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