Cultural Evolution Trivia Quiz! MCQ

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  • 1. 
    An example of Rochester MN’s cultural landscape would be _____
    • A. 

      Target

    • B. 

      Chipotle

    • C. 

      Mayo Clinic

    • D. 

      Mcdonalds

  • 2. 
    Cultural Diffusion would best be described as ________
    • A. 

      The spread of one culture from one area to another area

    • B. 

      The alienation of one culture from another

    • C. 

      The combination of one culture and another

    • D. 

      Forgetting your old culture for a new culture

  • 3. 
    A major theme of Varro’s Theory of Human Stages is ______
    • A. 

      The environment

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Spread of the culture

  • 4. 
    Varro’s Theory of the Human Stages is:
    • A. 

      Hunters and Gatherers, Settled Agriculture, Pastoral Nomadism, Commercial Agriculture, Urbanization

    • B. 

      Hunters and Gathers, Commercial Agriculture, Pastoral Nomadism, Settled Agriculture, Urbanization

    • C. 

      Hunters and Gathers, Urbanization, Pastoral Nomadism, Settled Agriculture, Commercial Agriculture

    • D. 

      Hunters and Gatherers, Pastoral Nomadism, Settled Agriculture, Commercial Agriculture, Urbanization

  • 5. 
    Marx believe that _________ would be key to driving cultural changes.
    • A. 

      The environment

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Spread of the culture

  • 6. 
    Marx believed that technology would not continue to raise the standard of living as _______ increased.
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Crime

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Environmental Determinism believes that ________ is what drives cultural changes.
    • A. 

      The environment

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Spread of the culture

  • 8. 
    Challenge-Response theory is:
    • A. 

      The climate has little to no impact on the culture

    • B. 

      Human challenges are what create a strong culture

    • C. 

      The climate can push societies to have a hard working culture or lazy culture

    • D. 

      Technology creates problems which pushes culture forward

  • 9. 
    Which one of these is NOT one of the four factors that determines the success of the diffusion?
    • A. 

      Duration and intensity of the contact

    • B. 

      Technology plays a key role into the expansion

    • C. 

      Similarities between the donor and recipient cultures

    • D. 

      Degree of cultural integration

  • 10. 
    Relocation Diffusion is ______________
    • A. 

      The spread of a trait through the migration of people

    • B. 

      The widespread movement of a cultural trait throughout a culture

    • C. 

      The spread of a trait from one person to another (Top down)

    • D. 

      An idea or innovation based on person-person contact. (Fast expansion)

  • 11. 
    Contagious Diffusion is _____________
    • A. 

      The spread of a trait through the migration of people

    • B. 

      The widespread movement of a cultural trait throughout a culture

    • C. 

      The spread of a trait from one person to another (Top down)

    • D. 

      An idea or innovation based on person-person contact. (Fast expansion)

  • 12. 
    Hierarchical Diffusion is ____________
    • A. 

      The spread of a trait through the migration of people

    • B. 

      The widespread movement of a cultural trait throughout a culture

    • C. 

      The spread of a trait from one person to another (Top down)

    • D. 

      An idea or innovation based on person-person contact. (Fast expansion)

  • 13. 
    Expansion Diffusion is _____________
    • A. 

      The spread of a trait through the migration of people

    • B. 

      The widespread movement of a cultural trait throughout a culture

    • C. 

      The spread of a trait from one person to another (Top down)

    • D. 

      An idea or innovation based on person-person contact. (Fast expansion)

  • 14. 
    Acculturation is ___________
    • A. 

      When someone adopts a new culture and loses their old culture

    • B. 

      When a culture is removed from a society

    • C. 

      When a culture spreads from one society to another

    • D. 

      When a culture combines with another culture

  • 15. 
    Assimilation is ____________
    • A. 

      When someone adopts a new culture and loses their old culture

    • B. 

      When a culture is removed from a society

    • C. 

      When a culture spreads from one society to another

    • D. 

      When a culture combines with another culture

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