Chapter 1 Doing Anthropology: Defining The Discipline

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 660

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Anthropology Quizzes & Trivia

This is a practice test I am doing for myself, I mean no copyright infringement and this is just for personal testing of my knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Hutterites were founded in?
    • A. 

      Western Canada

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 2. 
    The Hutterites were part of the Anabaptist movement which advocated?
    • A. 

      A State Religion

    • B. 

      Communal Living

    • C. 

      Adult Baptism

    • D. 

      Anti-Christian Ideals

  • 3. 
    The Hutterites could be described as "communistic."  This means they?
    • A. 

      Are politically affiliated with the former Soviet Union

    • B. 

      Hold leftist political views

    • C. 

      Believe in the communal ownership of property

    • D. 

      Are considered subversive by the U.S. and Canadian Governments

  • 4. 
    The Hutterites are genetically isolated, which means they?
    • A. 

      Are a different race

    • B. 

      Are a different species

    • C. 

      Are kept in separate living areas

    • D. 

      Tend to marry only other Hutterites

  • 5. 
    The Hutterites could be considered conservative in all EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Mode of dress

    • B. 

      Religious views

    • C. 

      Acceptance of farming technologies

    • D. 

      Modern conveniences like television

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is true of the Hutterite population?
    • A. 

      It is now rapidly decreasing

    • B. 

      It numbers about 450

    • C. 

      It has a birth rate about that of North America in general

    • D. 

      It has grown extremely rapidly in the last 130 years

  • 7. 
    The Hutterites place a high value on all EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Contact with the outside world

    • B. 

      Literacy

    • C. 

      Keeping track of genealogical relationships

    • D. 

      Adhering to religious traditions

  • 8. 
    Which subfield of anthropology is concerned with humans as a biological species?
    • A. 

      Physical Anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural Anthropology

    • C. 

      Linguisitic Anthropology

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 9. 
    Which subfield of anthropology is concerned with explaining the behavior variation among human societies?
    • A. 

      Physical Anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural Anthropology

    • C. 

      Linguisitic Anthropology

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 10. 
    Which subfield of anthropology is concerned with the human communication system?
    • A. 

      Physical Anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural Anthropology

    • C. 

      Linguisitic Anthropology

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 11. 
    Which subfield of anthropology is concerned with the reconstruction past cultural systems?
    • A. 

      Physical Anthropology

    • B. 

      Cultural Anthropology

    • C. 

      Linguisitic Anthropology

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 12. 
    Social welfare issues, legal and crime matters, health issues and preservation of cultural resources are all examples of?
    • A. 

      Biological Anthropology

    • B. 

      Applied Anthropology

    • C. 

      Cultural Anthropology

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 13. 
    To say that anthropology is holistic means that it?
    • A. 

      Contributes to many other disciplines

    • B. 

      Overlaps and draws from the studies of many other disciplines

    • C. 

      Looks for interrelationships among the parts of its subject

    • D. 

      Studies the whole human species

  • 14. 
    Field work is?
    • A. 

      The main activity of the anthropologist

    • B. 

      Required of all anthropological research

    • C. 

      Only carried out in non-Western societies

    • D. 

      The data-collection and hypothesis-testing aspect of anthropology

Back to Top Back to top