Old World Monkeys: Definition, Types & Characteristics


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Where do you currently find Old World monkeys?

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1. Which of the following is a type of Old World monkey?

2. Which of the following is NOT true of Old World monkeys?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Inside this quiz and worksheet combo, you can see what you remember about different kinds of Old World monkeys. Questions ask you about the location in which you would currently find Old World monkeys as well as a way to distinguish older monkeys from newer species.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The topics in the quiz questions give you a chance to review the subjects in this list:

  • Naming a type of Old World monkey
  • Characteristics of Old World monkeys
  • Baboons vs. langurs
  • Comparing Old World to New World species

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the location of Old World monkeys
  • Establishing differences - compare and contrast the differing characteristics of Old World and New World monkeys
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name a type of monkey from the Old World

Additional Learning

To understand more, look into the lesson titled Old World Monkeys: Definition, Types & Characteristics. Viewing the lesson will expose you to the additional subjects listed below:

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