Introduction To Sociology & Anthropology And The Study Of Culture

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Anthropology Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Sociology?
    • A. 

      It deals with the study of the patterns and processes of human relations.

    • B. 

      It is the science of society and the social interactions taking place therein.

    • C. 

      It deals with the study of groups.

    • D. 

      The scientific study of patterns of human interaction that deals with the study of group life.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    This area in the study of sociology is concerned with the applicability and usefulness of the principles and theories of group life as bases for the regulation of man's social environment.
    • A. 

      Applied sociology

    • B. 

      Social change and social disorganization

    • C. 

      Sociological theory and method

    • D. 

      Social psychology

    • E. 

      Social organization

  • 3. 
    Which is the main concern of Anthropology?
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Social life

    • D. 

      Man

    • E. 

      Customs

  • 4. 
    A branch of general anthropology which is able to understand how people perceive themselves and the world around them.
    • A. 

      Ethnography

    • B. 

      Archaeology

    • C. 

      Ethnology

    • D. 

      Linguistics

    • E. 

      Social anthropology

  • 5. 
    ______________ are remnants of the past that have organic life which withstood the test of time and forces of nature.
    • A. 

      Artifacts

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Fossils

    • D. 

      Language

    • E. 

      Culture

  • 6. 
    Culture is learned.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    Which of these are a primary example of non-material culture?
    • A. 

      Chips

    • B. 

      Clay

    • C. 

      Lifestyles

    • D. 

      Condominium unit

    • E. 

      Fire

  • 8. 
    Shaking of hands is an example of ________________.
    • A. 

      Norm

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Folkway

    • E. 

      Mores

  • 9. 
    What is your value orientation if you are concerned about projects like "Home for the Homeless Street Children" or "Mission: For the Poor"?
    • A. 

      Achievement and success

    • B. 

      Activity and work

    • C. 

      Moral orientation

    • D. 

      Humanitarianism

    • E. 

      Efficiency and praticality

  • 10. 
    Mores are more adaptable to changing conditions than are laws.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    ________________ refers to the independent development of a culture characteristic in two widely separated cultures.
  • 12. 
    Mode of acquiring culture which may take the form of formal teaching or training which may take place anywhere the individuals finds himself interacting with his fellow humans.
  • 13. 
    This refers to the dysfunctions in, or inability of a given society to adopt a culture immediately as a result of the disparity in the rate of change between the material and non-material elements of the culture.
  • 14. 
    ______________ are norms that are enforced formally by a special political organization.
  • 15. 
    _____________ is the total configuration of institutions that people in a given society share in common.