BANC 101: Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Tutor Marked Assignment
Course Code: BANC 101
Assignment Code: BANC 101/ASST/TMA/2023-24
Total Marks: 100
There are three Sections in the Assignment. Answer all the questions in all the three
Answer the following questions in about 500 words each. 20×2
a. Define Physical/biological Anthropology. Discuss its history and development.
b. Briefly discuss racism as social disease.
Answer the following questions in about 250 words each. 10×2
a. Write short notes on any two of the following
i. The Mutation Theory/The Modern Synthetic Theory
ii. Who are Primates?
iii. Primate Evolutionary Trend
Answer any two of the following questions in about 150 words each. 5×2
a. Human Growth and Development
b. Parallelism and Convergence
c. Criticism of various classifications of Races
Answer the following questions in about 250 words each. 10×3
a. Explain in brief somatometry.
b. Differentiate between morphological upper facial height and physiognomic upper facial
c. What do you understand by somatoscopy? Record observation on hair color and eye
color on 10 people