Anthropology teaches us that the biggest differences among human groups result from:
a. geographical origin.
Which of the following statements is correct?
a. There is no such thing as cultural universal
CHAPTER 10 Quiz: CLASS< RACE AND CASTE
Mahatma Gandhi had a great deal of influence on his and other societies because of:
Why is downward mobility hidden in the U.S. media?
d. It does not conform to the American Dream.
Informed consent involves all of the following except:
a. anthropologists must be involved in a dynamic discussion with participants in order to explain the significance of informed consent.
b. individuals should understand the risks and benefits inherent
Which theoretical school of thought focused on presenting objective descriptions of cultures within their historical and
a. cognitive anthropology
b. culture and personality
c. ecological functionalism
d. symbolic anthropology
Chapter 5 :
Agriculture-intensive cultivation; the production of food using the plow, draft animals, and more complex techniques of water
and soil control so that land is permanently cultivated and usually needs no fallow period.
Efficiency-yield per pers
The high productivity and efficiency of the meat-packing industries is primarily made possible by cheap:
a. communication networks.
d. water resources.
Which of the following statements a
ANTHRO CHAPTERS 12 & 13:
Which of the following geographical areas seemed least likely to become a world power prior to 1400?
The Dutch fought for a monopoly on which spices in Java?
c. mace, nutmeg, and clove
CHAPTER 11 Quiz: Religion
To Buddhists, spinning special wheels is a form of:
By what means do people enact their religion?
a. through ritual
What are the three stages in rites of passage?
a. separation, liminal
What is the characteristic mode of exchange associated with ranked societies?
a. generalized reciprocity
b. balanced reciprocity
c. negative reciprocity
d. market exchange
What does it mean to say that tribes are ac
CHAPTER 8 Quiz: Sex & Gender
In many societies, the transition from one social status to another is formalized by:
a. rites of passage.
How would scholars best depict the relationship between womens status and the global
The study of the relationship between language and culture is called:
a. cultural linguistics.
b. historical linguistics.
c. descriptive linguistics.
d. structural linguistics.
Which of the following is not commo
QUIZ 4 ZHUANGZI:
The literary tradition of China is characterized by:
c. an enduring tradition of cultural values represented by a common writing system
Early Chinese writing was developed in the form of:
a. Inscriptions on tortoises
QUIZ 3 RAMAYANA:
Which group is credited for bringing an early form of Sanskirt to India?
In what mode were the essential ancient commentaries (sastras) and rule books (sutras) communicated?
b. oral transmi
QUIZ 2 LYSISTRATA:
Greek tragedy and comedy during the fifth century B.C. were regularly produced at the festivals to honor the god:
_ is traditionally said to have invented tragedy in 534 B.C.
QUIZ 1 GILGAMESH:
The purpose of the first writing was to record imaginative texts that could be regarded as literature.
Writing was first developed in a region known as:
The ancient script made on cla