Slu Cultural Anthropology Online Quiz 12

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Quiz on Holtzman pages 71-108


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As reported in an ethnography about the Nuer by Sharon Hutchinson, a woman's response to her son's throwing a brick at her was to
    • A. 

      Throw it back at him.

    • B. 

      Ignore him.

    • C. 

      Be proud of him.

    • D. 

      Be angry at him.

  • 2. 
    T/F Nuer men in Minnesota prefer to marry American women.
  • 3. 
    Like the Gebusi, young male Nuer initiates learn certain taboos and practices with which they must comply after they have been initiated. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a prohibition?
    • A. 

      He must not eat food prepared by an unrelated female

    • B. 

      He must not lick his bowl clean

    • C. 

      He must not chew his food on both sides of his mouth

    • D. 

      He must not eat while others are not eating