Chapter 5: Patterns of Family Relations Test Bank Multiple Choice Questions 1.One way to learn about family norms and cultural values in another society is to: a)watch popular soap operas.b)read articles.c)listen and observe how people interact.d)analyze demographic data.ANS: ATOP: IntroductionLO: Fact 2. In contrast to American soap operas, what is the common focus of Brazilian soapoperas? 3. People with “bilateral kinship” generally: 4.A matrilineal society emphasizes kinship ties to an individual’s: 5.Among the Ju/wasi the basic social group is: a) a husband, wife and their children.b) pairs of related siblings.c) Elderly leaders, all their offspring and their spouses.d) people who own waterholes. 1
ANS: ATOP: Question 5.1LO: Fact 6.In Ju/wasi society, brideservice refers to the: 7.Among the Trobrianders, a "baloma" is a: 8.In the creation myth of the Trobriand Islanders, each dala or lineage originated 9. What is one consequence of the Trobriand kin structure? a)A man has increased concern for his own children.b)A man is responsible for his brother’s children.c)A man’s main interest is in his sister’s children.d)A man is not allowed to see his own children.ANS: CTOP: Question 5.1LO: Fact 10.In rural China, how are kin networks usually structured? 2
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