Arq 4.1

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Culture Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of a group of people, is a
    • A. 

      Custom.

    • B. 

      Popular culture.

    • C. 

      Habit.

    • D. 

      Taboo.

    • E. 

      Character trait.

  • 2. 
    A repetitive act performed by an individual is a
    • A. 

      Custom.

    • B. 

      Popular culture.

    • C. 

      Habit.

    • D. 

      Taboo.

    • E. 

      Character trait.

  • 3. 
    Jeans provide a good example of material culture that is adopted by a number of different societies. They are also an example of
    • A. 

      Punk culture.

    • B. 

      Popular culture.

    • C. 

      Folk culture.

    • D. 

      White-collar culture.

  • 4. 
    In contrast to folk culture, popular culture is more likely to vary
    • A. 

      From place to place at a given time.

    • B. 

      From time to time at a given place.

    • C. 

      Both from place to place and from time to time, in equal measure.

    • D. 

      Neither from place to place nor from time to time.

    • E. 

      Only in more developed countries.

  • 5. 
    In contrast to folk culture, popular culture is typical of large and
    • A. 

      Homogeneous groups.

    • B. 

      Heterogeneous groups.

    • C. 

      Groups living in isolated rural areas.

    • D. 

      Groups that have little interaction with other groups.

    • E. 

      Groups of specialists.

  • 6. 
    Folk cultures are spread primarily by
    • A. 

      Contagious diffusion.

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion.

    • C. 

      Relocation diffusion.

    • D. 

      Stimulus diffusion.

    • E. 

      Epidemic diffusion.

  • 7. 
    One significant impact of popular culture is to
    • A. 

      Create a more varied and less uniform landscape.

    • B. 

      Promote the diffusion of folk culture.

    • C. 

      Modify the physical environment.

    • D. 

      Spread through relocation diffusion.

    • E. 

      Diffuse at the expense of globalization.

  • 8. 
    Based on what you have read about globalization, you could surmise that the main effect of modern communications on social customs has been to
    • A. 

      Preserve folk cultures, by increasing awareness of their uniqueness.

    • B. 

      Stimulate the diffusion of folk cultures around the world.

    • C. 

      Increase the similarity of social customs in different locations.

    • D. 

      Have little effect on the diffusion of social customs.

    • E. 

      Slow the rate of change.