Culture And Anthropology Trivia

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Culture And Anthropology Trivia

Culture is considered a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies. Test your knowledge on this beautiful area.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The branch of comparative anthropology and semiotics  that seeks to define the heuristic concept of culture in operational and/or scientific terms is called how?
    • A. 

      Culture theory

    • B. 

      Anthropology

    • C. 

      Cultural anthropology

    • D. 

      Cultural studies

  • 2. 
    The study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies is called how?
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Anthropology

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Sociology

  • 3. 
    What is the name of a scientific discipline concerned with the biological and behavioral aspects of human beings, their related non-human primates and their extinct hominin ancestors?
    • A. 

      Linguistic anthropology

    • B. 

      Social anthropology

    • C. 

      Biological anthropology

    • D. 

      Cultural anthropology

  • 4. 
    What is the name of an interdisciplinary study of how language influences social life?
    • A. 

      Social anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural anthropology

    • C. 

      Biological anthropology

    • D. 

      Linguistic anthropology

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the branch of anthropology that is distinguished from subjects such as economics or political science by its holistic range and the attention it gives to the comparative diversity of societies and cultures across the world?
    • A. 

      Social anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural anthropology

    • C. 

      Biological anthropology

    • D. 

      Linguistic anthropology

  • 6. 
    What is the name of a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans?
    • A. 

      Biological anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural anthropology

    • C. 

      Social anthropology

    • D. 

      Linguistic anthropology

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the study of meaning-making, the study of sign process and meaningful communication?
    • A. 

      Cultural studies

    • B. 

      Sociology of culture

    • C. 

      Semiotics

    • D. 

      Heuristic

  • 8. 
    What is the name of an anthropology branch that concerns the systematic analysis of culture, usually understood as the ensemble of symbolic codes used by a members of a society, as it is manifested in the society? 
    • A. 

      Cultural studies

    • B. 

      Cultural behavior

    • C. 

      Cultural anhtropology

    • D. 

      Sociology of culture

  • 9. 
    What is any approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery that employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect, but sufficient for the immediate goals?
    • A. 

      Heuristic

    • B. 

      Semiotics

    • C. 

      Cultural behavior

    • D. 

      Cultural studies

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the behavior exhibited by humans that is learned?
    • A. 

      Sociology of culture

    • B. 

      Cultural behavior

    • C. 

      Cultural studies

    • D. 

      Cultural anthropology