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5 Matching questions

  1. homobox gene
  2. yde girl
  3. flourine dating
  4. Fossil record
  5. middens
  1. a incomplete record of human history of past organisms
  2. b a technique for relative dating based on the fact that the amount of fluorine in bones is proportional to their age
  3. c a gene responsible for large-scale effects on growth abd development that are frequently responsible for major reorganization of body plans in organisms
  4. d a body from the netherlands in a peat bog
  5. e a refuse or garbage disposal area in an archaeological site

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a stain that shows up on the surface of recently plowed fields that reveals an archaeological site
  2. dig sites in a controlled manner
  3. places containing archaeological remains of previous human activity are known as sites
  4. the study of how bones and other materials come to be preserved in the earth as fossils
  5. movement away from the midline of the body or from the center of the hand or foot

5 True/False questions

  1. sagittal cresta crest running from front to back on the top of the skull along the midline to provide surface of bone for the attachment of the large temporal muscles for chewing


  2. isolating mechanismthe hole in which the spinal cord leaves the skull at it base


  3. cladogenesisspeciation through a branching mechanism whereby an ancestral population gives rise to two or more descendant populations


  4. Macroevolutionmovement toward the midline of the body or from the center of the hand or foot


  5. relative datingIn archeology and paleoanthropology, designating an event, object, or fossil as being older or younger than another


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