The Candid Test On Anthropology 1102-012 Quiz 9

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If you are on the lookout for a series quizzes to help you in your anthropology finals look no further. The test below is the ninth in the series of tests is aimed at keeping your memory fresh and ensuring you pass your finals. Give it a try and keep an eye out for the tenth one.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does ego stand for in a depiction of a kinship system?
    • A. 

      The sense of distinct individuality that is present in any society

    • B. 

      The emotional attachment felt by the people who use the system

    • C. 

      The point of reference used to determine who gets called by what term

    • D. 

      The boundary between one's kin group and “outsiders"

    • E. 

      A gender-free way of reckoning kinship

  • 2. 
    In a bifurcate merging kinship system, which of the following would be called by the same term?
    • A. 

      F and MB

    • B. 

      M and MZ

    • C. 

      MB and FB

    • D. 

      FZ and MZ

    • E. 

      FZ and MB

    • F. 

      B = Brother, D = Daughter, F = Father, M = Mother, S = Son, Z = Sister

  • 3. 
    What makes up ego's nuclear family of orientation?
    • A. 

      Ego's parents and siblings

    • B. 

      Ego's spouse and offspring

    • C. 

      Ego's extended family

    • D. 

      Ego's lineal kin

    • E. 

      Ego's collateral kin

  • 4. 
    What kind of kinship is most common in the contemporary United States?
    • A. 

      Matrilateral kinship

    • B. 

      Bilateral kinship

    • C. 

      Patrilateral kinship

    • D. 

      Collateral kinship

    • E. 

      Generational kinship

  • 5. 
    In kinship analysis, what does the distinction between descent groups known as lineages and those as clans refer to?
    • A. 

      Descent is always achieved

    • B. 

      How individuals define and think about relationships of decent is culturally universal

    • C. 

      Only in lineages do members descend from an apical ancestor

    • D. 

      A lineage uses demonstrated descent while clans use stipulated descent

    • E. 

      Members of lineages do not like to rely on their memory to know who their ancestor is

  • 6. 
    What term refers to the kind of descent in which people choose the descent group that they join?
    • A. 

      Neolineal

    • B. 

      Patrilineal

    • C. 

      Ambilineal

    • D. 

      Matrilineal

    • E. 

      Bilineal

  • 7. 
    Which of the following belongs to ego's patrilineage?
    • A. 

      MB

    • B. 

      MF

    • C. 

      BD

    • D. 

      ZS

    • E. 

      M

    • F. 

      B = Brother, D = Daughter, F = Father, M = Mother, S = Son, Z = Sister

  • 8. 
    In a lineal system of kinship terminology, which of the following pairs would be called by the same term?
    • A. 

      M and FZ

    • B. 

      M and MZ

    • C. 

      FB and MB

    • D. 

      FB and FZ

    • E. 

      F and FB

    • F. 

      B = Brother, D = Daughter, F = Father, M = Mother, S = Son, Z = Sister

  • 9. 
    What is another name for a person's “in-laws”?
    • A. 

      Family of orientation

    • B. 

      Affinal relatives

    • C. 

      Consanguineal relatives

    • D. 

      Collateral relatives

    • E. 

      Lineal relatives

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the family in which a child is raised?
    • A. 

      Family of procreation

    • B. 

      Family of orientation

    • C. 

      Family of nucleation

    • D. 

      Family of exasperation

    • E. 

      Family of perspiration

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