EvAnth Final Set 2

  1. The study of primates helps us understand human evolution because...
    we share many of the same adaptations as other primates.
  2. Which of the following are homologous traits of humans and other primates? Well-developed visual abilities, an extended period of juvenile development, or large brain size in relation to body size.
    All of the above.
  3. Which of the following is not a primate characteristic? Opposable thumbs and big toes, slow life histories, or smaller brains than mammals of comparable body size.
    Smaller brains.
  4. Studying a group of species that share many characteristics due to common ancestry is an example of...
    reasoning from homology.
  5. The evolution of primates involved...
    a reorganization of sensory apparatus.
  6. Anthropoids differ from other primates in that they:
    have larger brains and more complex social environments.
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EvAnth Final Set 2
Midterm 2 Questions