an abrupt increase in the population of particular species of animal

Question 5:


a) agriculture
b) sedentism
c) ecological niche
d) agroecology

Question 6:


a) the rachis of domesticated wheat is not brittle
b) domesticated wheat produces fewer seeds
c) the rachis of domesticated wheat is flimsy, allowing spikelets to easily disarticulate
d) domesticated wheat does not have spikelets

Question 7:


a) chicken
b) camel
c) horse
d) dog

Question 8:


a) burials
b) the domestication of the dog
c) monumental architecture found on Natufian sites
d) remnants of weaving materials

Question 9:


a) dog
b) cattle
c) goat
d) gazelle

Question 10:


a) climatic change
b) hydraulic agriculture
c) population pressure
d) chiefdoms

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