Practice Quiz for
Early Transitional Humans

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1 Which of the following statements is true of Homo habilis?
a) They were in a different genus from the australopithecines.
b) They were in a different biological tribe from the australopithecines.
c) They were significantly heavier and taller than the late australopithecines.
d) a and b
e) all of the above
 
2 The first humans appeared about _______ million years ago.
a) 3.5
b) 2.4
c) 1.0
d) .5
3 The fossils of early transitional humans have been found in which of the following areas?
a) throughout all of Africa
b) South and East Africa
c) North Africa
4 The brain size of the early humans:
a) was partly within the range of adult chimpanzees
b) was partly within the range of adult australopithecines
c) was partly within the range of both chimpanzees and australopithecines
d) was entirely above the range of both chimpanzees and australopithecines
5 Which of the following anatomical changes were occurring in early transitional humans at the same time that their brains were getting larger?
a) Their teeth were getting larger.
b) Their skin color was becoming lighter.
c) Their mouths were getting larger.
d) a and c
e) none of the above

 


 

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