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Anthropology Quiz 1

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Quiz for Chapter 1 of the anthropology book "Mirror for Humanity" by Conrad P. Kottak.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Anthropology?
  • 2. 
    List the five main types of adaptation anthropologists are concerned with.
  • 3. 
    What are some problems with racial classification?
  • 4. 
    _____ is the process by which organisms cope with environmental forces and stresses.
  • 5. 
    Food production was developed approximately _________ years ago.
  • 6. 
    Ratherfthan assign racial classes it is more productive to _______ the ______. (two words, separated by a comma)
  • 7. 
    When analyzing the differences between physical appearances of people it is useful to consider ancestry, natural selection, and _____ for skin color, ______ for bone structure, and _____ ______ for embryonic developement. (3 answers separated by commas)
  • 8. 
    The primary determinant of skin color is
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Folic acid

    • D. 

      Vitamin D