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Anthropology: the Study of Humanity

written by: borough
 
Questions related to some famous anthropological discoveries, prominent anthropologists and more. Check if you know the answers!

Question 1:


Often called the "Father of American Anthropology", he established the first PhD program in anthropology in America.
Corey s. Sparks
Jonathan Marks
Richard L. Jantz
Franz Boas

Question 2:


This fossil, first discovered in 1924, proved that the human race really had a 'natural history'.
Java Man
Pitdown Man
Taung Child
Neanderthal Man

Question 3:


The name of of which extinct species means "working man" in Greek?
Homo ergaster
Homo habilis
Homo cerpanensis
Homo antecessor

Question 4:


This diminutive species was nicknamed "hobbits" after J.R.R Tolkien's fictional race of similar size.
Homo erectus palaejavanicus
Homo heidelbergensis
Homo floresiensis
Homo erectus soloensis

Question 5:


The discovery site of which species was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1987?
Handy Man
Rudolf Man
Georgia Man
Peking Man

Question 6:


"Turkana boy", a fossil famous for being almost a complete skeleton, was discovered in Kenya in which year?
1981
1962
1974
1984

Question 7:


What is the meaning of the anthropology term Pithecanthropus in Greek?
upright man
wise man
ape man
caveman

Question 8:


This anatomist is famous for his discovery of the first specimen of early hominid remains ever found outside Europe.
Henry McHenry
Eugene Dubois
David Pilbeam
Svante Paablo

Question 9:


The Cro-Magnons, considered virtually identical to contemporary humans, were discovered in France in which year?
1900
1868
1863
1860

Question 10:


Name the remains of a prehistoric man, whose discovery in 1996 raised sensitive political issues, related to the Native Americans' rights.
Red Lady of Paviland
Boxgrave Man
Kennewick Man
Lindow Man

 


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