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 1. Inheritance of height in human beings is an example of

(A)Mendelian inheritance

(B) Monogenic inheritance

(C) Polygenic inheritance

(D)Complementary gene

2. Who has authored the book Philosophie Zoologique

(A)Herbert Spencer

(B) Charles Darwin

(C)JB Lamarck

(D)JBS Haldane

3. When there are three or more alleles of a specific genes, it is referred to as a

(A)Multiple allele

(B) Mutation

(C) Syndrome

(D)None of these

4. Adaptive radiation is an example of

(A)Divergent evolution

(B) Convergent evolution

(C) Co-evolution

(D)Parallel evolution

5. Who did the most to defend Darwin and his idea?

(A) A. R. Wallace

(B) E. Darwin

(C) Samuel Wilberforce

(D)Thomas Huxley

6. Identify the correct sequence of the following in the descending order based on their

genetic relatedness:

(A) Gibbon-Orangutan-Gorilla- Chimpanzee- Human

(B) Human- Chimpanzee-Gorilla-Orangutan-Gibbon

(D) Gorilla-Chimpanzee-Orangutan- Human- Gibbon

(C) Human- Gorilla- Chimpanzee-Orangutan-Gorilla

7. An ‘O’ blood group child cannot have parents with

(A)A group

(B) B group

(C) O group

(D)AB group


8. The place where skull bones fused are known as ________.

(A) epiphysis


(C) diaphysis

(D) anatomy

9. Linea aspera is located in which bone?


(B) Humerus

(C) Radius


10. Arch, loops, whorls and composite classifications are associated with

(A)Bone types

(B) Hair pattern

(C) Lip types


11. The “Out of Africa Theory” is associated with

(A)Human origin and evolution

(B) Human growth and development

(C) Human anatomy

(D)Human food and nutrition

12. Which of the following is not an example of a group?


(B) Families

(C) Companies

(D)Religious congregations

13. A combination of expected behaviour in a socially understood situation is known as:


(B) Prestige

(C) Position


14. Status assigned on the basis of birth with age and sex being important markers is known as:

(A)Allotted status

(B) Achieved status

(C) Attained status

(D)Ascribed status

15. When was the first organized field-work in Anthropology conducted?

(A) 1898-99

(B) 1913-18

(C) 1906-08



16. Who led the Torres Strait expedition?

(A)E. B. Tylor

(B) A. C. Haddon

(C) M. Mead

(D)C. Du Bois

17. Which of the following best described how anthropologists lean new information about


(A)Laboratory experiments

(B) Reading travelers’ accounts

(C) Field-work

(D)None of the above.

18. ______is a set of strategies for survival that are not genetically determined.


