Anthropology Quiz 2

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

  
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  • 1. 
    What is "enculturation?"

  • 2. 
    What is diffusion?

  • 3. 
    Culture includes our...

  • 4. 
    What are symbols?

  • 5. 
    How do symbols affect culture?

  • 6. 
    How does culture impact biological urges?

  • 7. 
    If you change one aspect of a cultural system then...

  • 8. 
    Maladaptive traits are those that...

  • 9. 
    Culture depends one's ability to...

  • 10. 
    Ethnocentrism is...

  • 11. 
    Describe cultural relativism and its limits.

  • 12. 
    Describe three levels of culture.

  • 13. 
    What are some examples of  biologically based universals?

  • 14. 
    Describe globalization.

  • 15. 
    Describe practice theory.

  • 16. 
    Culture is transmitted through _______.

  • 17. 
    Other animals have culture, T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 
    Culture is ______.
    • A. 

      A. simple

    • B. 

      B. inherent

    • C. 

      C. symbolic

    • D. 

      D. concious


  • 19. 
    Everyone is cultured, not just the elite, T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    Culture is not shared by individuals as members of society, T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    ________ encompasses all aspects of human group behavior.

  • 22. 
    Cultures are _______, patterned systems.

  • 23. 
    Culture can be adaptive or maladaptive, T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    Reliance on cultural means of adaption has (increased or decreased or has not changed) during human evolution.

  • 25. 
    Culture is affected mainly by genes, T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 26. 
    On the positive side, ethnocentrism can contribute to a feeling of social ______ among people.

  • 27. 
    Traits that are _______ are found in every culture.

  • 28. 
    Traits that are _______ are common to several but not all human groups.

  • 29. 
    Traits that are _______ are unique to certain cultures.

  • 30. 
    Nuclear family is an examle of a cultural...
    • A. 

      A. Generality

    • B. 

      B. Universal

    • C. 

      C. Particularity

    • D. 

      D. None of the above.


  • 31. 
    Particularities are increasingly (rare/common) because of _______ ______. (_____, _____ ______)

  • 32. 
    Extensive borrowing or exchange of cultural features when groups have continual first hand contact is?A. GlobalizationB. Cultural diffusionC. AcculturationD. Enculturation
    • A. 

      A. Globalization

    • B. 

      B. Cultural diffusion

    • C. 

      C. Acculturation

    • D. 

      D. Enculturation


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