An Interesting Quiz On Cultural Anthropology!

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An Interesting Quiz On Cultural Anthropology!

Welcome to an interesting quiz on Cultural Anthropology. People have different cultures, and when you choose to study cultural anthropology, you get to cover these cultures in detail and explain the changes they have undergone. Based on the first topics we covered this year, we have produced a test to see just how much you understood and whether you are ready for the finals that are around the corner.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the four sub-fields of anthropology ?
    • A. 

      Cultural , Archaeology, Linguistic, and Civilized anthropology

    • B. 

      Biological , Archaeology, Linguistic, and Cultural anthropology

    • C. 

      Sociological , Psychological, Language, and Cultural anthropology

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    To study all aspects of a culture in order to understand the whole culture is ...
    • A. 

      Funtionalism

    • B. 

      Holyism

    • C. 

      Holism

    • D. 

      Structual functionalism

  • 3. 
    What is learned, and shared behaviors and beliefs ?
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Enthnicity

  • 4. 
    Term saying that culture is similar to biological organisms, in which parts work to support the operation and maintenance of the whole...
    • A. 

      Holism

    • B. 

      Biological Anthropology

    • C. 

      Functionalism

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 5. 
    The perspective that each culture must be understood in terms of the values and ideas of that culture and should not be judge by the standards of another...
    • A. 

      Culture shock

    • B. 

      Cultural relativism

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Subculture

  • 6. 
    Feelings of uneasiness, loneliness, and anxiety that occurs when a person has shifted from one culture to another...
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Cultural relativism

    • C. 

      Culture shock

    • D. 

      Fear of culture

  • 7. 
    The belief that ones ethnic or cultural back group is centrally is centrally important, and all others are measured in relation to one's own...
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      Racism

    • C. 

      Egotistical

    • D. 

      Selifsh

  • 8. 
    Process when a person learns the requirements of culture by which he or she is surrounded, and acquires values and behaviors that are appropriate or necessary of that culture...
    • A. 

      Culture shock

    • B. 

      Exposure

    • C. 

      Enculturation

    • D. 

      Participant observation

  • 9. 
    A first-hand, detailed description of a living culture, based on personal observation ...
    • A. 

      Ethnography

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • C. 

      Ethnology

    • D. 

      Enculturation

  • 10. 
    The study of a particular topic in more than one culture using ethnographic material...
    • A. 

      Ethnography

    • B. 

      Enculturation

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Ethnology

  • 11. 
    What includes two processes: participating, or being part of the people's lives while careful observing.
    • A. 

      Participant observation

    • B. 

      Encentrism

    • C. 

      Applied observation

    • D. 

      Observing

  • 12. 
    The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Family tree research

    • C. 

      Genealogical Data

    • D. 

      Life history

  • 13. 
    An account of the series of events making up a person's life
    • A. 

      Genealogical Data

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      Life History

    • D. 

      Biography

  • 14. 
     A research technique that involves gathering of verbal data through questions or quided conversation between at least two people.
    • A. 

      Discussion

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Interview

    • D. 

      Questionnaire

  • 15. 
    A formal research instrument containing a pre-set series of questions that the anthropologist ask in a face-to-face setting, by mail, or by e-mail.
    • A. 

      Discussion

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Interview

    • D. 

      Questionnaire

  • 16. 
    Research method that emphasizes generating descriptive information
    • A. 

      Qualatative Data

    • B. 

      Quantative Data

    • C. 

      Numeric Data

    • D. 

      Data analysis

  • 17. 
     A research method that ephasizes gathering and analyzing numeric information and using tables and charts when presenting results.
    • A. 

      Qualatative Data

    • B. 

      Quantative Daya

    • C. 

      Numeric Data

    • D. 

      Data analysis

  • 18. 
    Mode of production that includes the gathering of food that is available in nature, by gathering, fishing, or hunting...
    • A. 

      Foraging

    • B. 

      Horticulture

    • C. 

      Pastoralism

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 19. 
    Mode of production that is based on  growing domesticated crops in gardens using simple hand tools...
    • A. 

      Foraging

    • B. 

      Horticulture

    • C. 

      Pastoralism

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 20. 
    Mode of production based on keeping domesticated animal herds and gathering their products such as meat, and milk, for most of the diet ...
    • A. 

      Foraging

    • B. 

      Horticulture

    • C. 

      Pastoralism

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 21. 
    Mode of production that involves growing crops with the use of plowing, irrigation, and fertilizer.
    • A. 

      Foraging

    • B. 

      Horticulture

    • C. 

      Pastoralism

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 22. 
    Egalitarian is composed of ...
    • A. 

      Social systems (bands, tribes, chiefs)

    • B. 

      Social system (cheifdoms, social ranks, or stratified societies)

    • C. 

      Government

    • D. 

      Groups or communities

  • 23. 
    The number of people who could, in theory, be supported indefinitely in a given environment with a given technology and culture.
    • A. 

      People capacity

    • B. 

      Amount available

    • C. 

      Carry capacity

    • D. 

      Limit capacity

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