Chapter 13 Culture Change: Theories And Processes

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1.  Which of the following is NOT true of the process of diffusion?
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2.  To say that a culture operates as a system means that:
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3.  The wheel was invented in the ancient New World but was only used for children's toys because:
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4.  Revolution:
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5.  The diffusionist school of thought:
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6.  Which is NOT a reason why the school of classical or unilineal evolutionism has been discounted?
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7.  The cargo cults of the South Pacific are examples of:
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8.  The school of thought that proposed that all societies pass through the same series of cultural stages is called:
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9.  In classical or unilineal evolutionism the stage of civilization is characterized by the presence of:
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10.  Edward B. Tyler and Lewis Henry Morgan are associated with:
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11.  In classical or unilineal evolutionism the stage of barbarism is characterized by the presence of:
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12.  Franz Boas is associated with what school of anthropological theory?
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13.  Ways of making and using fire is an example of:
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14.  Which of the following was invented, as opposed to discovered?
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15.  Syncretism is:
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16.  When knowledge of a cultural trait in one society motivates the contrivance of a similar trait it is called:
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17.  The process of diffusion is analogous to what process of biological evolution?
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18.  Acculturation is:
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19.  The Kulturkreise school felt that important cultural innovations:
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20.  Which was NOT a focus of the historical particularism school of thought?
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21.  The process of change that may be thought of as rapid diffusion under the influence of a more dominant society is:
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22.  The process of invention is analogous to what process of biological evolution?
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23.  Only about ______ percent of a society's cultural inventory, on average, is invented within that society.
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24.  The process of change that may be thought of a rapid invention is:
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25.  One group of the diffusionist school thought all important complex cultural items first arose in:
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