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Anthropology Quiz 2

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Quiz for Chapter 2 of Kottak's Mirror for Humanity.

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