Chapter 6 - MultipleChoiceQuiz

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Multiple Choice Quiz Until 10,000 years ago, all human groups had which of the following adaptive strategies? A) agriculture B) foraging C) horticulture D) pastoralism E) reciprocity 2 Which of the following groups is an example of a foraging society? A) Kwakiutl B) Kuikuru C) Samis D) Ifugao E) Basseri 3 What is the basic social unit among most foragers? A) tribe B) clan C) lineage D) band E) totem 4 Which of the following factors of production does horticulture make intensive use of? A) land B) labor C) capital D) machinery E) Horticulture does not make intensive use of any of the above factors of production. 5 Which of the following is commonly found in both horticultural and nonindustrial agricultural  societies? A) irrigation B) use of domestic animals as cultivating machines C) terracing D) use of animal manure as fertilizer E) None of the above are commonly found in both horticultural and nonindustrial  agricultural societies. 6 Horticulture is characterized by which of the following? A) the use of terraces B) shifting cultivation
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C) the use of domestic animals D) irrigation systems E) intensive cultivation 7 Which of the following statements concerning the potlatch is not true? A) The potlatch was practiced by tribes of the North Pacific Coast of North America. B) The groups that practiced the potlatch were agriculturalists. C) Scholars traditionally viewed potlatches as economically wasteful and driven by  irrational desires for prestige. D) Cultural ecology suggests that customs such as the potlatch are cultural adaptations  to alternating periods of local abundance and shortage. E) Potlatching linked villages together in an exchange system that distributed food and  wealth from wealthy to needy communities. 8
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Chapter 6 - MultipleChoiceQuiz

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