5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Genetics over Phenotype
- Human variation is the result of adaptations to what?
- Why similar
- What are the Premodern fossils found at several sites in South and East Africa?
- a • Physiological responses to changes in the environment.
- b • Gene flow between these archaic populations
• Moderns humans not separate species
• Never independent.
- c • Examination of actual genetic characteristics
• Replaced traditional descriptions of superficial phenotypic characteristics
- d Kabwe and Bodo
- e • Environmental conditions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- • Variation in DNA less compared to other primates
• Bolsters complete replacement model
- • Temperature rises, glaciers retreat
• End of the Ice Age
• Traditional prey animals disappear
• (decrease in herds of large animals)
• (grassland natural pastures replaced by forests)
• Ice Age ends
- • By 1960s study of "clinal distributions" of individual polymorphisms became important
• A cline is a gradual change in the frequency of a trait or allele in populations dispersed over geographical space
- migration from east Africa to south Africa
- • The study of the frequency of alleles, genotypes, and phenotypes in populations from a microevolutionary perspective.
Used to understand microevolutionary patterns of human variation
5 True/False Questions
Human biocultural evolution → • Better shelters
• Sewn tailored clothing
• Increased use of bone, ivory, antler
Solutrean Blades → • Teshik-Tash Site
- Neandertal range extended eastward into Central Asia
Art in Europe and other places → Last glacial period of Ice Age
Three theories of Modern Human Origins → • All contemporaries are placed in this species
• First are probably descendents of premodern humans
• Particularly African populations of H. heidelbergensis
Neandertal DNA → • Neandertals deliberately buried their dead
• Many placed in flexed position
• Body bent with arms and legs drawn up to chest