Anthropology Quiz 2

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

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