Anth Hist & Theory Practice Quiz

72 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

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  • 1. 
    FIRST QUIZ Falsifiablility  is: 
    • A. 

      Created by Darwin, the shift from divine thinking to scientific

    • B. 

      How we gain knowledge

    • C. 

      Created by Popper, if something was false it would be proven false in experimentation

    • D. 

      Created by Plato, stating that if something was false all related theories would be false too.

  • 2. 
    Inductive reasoning is
    • A. 

      Specific to general

    • B. 

      General to specific

    • C. 

      Only used in biology

    • D. 

      Only used in philosophy

  • 3. 
    Deductive reasoning is
    • A. 

      Specific to general

    • B. 

      Used to limit options

    • C. 

      Only used in sociology

    • D. 

      General to specific

  • 4. 
    Internal constraints could include the biases of the professor, donors to a school, and what books are selected for a class.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An example of external constraints would be political and religious, such as the Bush administration defunding federal stem cell research
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Going from divine thought to studying evolution is seen as _________ shift in science.
  • 7. 
    __________ is how we gain knowledge, a philosophy stemming from John Locke.
  • 8. 
    An evidence based way to look at problems is 
    • A. 

      Epistemology

    • B. 

      Replicability

    • C. 

      Empriricism

    • D. 

      Philosophy

  • 9. 
    __________ is replicating a past action or activity
  • 10. 
    John Locke's theories developed before the enlightenment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    QUIZ TWO Who wrote Principles of Geology:
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Lyell

    • C. 

      LaMark

    • D. 

      Morgan

  • 12. 
    Author of Theory of the Earth:
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Morgan

    • C. 

      Marx

    • D. 

      Hutton

  • 13. 
    Louis Henry Morgan was an American evolutionist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Skull measuring has roots in racial science
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Who associated skin color with disease resistance (ex: sickle cell anemia and malaria)
    • A. 

      William Chamber Wells

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Sir James Frazer

    • D. 

      Clark Wissler

  • 16. 
    QUIZ THREE Who wrote Antiquity of Man:
    • A. 

      Hutton

    • B. 

      LaMark

    • C. 

      Lyell

    • D. 

      Wissler

  • 17. 
    Author of Prehistoric times:
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Kroeber

    • C. 

      Boas

    • D. 

      Lubbock

  • 18. 
    "Superorganic" was coined by:
    • A. 

      Spencer, but Darwin was given credit

    • B. 

      Boas, but Kroeber was given credit

    • C. 

      Kroeber

    • D. 

      Hutton

  • 19. 
    The Golden Bough by Sir James Frazer was the first comprehensive study on religious science
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Kroeber is associated with the "mismanagement of resources"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The first person to coin the term "culture area" was O.T. Mason
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Ancient Society was written by:
    • A. 

      Clark Wissler

    • B. 

      Betty Meggers

    • C. 

      Louis Henry Morgan

    • D. 

      Margaret Meade

  • 23. 
    Dr. Plew LOVES Boas
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Culture and Natural Areas of North America was written by:
    • A. 

      Kroeber

    • B. 

      Lowie

    • C. 

      Wissler

    • D. 

      Meade

  • 25. 
    19th Century use of "ethnographic analogy" was pioneered by:
    • A. 

      Boas

    • B. 

      Sir James Frazer

    • C. 

      Sir Ian McKellan

    • D. 

      Pitt-Rivers