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