Quiz For Chapter 1 Of The anthropology Book "Mirror For Humanity"

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Mirror For Humanity Quizzes & Trivia

The first chapter of Mirror for humanity gives us an introduction on what anthropology, what it involves and what we are expected to know by the end of the book. Do you understand chapter one? Take this quiz to be sure just before we start on chapter 2. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Anthropology?
  • 2. 
    List the five main types of adaptation anthropologists are concerned with.
  • 3. 
    What are some problems with racial classification?
  • 4. 
    _____ is the process by which organisms cope with environmental forces and stresses.
  • 5. 
    Food production was developed approximately _________ years ago.
  • 6. 
    Ratherfthan assign racial classes it is more productive to _______ the ______. (two words, separated by a comma)
  • 7. 
    When analyzing the differences between physical appearances of people it is useful to consider ancestry, natural selection, and _____ for skin color, ______ for bone structure, and _____ ______ for embryonic developement. (3 answers separated by commas)
  • 8. 
    The primary determinant of skin color is
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      Folic acid

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

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