Monkeys, apes and humans make up the primate animal grouping. Here is where we find our closest genetic relatives that exhibit familiar behaviors, including cultural practices, tool use and language acquisition. What separates primates from lower order animals is and what binds us together? Quit monkeying around and take the primate quiz to find out!
Which primate is the largest?
Which is not classified as great ape?
What's the major anatomical difference between monkeys and apes?
Apes have opposable thumbs; monkeys do not.
Monkeys have tails; apes do not.
Apes walk upright; monkeys walk on all fours.
What can't be discovered by examining gorilla nests?
the size of the gorilla population
the whereabouts of poachers
the gorilla's level of health
What's likely the main reason that hominids took up bipedalism?
to conserve energy
to use tools
Around what percentage of common DNA do humans and chimpanzees share?
What did Jane Goodall's famous chimpanzee research reveal?
Chimpanzees can learn human language.
Chimpanzees use tools.
Chimpanzees split from humans around 4 million years ago.
Which great ape species is the only one native to Asia?
What's the difference between Old World and New World monkeys?
Which country voted to grant great apes some human rights in 2008?