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Anthropology 160 Quiz #1 NAME________________________________ Define the following terms (1.5 points each) 1. CULTURE Set of learned behaviors shared by a group of people based on common background 2. ANTHROPOLOGY Scientific study of biological and cultural variation and evolution I also accepted just the study of man – but I prefer the above definition as it is more inclusive Usually took points off if you specified history – since this class is specifically about prehistory! 3. ARTIFACT Anything modified by humans to manipulate the environment 4. FEATURE Represent past events 5. EPISTEMOLOGY The study of how we know what we know 6. OCCAM’S RAZOR/PARSIMONY The concept that the simplest answer is the best answer – to be used when two competing hypotheses appear to be correct 7. ARCHAEOMETRY The application of scientific techniques to understand archaeological questions 8. EMPIRICAL Fact based 9. SCIENCE I was looking for falsifiability here or use of the scientific method 10. PSEUDOSCIENCE Does not use the scientific method 1
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11. Name and define the four subfields of anthropology. (2 points)
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