NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 56 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. endocast
  2. palynology
  3. true fossilization
  4. polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  5. dendrochronology
  1. a a technique of relative dating based on changes in fossil pollen over time
  2. b a technique of chronometric dating based on the number of rings of growth found in a tree trunk.
  3. c mineralization of bone
  4. d a cast of the inside of a skull; used to help determine the size and shape of the brain
  5. e A technique for amplifying or creating multiple copies of fragments of DNA so that it can be studied

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. movement toward the midline of the body or from the center of the hand or foot
  2. a body from the netherlands in a peat bog
  3. A space between the canines and other teeth allowing the large projecting canines to fit within the jaw
  4. the hole in which the spinal cord leaves the skull at it base
  5. any object fashioned or altered by humans

5 True/False questions

  1. potassium-argon datinga technique of chronometric dating based on measuring the amount of radioactive carbon (^14C) & carbon 12 which are in proportions identical to those found in the atmosphere, left in organic materials found in archaeological sites

          

  2. Continental drifta 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

          

  3. stratigraphyLayered; termed used to describe archaeological sites where remains lie in layers, one upon another.

          

  4. radiocarbon datinga technique of chronometric dating based on measuring the amount of radioactive carbon (^14C) & carbon 12 which are in proportions identical to those found in the atmosphere, left in organic materials found in archaeological sites

          

  5. fossilearth immediately surrounding the fossil when the fossil is removed as a single block

          

Create Set