MANI 002 Solved Assignment


MANI 002 Physical Anthropology 
Solved Assignment

Course Code: MANI –002
Assignment Code: MANI –002/AST/TMA/2018-19
Total Marks: 100

Note: There are two sections ‘A’ and ‘B’. Attempt any five questions, at least two from each section. All questions carry equal marks. The word limit for 20 marks question is 500 words and that of 10 marks is 250 words.



1. Define Physical Anthropology. Briefly discuss its branches.

2. Discuss the social organisation in primates.

3. Distinguish the major physical features between Caucasoid and Australoid.

4. Discuss in brief the environmental factors affecting growth.

5. Write short notes on any two of the following:

a) Effects of nutritional stress

b) DNA and Recombinant Technology

c) Basis of Racial Classification




6. What do you understand by “physique”. Discuss in brief methods of assessing it.

7. Discuss the Synthetic Theory of evolution.

8. What do you understand Bergmann’s and Allen’s Rules.

9. Discuss the current trends in physical anthropology.

10 Distinguish between any two of the following:

a) Lamarckism and Darwinism

b) MAN and Apes

c) Undernutrition and Overnutrition


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