Social Studies And Anthropology! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Social Studies And Anthropology! Trivia Questions Quiz

This is a trivia questions quiz on Social Studies and Anthropology! If you are an anthropology student, you must have a good understanding of the history of mankind and how they have adapted to the changes around them to survive. Take this interesting quiz and get to see what new things you can learn from this study. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to Cushner, et all the term ___________________ has been defined as a formal, recognized, established and stablized way of pursuing some activity in society
  • 2. 
    The rules of behavior that are part of the ideology of the group, tend to reflect the values of the group and specify those actions that are proper and those that are inappropriate, as well as rewards for adherence and the punishment for conformity.
  • 3. 
    According to Cushner, et all the term social institutions is synonymous to " sets of _________.
  • 4. 
    Ways of bringing up and educating the younger generation so that the society will continue to exist.
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      The family

    • E. 

      Education

  • 5. 
    Ways of worshiping one or more deities.
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      Education

    • E. 

      The family

  • 6. 
    Ways of exchanging goods and services.
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Economics

    • C. 

      The family

    • D. 

      Religion

    • E. 

      Politics

  • 7. 
    Politics
    • A. 

      Ways of exchanging goods and services

    • B. 

      Ways of governing

    • C. 

      Ways of worshiping one or more deities

    • D. 

      Ways of ensuring the survival of children

    • E. 

      Ways of bring up and educating the younger generation so that the society will continue to exist.

  • 8. 
    Describes an ongoing process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through globe-spanning networks of exchange.
  • 9. 
    Selected population characteristics as used in government, marketing or opinion research, or the population profiles used in such research.
  • 10. 
    is a broad concept that deals with human as well as other animal species' usage and knowledge of tools and crafts, and how it affects a species' ability to control and adapt to its environment.
  • 11. 
    Which of Dagget's four sets of specic changes does the following fit into: As we increasingly interact with people from other nations in matters of trade, we also increasingly interact with them politically, and political events occurring in other countries have a much more profound effect on our political agenda than they use to.
    • A. 

      Globalization

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Demographic

    • D. 

      Changing values and attitudes

  • 12. 
    Which of Dagget's four sets of specic changes does the following fit into: Data from the bureau of labor statistics and the IRS indicated that 50% of American workers report income of less than $30,00; 70% report income of less than $50,000 and 90% report income of less than $100,000. Of the remaining 10%, 9.5% report income of less than $500,00 and the top .5% report income between $500,000 and 10 million.
    • A. 

      Globalization

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Demographic

    • D. 

      Changing values and attitudes

  • 13. 
    Which of Dagget's four sets of specific changes does the following fit into: For the first time in 150 years the number of households headed by single adults and unmarried couples is greater than those headed by married couples
    • A. 

      Globalization

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Demographic

    • D. 

      Changing values and attitudes

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not an outcome of the attainment of multicultural awareness/consciousness?
    • A. 

      Choosing to change any personal behavior that is harmful or destructive to him/ herself or to healthy mutually fulfilling relationships with others

    • B. 

      Choosing to adhere to a set of standards and a worldview that places the greatest value in the survival of the fittest, the destruction of one's enemies and winning at all costs.

    • C. 

      Choosing to consciously act to reduce and/or eliminate in him/herself and others conflict based on all forms of prejudice, discrimination, chauvinism and oppression.

    • D. 

      Each one of these is an outcome of attaining multicultural awareness/consciousness

  • 15. 
    A fundamental change in political organization, or in a government or constitution; the overthrow or renunciation of one government, and the substitution of another, by the governed.
    • A. 

      Renovation

    • B. 

      .alteration

    • C. 

      Makeover

    • D. 

      Revolution

    • E. 

      Recovery

  • 16. 
    To restore to an earlier condition, to revive or renew as by repairing or remodeling.
    • A. 

      Recovery

    • B. 

      Makeover

    • C. 

      Renovation

    • D. 

      Revolution

    • E. 

      .alteration

  • 17. 
    The act of making something different
    • A. 

      .alteration

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Renovation

    • D. 

      Recovery

    • E. 

      Makeover

  • 18. 
    ____________ implies a willingness to try and understand why people think and feel differently from you. It means the capacity to treat such people with dignity.
  • 19. 
    ____________ is defined as a sympathetic consciousness  of another's  distress  together  with  a  desire  to alleviate it.  
  • 20. 
    ___________, though a necessary first step in the process of accepting and embracing human difference is just that, a first step
  • 21. 
    Low _____________ feeds on negative messages and thoughts characteristic of destructive self criticism.
  • 22. 
    According to the article, Transformation Creaing Context, Pt 1, transformation is evident in the ability to reinvent ourselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    According to the article, Transformation Creaing Context, Pt 1, to be a nonjudgmental observer is an acquired skill. It means looking at people without referencing our personal needs and interests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are NOT benefits of nonjudgmental observation.
    • A. 

      The ability to see the world from multiple perspectives

    • B. 

      The ability to observe in specific instances what consequences certain kinds of speech and behavior bring

    • C. 

      The ability to be around people who exhibit all types of behavior without getting upset and losing our serenity or mental and emotional balance.

    • D. 

      None of these are not.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following are NOT skills required to be a nonjudgmental observer?
    • A. 

      Being aware of our own thinking, etc., when observing others

    • B. 

      Acknowledging, then banishing judgmental or self-serving thoughts whenever they occur during the observation.

    • C. 

      Staying in the moment, closely examining what an individual says and does, and noting how speech and behavior may advantage or disadvantage in the attempt to live life.

    • D. 

      On reflection, consolidating your positions and opinions.

    • E. 

      None of these are not

  • 26. 
    According to Purkey, ____________is "the totality of a complex, organized, and dynamic system of learned beliefs, attitudes and opinions that each person holds to be true about his or her personal existence."
  • 27. 
    According to the article, Transformation Creating Context, Pt 1, to be a nonjudgmental observer is an acquired skill. It means looking at people without referencing our personal needs and interests
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    According to the article, Transformation Creating Context, Pt 1, transformation is not evident in the capacity to accept and embrace human difference.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    For some of us, refraining from ___________ others and practicing tolerance and acceptance came only after we hit our proverbial bottom.
    • A. 

      .judging

    • B. 

      Accepting

    • C. 

      Tolerating

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 30. 
    Motivated from those experiences to change our lives.  We were determined not to do to others what was done to us.  This is when we became teachable and learned some hard lessons about
    • A. 

      Judgment

    • B. 

      Acceptance

    • C. 

      Tolerance

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 31. 
    _______________ that others may think, act and believe differently from us and still be good people -- not a threat to us -- is perhaps the most difficult challenge in accepting and embracing human difference.
    • A. 

      Judging

    • B. 

      Accepting

    • C. 

      Tolerating

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 32. 
    The capacity to accept and embrace human difference is built on the____________ that allows us to be with others who think and believe differently than we do and who exhibit all kinds of behavior. 
    • A. 

      Judgement

    • B. 

      Acceptance

    • C. 

      Tolerance

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 33. 
    Reducing and overcoming the compulsion to judge and act in a self-serving manner.
    • A. 

      Judging

    • B. 

      Accepting

    • C. 

      Tolerating

    • D. 

      None of these