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