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Discovering Physical Anthropology

Anthropology

Quiz 13 :

Our Last 10, 000 Years: Agriculture, population, and the Bioarchaeology of a Fundamental Transition

Quiz 13 :

Our Last 10, 000 Years: Agriculture, population, and the Bioarchaeology of a Fundamental Transition

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The idea that cranial shape can change within a human population as a result of dietary change is referred to as the:
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Until about 10,000 yBP,humans acquired virtually all their food through foraging.
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The first animal to be domesticated during the Neolithic was the:
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Evidence from China indicates that rice and grapes were fermented for wine as early as 8,000 yBP.
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Improper alignment of the upper and lower dentition is called malocclusion.
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Biochemist Richard Marlar provided definitive evidence for cannibalism in Cowboy Wash,Colorado,with the discovery of:
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Modern humans have existed for over 100,000 years,but only over the last 10,000 years has Earth's population grown three orders of magnitude,from a few million people to over six billion today.
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In the late 1960s,Lee and DeVore argued that South African food-foraging people actually had more leisure time than early farmers.
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Greater reduction in jaw size relative to tooth size during the Holocene has led to greater incidence of:
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All of the following regions provide archaeological evidence for local plant domestication EXCEPT:
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The stable forms of carbon used in isotopic analyses to reconstruct diet are 12C and 14C.
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The archeological period between the end of the Upper Paleolithic but prior to the domestication of plants and animals is called the Mesolithic.
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With modern Homo sapiens' appearance in the late Pleistocene,human biological evolution basically stopped.
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Regarding the Neolithic,which of the following is TRUE?
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More than 20% of all calories consumed by people today comes from:
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Stable carbon isotope analysis reveals that corn domestication became important in eastern North America about:
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Archaeological evidence showing a shift from long and narrow skulls to short and wide skulls,as a result of a change in diet linked to domestication,has been found in:
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Rice was first domesticated in New Guinea,about 6,000 yBP.
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The region of the Levant that contains more than fifty archaeological sites documenting the development of early farming villages in the Middle East is called:
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Teosinte is the wild ancestor of modern domesticated wheat.
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