Practice Quiz for Humans

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1 The physical differences that distinguish humans from apes are largely a result of our:
a)  more sophisticated eye-hand coordination
b)  better three dimensional vision capabilities
c)  habitual bipedal locomotion
 
2 Humans are genetically closest to:
a) gibbons
b) chimpanzees
c) gorillas
d) orangutans
3 Which of the following primates has the most varied and complex social organizations?
a) gibbons
b) chimpanzees
c) gorillas
d) humans
4 Which of the following primates regularly creates and uses symbols to communicate?
a) gorillas
b) chimpanzees
c) humans
d) all of the above
5 Humans are members of the parvorder:
a) Catarrhini
b) Platyrrhini
c) Cercopithecoidea
d) Hylobatidae
6 Humans are members of the family:
a) Humanidae
b) Hominidae
c) Cercopithecidae
7 Humans are members of the suborder:
a) Colobinae
b) Cebidae
c) Haplorrhini

 


 


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