1. The main point of this lecture is
To explain the importance of dental calculus for understanding ancient diets and diseases
To explain the importance of dental calculus for understanding ancient diets and diseases
To explore the difference between human and animal DNA

2.According to the lecturer, which of the following is a problem with using skeletal remains to better understand the history of human health?
Skeletons are found only in regions that once had a lot of water
The soft tissue has decomposed, erasing much of the important information
Most skeletons are incomplete

3. According to the lecture, which of the following is NOT a problem with using mummies for constructing a history of human health?
They are geographically limited
They do not span a long range of different times
All mummies are female

4.Dental calculus is also known as
Coprolites
Milligrams
Tartar

5.Dental calculus has allowed researchers to better understand all of the following EXCEPT
Bacteria from the respiratory system
Commensalism bacteria from the nasal passage
Bacteria that lives in the heart

6.What does the lecturer hope can be learned from the history of human health and disease?
How pathogens evolve and why they continue to make us ill
The reason why humans have dental calculus
How the shape of teeth explains what humans decide to eat