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Anthropology Quiz 2

32 Questions  I  By LeighD
History Quizzes & Trivia
Quiz for Chapter 2 of Kottak's Mirror for Humanity.

  
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1.  Culture is not shared by individuals as members of society, T/F?
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B.
2.  Other animals have culture, T/F?
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B.
3.  Traits that are _______ are found in every culture.
4.  On the positive side, ethnocentrism can contribute to a feeling of social ______ among people.
5.  Particularities are increasingly (rare/common) because of _______ ______. (_____, _____ ______)
6.  Maladaptive traits are those that...
7.  Culture is ______.
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8.  Culture is transmitted through _______.
9.  Culture depends one's ability to...
10.  Describe practice theory.
11.  Everyone is cultured, not just the elite, T/F?
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B.
12.  How does culture impact biological urges?
13.  Traits that are _______ are common to several but not all human groups.
14.  What are some examples of  biologically based universals?
15.  Describe three levels of culture.
16.  Extensive borrowing or exchange of cultural features when groups have continual first hand contact is?A. GlobalizationB. Cultural diffusionC. AcculturationD. Enculturation
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17.  What are symbols?
18.  Reliance on cultural means of adaption has (increased or decreased or has not changed) during human evolution.
19.  Nuclear family is an examle of a cultural...
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20.  Traits that are _______ are unique to certain cultures.
21.  Describe globalization.
22.  ________ encompasses all aspects of human group behavior.
23.  Ethnocentrism is...
24.  Cultures are _______, patterned systems.
25.  Culture includes our...
26.  Culture can be adaptive or maladaptive, T/F?
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B.
27.  If you change one aspect of a cultural system then...
28.  Culture is affected mainly by genes, T/F?
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29.  How do symbols affect culture?
30.  What is "enculturation?"
31.  Describe cultural relativism and its limits.
32.  What is diffusion?
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