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

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