Chapter 4 Vocabulary - Culture

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Chapter 4 Vocabulary - Culture - Quiz

Choose the best answer for each of the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The sum total of the knowledge, attributes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
    • A. 

      Hearth

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Material culture

    • D. 

      Custom

  • 2. 
    Cultural traits such as dress, diet, and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies.
    • A. 

      Popular culture

    • B. 

      Hearth

    • C. 

      Non-material culture

    • D. 

      Local culture

  • 3. 
    The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.
    • A. 

      Non-material culture

    • B. 

      Hearth

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Material culture

  • 4. 
    The beliefs, practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people.
    • A. 

      Non-material culture

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • D. 

      Material culture

  • 5. 
    A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples. An urban hierarchy is usually involved, encouraging the leapfrogging of innovations over wide areas, with geographic distance a less important influence.
    • A. 

      Local culture

    • B. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • C. 

      Folk culture

    • D. 

      Hearth

  • 6. 
    The area where an idea or cultural trait originates.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Hearth

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Popular culture

  • 7. 
    The process through which people lose originally differentiating traits, such as dress, speech particularities or mannerisms, when they come into contact with another society or culture. Often used to describe immigrant adaptation to new places of residence.
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Authenticity

    • D. 

      Commodification

  • 8. 
    Practice routinely followed by a group of people.
    • A. 

      Non-material culture

    • B. 

      Authenticity

    • C. 

      Neolocalism

    • D. 

      Custom

  • 9. 
    The process by which cultures adopt customs and knowledge from other cultures and use them for their own benefit.
    • A. 

      Cultural appropriation

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      Ethnic neighborhood

    • D. 

      Hearth

  • 10. 
    The seeking out of the regional culture and reinvigoration of it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world.
    • A. 

      Neolocalism

    • B. 

      Commodification

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Cultural landscape

  • 11. 
    The process through which something is given monetary value. It occurs when a good or idea that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought and sold is turned into something that has a particular price and that can be traded in a market economy.
    • A. 

      Reterritorialization

    • B. 

      Distance decay

    • C. 

      Commodification

    • D. 

      Time-space compression

  • 12. 
    The effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction.
    • A. 

      Distance decay

    • B. 

      Cultural landscape

    • C. 

      Ethnic neighborhood

    • D. 

      Commodification

  • 13. 
    With respect to popular culture, when people within a place start to produce an aspect of popular culture themselves, doing so in the context of their local culture and making it their own.
    • A. 

      Diffusion routes

    • B. 

      Placelessness

    • C. 

      Reterritorialization

    • D. 

      Glocalization

  • 14. 
    The visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape. The layers of buildings, forms, and artifacts sequentially imprinted on the landscape by the activities of various human occupants.
    • A. 

      Placelessness

    • B. 

      Cultural landscape

    • C. 

      Folk-housing region

    • D. 

      Commodification

  • 15. 
    Defined by geographer Edward Relph as the loss of uniqueness of place in the cultural landscape so that one place looks like the next.
    • A. 

      Cultural landscape

    • B. 

      Glocalization

    • C. 

      Reterritorialization

    • D. 

      Placelessness

  • 16. 
    The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes.
    • A. 

      Hearth

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Glocalization

    • D. 

      Assimilation

  • 17. 
    The spatial trajectory through which cultural traits or other phenomena spread.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Diffusion routes

    • C. 

      Material culture

    • D. 

      Glocalization

  • 18. 
    Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings traditions, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities.
    • A. 

      Hearth

    • B. 

      Folk culture

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Material culture

  • 19. 
    Group of people in a particular place who see themselves as a collective or a community, who share experiences, customs, traits, and who work to preserve those traits and customs.
    • A. 

      Material culture

    • B. 

      Authenticity

    • C. 

      Placelessness

    • D. 

      Local culture

  • 20. 
    In the context of local cultures or customs, the accuracy with which a single stereotypical or typecast image or experience conveys an otherwise dynamic and complex local culture or its customs.
    • A. 

      Local culture

    • B. 

      Neolocalism

    • C. 

      Authenticity

    • D. 

      Glocalization

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