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Anthropology The Human Challenge

Anthropology

Quiz 8 :

The Global Expansion of Homo Sapiens and Their Technology

Quiz 8 :

The Global Expansion of Homo Sapiens and Their Technology

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All of the following are drawbacks associated with the DNA evidence of tracing African origins except:
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B

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Modern Europeans resemble Cro-Magnon in all of the following physical characteristics except:
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E

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The spear-thrower that allowed Upper Paleolithic individuals to throw spears at animals from a safe distance with speed and accuracy is also known as a(n):
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D

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In which period did we first find large amounts of non-functional figurative art commonly present in the archaeological record?
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What is a burin?
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At what time period does fossil evidence suggest that extreme Neandertal and archaic features seem to disappear from the fossil record?
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One method of tool manufacture during the Upper Paleolithic was pressure flaking,which produced Solutrean laurel leaf blades found in Spain and France that were:
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The genetic evidence for modern H.sapiens supports that:
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European remains of the Upper Paleolithic after about 36,000 years ago are usually classified as:
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The multiregional hypothesis argues that scientists:
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The use of poison on spear tips as used by which hunters in Tanzania today shortens killing distance considerably?
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The hypothesis that modern humans originated through a process of simultaneous local transition from H.erectus to H.sapiens throughout the inhabited world is called:
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What is the source of an individual's mitochondrial DNA?
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All of the following are inventions associated with the Upper Paleolithic except:
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Using the blade technique,which is similar to peeling long leaves off an artichoke,Upper Paleolithic humans could get how many feet of working edge from a two-pound core?
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Which of the following was an Upper Paleolithic tool technology?
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What was the typical Upper Paleolithic tool?
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Which of the following statements is correct?
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What type of evidence is cited in support of the recent African origins hypothesis?
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Which Ethiopian scholar has been involved in the most recent finds of H.sapiens idaltu in Herto,Ethiopia,and argues that this is the earliest specimen find of anatomically modern H.sapiens?
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