Anthropology Quiz 2

32 Questions  I  By LeighD on September 26, 2010
Quiz for Chapter 2 of Kottak's Mirror for Humanity.

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