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5 Matching questions

  1. heterochrony
  2. palynology
  3. relative dating
  4. true fossilization
  5. homobox gene
  1. a a gene responsible for large-scale effects on growth abd development that are frequently responsible for major reorganization of body plans in organisms
  2. b mineralization of bone
  3. c a technique of relative dating based on changes in fossil pollen over time
  4. d In archeology and paleoanthropology, designating an event, object, or fossil as being older or younger than another
  5. e change in the timing of developmental events that is often responsible for changes in the shape or size of a body part

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A technique for amplifying or creating multiple copies of fragments of DNA so that it can be studied
  2. a body from the netherlands in a peat bog
  3. the process of forming new species
  4. in biological evolutions, a process by which unrelated populations develop similarities to one another due to similar function rather than shared ancestry
  5. possessing characteristics that, by chance, are advantageous in future environmental fluctuations

5 True/False questions

  1. excavatedig sites in a controlled manner


  2. flourine datinga technique for relative dating based on the fact that the amount of fluorine in bones is proportional to their age


  3. stratuma layer in a stratified site


  4. Fossil recordA conventional term used to refer to the period of time before the appearance of written records; does not deny the existence of history, merely of written history


  5. sagittal crestLayered; termed used to describe archaeological sites where remains lie in layers, one upon another.