(B) Evolution

(C) Adaptation

(D)Social life

19. The relative social position of someone in a group or in society is referred to as a __

(A) Role

(B) Caste

(C) Status

(D) Rank

20. The aspect of culture that is governed by a standardized way of behaviour existing in a

society is called

(A) Association

(B) Institution


(D) Community

21. Who has described “society as a web of social relationships”.

(A) M. Mead

(B) E. Durkheim

(C) H. Spencer

(D) R M MacIver

22. A mode of reward or punishment that reinforces socially expected forms of behaviour are

(A) Sanction

(B) Norm

(C) Culture

(D) Law


23. The word Prehistory was coined by

A. C. J Thomsen

B. H. D Sankalia

C. Daniel Wilson

D. G. D Mortillet

24. The book The Archaeology of India is written by ________ ?

A. V. Rammi Reddy

B. Jacques De Morgan

C. D.P. Agrawal

D. Mortimer Wheeler

25. C.J Thomsen has given the concept of ……………

A. Three Age System

B. Neolithic Revolution

C. Palaeolithic Evolution

D. Law of Superimposition

26. What is Potassium – Argon dating used for?

A. Bones

B. Rock

C. Fossils

D. Clay

27. The Prehistoric site Piro Nord is located at………………….

A. Germany

B. England

C. Greenland

D. Italy

28. The Prehistoric site of Attirampakkam is located at ……………….

A. Sri Lanka

B. Georgia

C. India

D. Azerbaijan

29. Kainozoic/ Cenozoic’ is ........................

A. an Epoch

B. an Era

C. a Period

D. a Phase


30. Interglacial is the

(A)Relatively moist climate between two pluvials

(B) Warm period between two glacial

(C) Relatively drier climate between two pluvial

(D)Coldest period between two glacial

31. Who is the author of Old Stone Age: The Study of Palaeolithic Times

(A)Francios Bordes

(B) R.G Bednarik

(C) M.C Burkitt

(D)None of the Above

32. Radiocarbon 14 dating method has been developed by .............

(A)Prof W.B. Libby

(B) Prof N.K Bose

(C) Prof. C.F. Crawford

(D)Prof L.R. Binford

33. Pollen dating is ................

(A)the study of plain lands of earth

(B) the study of palaeo plant remains

(C) the study of fossil pollens of the flowering plant

(D)None of the Above.

34. Which one is NOT the feature of Varna system for Hindu caste

(A) Pollution and purity

(B) Hierarchy

(C) Hereditary occupation

(D) Exogamy

35. Forest right act was implemented in the year

(A) 2016

(B) 2006

(C) 2000

(D) 2008

36. Hindu Method of Tribal Absorption was propounded by

(A)SC Dube

(B) MN Srinivas

(C) NK Bose

(D)LP Vidyarthi

37. “Nature-Man-Spirit” complex concept is associated with:

(A)SC Dube

(B) MN Srinivas

(C) NK Bose

(D)LP Vidyarthi


38. Barter system refers to

(A)Exchange of goods

(B) Fine paid for violation of a custom

(C) Marriage payments

(D)Bride price

39. Identify the correct chronological sequence of stage of human evolution

(A)Neanderthal man- Australopithecus- Cro-Magnon- Homo-erectus

(B) Homo-erectus- Neanderthal man- Australopithecus- Cro-Magnon

(C) Neanderthal man - Cro-Magnon -Australopithecus - Homo-erectus

(D) Australopithecus - Homo-erectus- Neanderthal Man- Cro-Magnon

40. The term “Handy man” was used for:

(A) Neanderthal man

(B) Homo habilis

(C) Australopithecus

(D) Peking man

41. ‘Australopithecus africanus’ was discovered by

(A)Raymond Dart

(B) Eugene Dubois

(C) L. S. B. Leaky

(D)Robert Brown

42. Which is the largest populated tribe of Odisha as per 2011 Census?

(A) Munda

(B) Ho

(C) Kandha

(D) Kol

43. The tribes like Nicobarese and Shompen of Nicobar Island belong to................... group.

(A) Dravidian

(B) Austro Asiatic

(C) Mongoloid

(D) Caucasoid

44. How many blocks were covered under the Modified Area Development Approach in


(A) 67

(B) 47

(C) 27

(D) 57


45. Who coined the term ecosystem?

(A) Ernst Haeckel

(B) Marvin Haris

(C) Julian Steward

(D) A. G. Tansley

46. The ability to adapt wide range of environment is known as_____.

(A) acclimatization

(B) adaptation

(C) adaptability


47. Which of the following consider as an abiotic component of an ecosystem?


(B) Plants

(C) Animals


48. The scientific study of old age, the process of ageing, and the particular problems of old people

(A) Gerontology

(B) Epidemiology

(C) Auxology

(D) Serology

49. The racial classification of Indian people was attempted first by

(A) B S Gugha

(B) R M Sarkar

(C) D N Majumdar

(D) Herbert Risley

50. B . S. Guha presented racial classification based on scientific criteria in which year?

(A) 1901

(B) 1924

(C) 1935


51. Who wrote the book-- “Primitive culture”?

(A) Henry Maine

(B) L. H. Morgan

(C) E. B. Tylor

(D) Leo Frobenius

52. Who among the following is regarded as an arm-chair anthropologist?

(A) Edmund Leach

(B) James Frazer

(C) Evans Pritchard

(D) Malinowski


53. Extreme diffusionists belong to the ------------ school of Diffusionism.

(A) Heliolithic

(B) Palaeolithic

(C) Neolithic

(D) None of the above

54. Who is well-known for describing rituals as a system of symbols?

(A) L. Kroeber

(B) Victor Turner

(C) Talal Asad

(D) Clyde Kluckhohn

55. MUAC and BMI are used to determine _____.

(A) evolutionary status

(B)socio-economic status

(C) nutritional status

(D)psychological status

56. Kwashiorkor is a condition associated with

(A) Zinc deficiency

(B) Protein – energy malnutrition

(C) Iron deficiency

(D) Protein deficiency

57. A condition of reduced oxygen supply to tissues despite adequate blood supply is known


(A) Anemia

(B) Obesity

(C) Anorexia

(D) Hypoxia

58. The specific statistical methods that can be used to summarize or to describe a collection

of data is called?

