Chapter 9 Food: Getting It, Growing It, Eating It, And Passing IT Around

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1.   Why have anthropologists traditionally focused so much on the study of foraging groups?
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2.  Big game hunting probably became important:
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3.  Other than the dog, domestic animals begin to appear about:
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4.  Which of the following is NOT a defining characteristic of civilization?
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5.  Which of the following characteristics is NOT typical of foraging societies?
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6.  Which of the following was NOT a New World domesticate?
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7.  For most hunter-gatherer societies, most of the diet comes from:
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8.  Which of the following was NOT a New World domesticate?
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9.  The first animal species to be domesticated was probably:
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10.   Pastoral societies are defined as those that:
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11.  The first evidence for plant domestication is ____________ years old.
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12.  Agriculture, as opposed to horticulture, is found in:
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13.  Which is NOT generally true of horticultural societies?
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14.  Intensive foraging refers to:
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15.  Humans probably began meat-eating as:
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16.  Evidence of the domestic dog goes back to:
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17.   For the San, "insulting the meat" is a means of:
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18.  Foraging societies are egalitarian.  This means that:
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19.  The egalitarian San from the Kalahari of southern Africa have one symbol of differential status.  It is that:
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20.  Which is NOT evidence of early plant domestication?
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21.  The first evidence for plant domestication comes from:
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22.   In the Old World, which species were the earliest to leave evidence of domestication?
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23.  Which is generally NOT true of agricultural societies?
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24.   The first evidence of food production comes from about:
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25.  The division of labor typical among foragers is that:
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26.  Foraging is a synonym for:
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27.  Evidence for the transition to food producing is in all the following forms EXCEPT:
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28.  The Hutterites, with regard to their internal economics, could be considered a ______ society.
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29.  A market system is distinguished by the presence of:
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30.  Which is the most accurate statement about foraging societies?
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31.  A society in which socioeconomic strata are stable and unchanging is a _______society.
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32.   Anthropologist formerly emphasized hunting among hunter-gatherers for all the following reasons EXCEPT:
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33.  Which is NOT a typical feature of horticulture?
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34.  I helped your family move to a new home, so now that I am moving, I expect your family to help me.  This is an example of:
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35.  The term "civilization" refers in anthropology to:
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36.  Many anthropologists distinguish industrial societies from agricultural ones on the basis of:
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37.   Which is NOT a reason for the lateness of domestication in the New World?
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38.  The exploitation of new food sources available in some areas after the final recession of the Pleistocene glaciers 12,000 years ago is known as:
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39.  A society's techniques for acquiring food resources is/are its:
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40.  Which is NOT true of pastoralists?
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41.  Which of the following is NOT an example of redistribution?
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42.  Archaeologist Kent Flannery suggests that farming probably began:
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43.  The farming ideas of the Soviet scientist Lysenko did not work because they were based on:
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44.  Which is most accurate regarding foraging societies in the world today?
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45.  Which is NOT evidence of early animal domestication?
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46.  The form of goods and services distribution among foragers is:
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