Anthropology Mock Test UGC-NET - Part 1

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  1.  Geologists today now generally accept that ________.
    1.  uniformitarianism was correct and that there have not been any major catastrophic geological events
    2.  catastrophism is the best explanation of the earth's history
    3.  Both of the above
    4.  None of the above

  2. Which of the following people believed that evolution has occurred?
    1.  James Ussher
    2.  Carolus Linnaeus
    3.  Erasmus Darwin
    4.  Charles Darwin

  3. Mendelian population is _____________.
    1.  reproductive community of a common gene pool
    2.  isolated population without common gene pool
    3.  not a reproductive population
    4.  not integrated by genetic factors

  4. Heath and Carter somatotype method includes _________.
    1.  Photoscopy
    2.  Anthropometry
    3.  Photoscopy and anthropometry
    4.  None of the above

  5. Dandor word related to __________.
    1.  Bastar
    2.  Sarguja
    3.  Rajnandgaon
    4.  Khairagarh

  6. Who among the following wrote the book ‘Genetics and the Origin of Species’ ?
    1.  C. Darwin
    2.  T. Dobzhansky
    3.  R. Goldschmidt
    4.  None of the above

  7. Gregor Mendel was _________.
    1.  a little known Central European monk
    2.  an English scientist who carried out research with Charles Darwin
    3.  an early 20th century Dutch biologist who carried out genetics research
    4.  None of the above

  8. Which one of the following methods is most useful for Kinship Studies ?
    1.  Case study
    2.  Interview
    3.  Observation
    4.  Genealogical

  9. An allele is__________.
    1.  a homozygous genotype
    2.  a heterozygous genotype
    3.  one of several possible forms of a gene
    4.  another word for a gene

  10. The societies having centralized authority, administrative machinery and constitutive judicial systems are _________.
    1.  Nuer-Tallensi-Zulu-Bemba
    2.  Ngwato-Benyankole-Zulu-Nuer
    3.  Zulu-Ngwato-Bemba-Kede
    4.  Zulu-Bemba-Tallensi-Kede