Practice Quiz for
Old World Monkeys

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1 Old World monkeys are found in which of the following environments?
a)  tropical forests
b)  semiarid grasslands
c)  mountainous regions
d)  all of the above
2 The two subfamilies of Old World monkeys are the:
a) Cebidae and Callitricidae
b) Cercopithecinae and Colobinae
c) Cebidae and Colobinae
d) Cercopithecinae and Callitricidae
3 A sacculated stomach allows an animal to:
a) go long periods without water
b) live on low nutrient, high cellulose plant food such as leaves
c) live on a purely meat diet
4 Which of the following statements is true concerning cheek pouches?
a) All Old World monkeys have them.
b) All monkeys have them.
c) Their major function is in attracting mates
d) none of the above
5 Semi-terrestrial monkeys are:
a) found only in the New World
b) usually very sexually dimorphic
c) often small, solitary, and nocturnal
6 The hairless, callused areas on either side of the rump of baboons and other monkeys in the subfamily Cercopithecinae are referred to as:
a) sexual skins
b) ischial callosities
c) saccules
d) none of the above
7 Which of the following monkeys are native to South and East Asia?
a) baboons
b) guenons
c) macaques
d) all of the above
8 What do the colobus, langurs, and proboscis monkeys have in common?
a) They all have sacculated stomachs.
b) They all live in Africa.
c) They are all carnivores.
d) none of the above
9 Sexual dimorphism refers to:
a) anatomical differences between males and females
b) fighting between males and females
c) sexual intercourse among species in which the females seasonally come into estrus
10 All of the Old World monkeys are in the parvorder:
a) Platyrrhini
b) Cercopithecinae
c) Catarrhini
11 Which of the following are members of the infraorder Simiformes (the anthropoids)?
a) New World monkeys
b) Old World monkeys
c) apes
d) all of the above



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