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Anthropology 101

written by: omseti
 
This is a multiple choice quiz concerning some of the basics of anthropology including some notable originators of the science and some basic vocabulary.

Question 1:


Cultural anthropology was one of the two classical divisions of anthropology. What was the other one?
Urban Anthropology
Physical Anthropology
Variated Anthropology
Social Anthropology

Question 2:


What does the Greek prefix "anthro" refer to?
Sameness
Science
Mankind
study of

Question 3:


What does the Latin prefix "homo" refer to?
Sameness
Study of
Science
Mankind

Question 4:


What does the prefix "pithe" refer to?
Ape
Invertebrate
Mammal
Human

Question 5:


Who is considered to be the father of anthropology?
Robert Bloom
Louis Leakey
Eugene Dubois
Franz Boas

Question 6:


What does "australo" mean?
Australia
South Africa
South
The Australian Outback

Question 7:


What does the suffix "lith" refer to (as in Neolithic Age)?
Stone
Iron
Copper
Early tools

Question 8:


What is the meaning of the prefix "paleo" (as in the Paleolithic Age)?
New
Modern
Old
Meso

Question 9:


What does the term "Homo erectus" mean?
a man who can make tools
a hominid
a creature that has the ability to reason
a man who is able to stand upright

Question 10:


What is the subject of study of paleoanthropology?
older people
old cultures and societies
ancient human fossils
the earliest human discoveries and accomplishments

Question 11:


In 1924, Raymond Dart discovered a fossil which he called "Australopithecanthropus africanis. " What is the meaning of the name?
None of these
The ape man from southern Africa
The old man from Australia
The man from the Mesolithic Age

Question 12:


Who found and named the first Homo Erectus in 1891?
Louis and Mary Leakey
David Johannson
Eugene Dubois
Franz Boas

Question 13:


Which fossil was proved to be a hoax?
Cro-Magnon Man
Kennewick Man
Neanderthal Man
Piltdown Man

Question 14:


The earliest known European example of Homo sapiens was discovered in 1868 and was given what name?
Peking Man
Neaanderthal Man
Austrlopithecus
Cro Magnon Man

Question 15:


The Peking Man is an example of what species of the genus Homo?
Homo habilis
Homo sapiens
Homo erectus
Pithecanthropus

 


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