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- CULTURES OF THE PACIFIC ANTHOPOLOGY 1786 Practice Exam 1 DR RICHARD SCAGLION PRACTICE EXAM Part 1 Multiple Choice Mark your answers on the

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CULTURES OF THE PACIFIC DR. RICHARD SCAGLION ANTHOPOLOGY 1786 PRACTICE EXAM Practice Exam 1 Part 1: Multiple Choice. Mark your answers on the computer answer sheet. Be sure to select the best answer. Also, please write your recitation, day, time, and the name of your recitation instructor on the computer answer sheet. [70 points] 1. The movie The Navigators explained that coconut, taro, and breadfruit are: A. native to all of the islands of the Pacific B. important parts of most Pacific islanders’ diets C. collected only by women D. native to South America E. brought to the Pacific by European explorers 2. Coral atolls are most common in: A. Micronesia B. New Zealand C. Melanesia D. Australia E. New Caledonia 3. Margaret Mead went to Samoa at the age of 23 to study: A. how canoes relate to geography B. the impact of different variables on a developing human being at the age of puberty C. how diet is responsible for obesity D. how mass media like television affects our maturation E. conflict and violence between rival tribes of headhunters 4. The first European to note cultural similarities between peoples on different Pacific islands was: A. Charles Darwin B. Franz Boas C. Margaret Mead D. Captain James Cook E. Thor Hyerdahl 5. A ramage is: A. a form of trade between non-Austronesians B. a type of outrigger canoe C. the basic unit of Polynesian social organization D. a Polynesian bride exchange network E. the primary storage facility for crops
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6. The author of Hawai’i and Tales of the South Pacific is: A. Somerset Maughan B. Herman Melville C. James A. Michener D. Robert Louis Stevenson E. Rupert Brook 7. If I lived in Tonga, my society would most likely have: A. no class structure at all B. an egalitarian social organization C. no valued positions at all D. mostly achieved status E. a stratified class structure 8. Which of the following were settled first by Polynesians, before anyone else arrived? A. Hawai’i, Nauru, New Guinea B. Viet Nam, French Polynesia, Tonga C. Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands D. Indonesia, Hawai’i, Fiji E. New Zealand, Cook Islands, Tahiti 9. In the film Fa’a Samoa, which of these was depicted as the Samoan “cash crop”? A. breadfruit B. sago C. masi D. copra E. taro 10. What is Alofa ? A. a type of canoe B. an island in Tuvalu C. compassion, love and concern for others D. the Chambers’s interpreter E. a kind of coconut 11. Speakers of non-Austronesian languages would most likely be found in/on: A. Micronesia B. Polynesia C. Highland Papua New Guinea D. Coastal New Zealand E. American Samoa
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12. Lakena islet, at the northern end of Nanumea Island, does not contain any residential areas. It is crucial to island life, however, because: A. most of the fish cluster in that part of the lagoon.
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course ANTH 1786 taught by Professor Culturesofthepacific during the Spring '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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