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  1. Neanderthal burials from Shanidar Cave, Iraq, associated with pollen indicate:
  2. a. That

humans are the only way that flowers could enter a cave.

  • b. That burial rituals began with the Neanderthals.
  • c. That archaeologists need to take formation processes into account when interpreting the meaning of data from ecofacts.
  • d. That the pollen in the cave was the resu of normal background pollen rain.
  • 2 points

    QUESTION 6

    1. Which of the following would a zooarchaeologist study not involve
    2. a. Establishing that bones are left behind by people by looking for cut marks, fragments, and burning.
    3. b. Identifying bones to element, taxon, sex, and age using a comparative collection.
    4. c. Counting the bones using NISP and MNI.
    5. d. Ignoring symbolic importance in interpreting the past.

    QUESTION 8

    1. Pollen analysis is used primarily for reconstructing past regional environments.
    2. True
    3. False

    1 points

    QUESTION 9

    1. Ahough the analysis of plant remains from archaeological sites can provide important information about the economies of prehistoric populations, a drawback of plant remains is that they cannot be used to infer ritual significance or ideology.
    2. True
    3. False

    1 points

    QUESTION 10

    1. The links between patterns in the faunal assemblage and interpretations depends on experimental archaeology and ethnoarchaeology.
    2. True
    3. False

    1 points

    QUESTION 11

    1. Bioarchaeologists study:
    2. a. Macrobotanical remains from archaeological sites in order to interpret past interactions between human populations and plants.
    3. b. Faunal assemblages from archaeological sites in order to determine past interactions between human populations and animals.
    4. c. The human biological component of the archaeological record.
    5. d. All of the above; bioarchaeologists study all aspects of ancient life (plant, animal, and human) in archaeological contexts.

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    QUESTION 12

    1. How is mechanical stress, or workload, detectable in the human skeleton?
    2. a. Through signs of osteoarthritis in which the cartilage between joints wears away, often because of overuse of the joint.
    3. b. Through growth arrest features, such as Harris lines and enamel hypoplasias.
    4. c. Through mortality profiles that depict the various ages at death of a burial population.
    5. d. Through cracks in the skull caused by blunt force trauma.

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    QUESTION 13

    1. Studies of some of the skeletal data of Neanderthals have concluded:
    2. a. They are different from modern Europeans.
    3. b. There is continuity between Neanderthals and modern Europeans.
    4. c. Similarities with Native American populations.
    5. d. Modern human capabilities to use symbols.

    2 points

    QUESTION 14

    1. Human bone is formed by complex interrelationships among the environment, behavior, physiology, and cuural behavior.
    2. True
    3. False

    1 points

    QUESTION 15

    1. Biological anthropologists today agree that Neanderthals did not interbreed with modern humans and were instead an evolutionary dead end.
    2. True
    3. False

    1 points

    QUESTION 16

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    b. That burial rituals began with the Neanderthals. QUESTION 6
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