Anthropology Quizzes & Trivia

To put it simply, anthropology is the study of human kind. In general, how much do you really know about human beings? In some ways, our habits, characteristics, and abilities are still a mystery to us today. Whether you’re an anthropologist or you just took that intro class in high school, this quiz has a little something for everyone to enjoy!

Did you know that there are four separate branches of anthropology? Can you name all four? Do you know what the pre-historic purpose of Stonehenge was? Are you able to give the definition of the word anthropomorphic? If you are, then this quiz is for you! Test just how much you know about the human race and the fascinating cultures that we are grouped into throughout the world and enjoy these fun and enlightening trivia questions.
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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....

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 3467   |  Last updated: Dec 29, 2020
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    What are the four sub-fields of anthropology ?

Quiz to be licensed as a web forensic anthropologist!

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 990   |  Last updated: Jan 20, 2019
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    You can tell the age of a skeleton by looking at the:

There are now four major fields of anthropology: biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and archaeology. Each focus on a different set of research interests and generally uses different...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 1165   |  Last updated: Aug 17, 2020
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    The Study of humankind viewed from the perspective of all people and all times.

This is a practice test I am doing for myself, I mean no copyright infringement and this is just for personal testing of my knowledge.

Questions: 43  |  Attempts: 1410   |  Last updated: Dec 4, 2015
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    The behavior of a dog learning commands shares all the following characteristics with a cultural behavior EXCEPT:

There is a wide variety of words that are common in anthropology class, if one is not keen they may get confused by some of them. The quiz below has a list of terms commonly used in anthropology and if you have been attentive...

Questions: 52  |  Attempts: 195   |  Last updated: Sep 24, 2018
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    What component of cultural anthropology is comparative and focused on building upon  our understanding of  how cultural systems work? 

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Anthropology Questions & Answers

What is it called?
The right answer is Questionnaire. Questionnaire and interview can be confusing since both require a need to answer questions. A questionnaire requires a set of pre-made questions to be asked to the interviewee while an interview can ask questions on
What is the origin of Anthropology and how did it develop from there?
Anthropology is the scientific study of societies past and present, human actions, and humans. Historians often declare that anthropology as a discipline that originated during the Renaissance. It is believed to have developed from other disciplines,
What are the major branches of Anthropology?
There are four major branches of anthropology. Those branches are social-cultural, physical or biological, archaeological, and linguistic anthropology. Though they are all related to anthropology, they differ in what their focus is and what they stud
What does an Anthropologist do?
The career opportunities for an anthropologist are endless. Research projects in this field have focused on a wide array of issues that they have thoroughly tackled. Anthropologists are determined to figure out why things happen. They confront numero
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