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Exam 3 - Exam3 Question 1 The term"barter is used to refer...

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Exam 3 Question 1 2 out of 2 points The term "barter" is used to refer to: Selected Answer: the direct exchange of one commodity for another Correct Answer: the direct exchange of one commodity for another Question 2 2 out of 2 points A number of factors have been implicated in the origin of chiefdom societies. Which of the following is NOT one of these factors? Selected Answer: development of a complex writing system for record keeping Correct Answer: development of a complex writing system for record keeping Question 3 2 out of 2 points
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Large-scale, bureaucratic empires that organized and controlled wide-ranging territories included: Selected Answer: the Mayan and Aztec empires that ruled over millions of people Correct Answer: the Mayan and Aztec empires that ruled over millions of people Question 4 0 out of 2 points One of the most significant causes of warfare among tribal horticulturalist societies is: Selected Answer: conflicts over ideological differences Correct Answer: acquisition of land Question 5 2 out of 2 points A foraging society depends on __________ for food.
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Selected Answer: wild resources Correct Answer: wild resources Question 6 2 out of 2 points The potlatch feasts of the Northwest Coast societies are usually interpreted as a form of: Selected Answer: redistributional exchange Correct Answer: redistributional exchange Question 7 0 out of 2 points Like band societies, tribal societies:
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Selected Answer: do not have any political organizations, only kinship groupings Correct Answer: have decentralized political systems in which authority is vested among a number of individuals, groups, and associations Question 8 2 out of 2 points The term "gerontocracy" refers to governance by: Selected Answer: a group of village elders Correct Answer: a group of village elders Question 9 2 out of 2 points Archaeologists and historians have found that most chiefdom societies:
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Selected Answer: occupied areas that were rich in natural resources and conducive to producing a surplus Correct Answer: occupied areas that were rich in natural resources and conducive to producing a surplus Question 10 2 out of 2 points In contrast to Paleolithic hunting-and-gathering societies, contemporary band societies exist only in: Selected Answer: marginal environments Correct Answer: marginal environments Question 11 2 out of 2 points A society that is organized into moieties (a terminology derived from the French) has a particular social organization that structures it into:
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Selected Answer: equal halves with specific functions Correct Answer: equal halves with specific functions Question 12 0 out of 2 points In most tribal societies, rules of descent, marriage, and residence are: Selected Answer: strictly enforced and rarely changed Correct Answer: flexible and often subject to lengthy discussion and negotiations Question 13 2 out of 2 points Individuals who cultivate land for their basic subsistence while paying tribute to a ruling elite are called:
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