(A) Descriptive statistics

(B) Inferential statistics

(C) Industry statistics

(D) Analytical statistics

59. Sampling is simply a process of learning about the __________________ on the basis of

a sample drawn from it


(B) Group

(C) Population



60. A __________ variable is a variable whose values can theoretically take on an infinite

number of values within a given range of values.

(A) Continuous

(B) Discrete

(C) Random

(D) None of the above

61. Information is…..

(A)Raw Data

(B) Processed Data

(C) Input data

(D)Organized data

62. Who is the father of Odishan Prehistory

(A)H. D Sankalia

(B) V. Ball

(C) N. K Bose

(D)R. B. Foote

63. Earliest evidences of Pebble Tool Culture found in India is the.................

(A) Bhima river valley

(B) Narmada river valley

(C) Sohan river valley

(D) None of the above

64. Ushakothi is a _________ site.

(A) Upper Palaeolithic

(B) Mesolithic

(C) Rock Art

(D) Neolithic

65. Caste is _________

(A)An endogamous group

(B) An exogamous group

(C) A heterogeneous groups

(D)A traditional group

66. The practice of managing cultural resources in response to some legal or policy mandate is

known as

(A) Cultural resource management

(B) Conservation management

(C) Prehistoric archaeology

(D) None of these


67. Scheduled Tribes are those which are notified as such by the President of India under

Article _________ of the constitution.

(A) 278

(B) 345

(C) 342


68. Head of the main bone


(B) Ephiphysis

(C) Symphysis


69. Arch, loops, whorls and composite classifications are associated with

(A)Bone types

(B) Hair pattern

(C) Lip types


70. Which of the following is considered as the strongest evidence in the court?


(B) Blood

(C) Saliva



1. (C) Polygenic inheritance
2. (C) JB Lamarck
3. (A) Multiple allele
4. (A) Divergent evolution
5. (D) Thomas Huxley
6. (B) Human-Chimpanzee-Gorilla-Orangutan-Gibbon
7. (D) AB group
8. (B) Sutures
9. (A) Femur
10. (D) Fingerprints
11. (A) Human origin and evolution
12. (D) Religious congregations
13. (A) Role
14. (D) Ascribed status
15. (C) 1906-08
16. (B) A. C. Haddon
17. (C) Field-work
18. (A) Culture
19. (C) Status
20. (B) Institution
21. (D) R M MacIver
22. (A) Sanction
23. (C) Daniel Wilson
24. (C) D.P. Agrawal
25. (A) Three Age System
26. (B) Rock
27. (D) Italy
28. (C) India
29. (B) An Era
30. (B) Warm period between two glacial
31. (A) Francios Bordes
32. (A) Prof W.B. Libby
33. (C) The study of fossil pollens of the flowering plant
34. (D) Exogamy
35. (B) 2006
36. (B) MN Srinivas
37. (D) LP Vidyarthi
38. (A) Exchange of goods
39. (D) Australopithecus-Homo-erectus-Neanderthal Man-Cro-Magnon
40. (B) Homo habilis
41. (A) Raymond Dart
42. (C) Kandha
43. (C) Mongoloid
44. (D) 57
45. (D) A. G. Tansley
46. (C) Adaptability
47. (A) Sunlight
48. (A) Gerontology
49. (D) Herbert Risley
50. (B) 1924
51. (C) E. B. Tylor
52. (B) James Frazer
53. (A) Heliolithic
54. (B) Victor Turner
55. (C) Nutritional status
56. (B) Protein-energy malnutrition
57. (D) Hypoxia
58. (A) Descriptive statistics
59. (C) Population
60. (A) Continuous
61. (B) Processed data
62. (C) N. K Bose
63. (B) Narmada river valley
64. (C) Rock Art
65. (A) An endogamous group
66. (A) Cultural resource management
67. (C) 342
68. (B) Epiphysis
69. (D) Fingerprints
70. (A) Fingerprint

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