Extinct Apes: Lufengpithecus, Sivapithecus & Anoiapithecus

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Sivapithecus is the name of a _____.

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1. Anoiapithecus remains were found in _____.

2. The presence of large and heavy molar teeth indicates a diet of primarily _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do the teeth found in these extinct ape skulls indicate? Which extinct ape learned to walk upright? These are some details you can expect to be tested on when you use this short quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz requires knowledge of:

  • What Sivapithecus is the name of
  • Where Anoiapithecus remains were found
  • What large and heavy molars indicate in relation to diet
  • Which Sivapithecus member lived much of its life in trees
  • Which apes developed a significant level of bipedalism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what these apes most likely ate based on the size of their molars
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where Anoiapithecus remains have been found
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Sivapithecus

Additional Learning

Broaden your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Extinct Apes: Lufengpithecus, Sivapithecus & Anoiapithecus. Detailed information you will study in this lesson includes:

  • Where the remains of Lufengpithecus have been found
  • How long ago and on what continent Sivapithecus lived
  • Which species of Sivapithecus is the oldest and which is the smallest
  • What the genus Anoiapithecus was originally believed to be linked to
  • What the high cheekbones of Anoiapithecus resemble
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