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