TheMidterm - Which type of behavior would most...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Which type of behavior would most appropriately be studied with a random sample of individuals? D. both b and c Of the following, which is not a consequence of intensive agriculture? D. smaller population groups By "market exchange," anthropologists mean B. transactions in which prices are subject to supply and demand, whether or not the transaction takes place in the marketplace. In contrast to cultural ecology, behavioral ecology focuses mostly on what biologists would call A. individual selection. The use of more than one language in the course of conversation is _____________. B. code switching What do archaeologists suggest may have contributed to the decline of the earliest city-states in Mesopotamia, present-day southern Iraq, and southwestern Iran? C. salinization Under the Homestead Act of 1862, how long did a person need to farm a 160-acre piece of land before the federal government would consider that person the owner of the land? B. 5 years ___________ is defined as cultural traits spreading from one society to another. C. Diffusion
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Close to _______ societies have now been described to some extent in the literature of anthropology. C. 2,000 A set of sounds that make a difference in language is a B. phoneme. Of the following economic activities, which has the need for the higher level of technology? D. intensive agriculture ____________ refers to all optional vocal features or silences that communicate. D. Paralanguage As understood by anthropologists, horticulture includes all of the following except D. greenhouses for growing plants. About ___________ of the world's people speak Indo-European language. C. 50% Explaining a cultural feature by saying it is "traditional" D. is unsatisfactory because it is a tautology. To study a society in depth, anthropologists decided that they would have to perform __________ in order to record valuable ethnographies. A. participant observation
Background image of page 2
Among horticulturalists C. individuals almost always make all their own tools. __________ is the analysis of the relationship between a culture and its environment. C. Cultural ecology A ________ is a group of people who occupy a particular territory and speak a common language. C. society What did Elizabeth M. Brumfield discover about the standard of living of local people after the Aztec Empire had absorbed them? C. There was little improvement. Historical linguists reconstruct changes that have occurred A. animals. __________ argued that those in political power were able to shape the way accepted truths were defined. C.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course ANTHRO 100 taught by Professor Drover during the Summer '11 term at Golden West College.

Page1 / 13

TheMidterm - Which type of behavior would most...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online