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Anth 100: Other Peoples Worlds Exam Question Examples

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__________ status refers to aspects of social identity assigned at birth.


a) Achieved
b) Ascribed
c) Emic
d) Etic
e) Marginal
Culturally distinct groups of people that occupy a land longer than immigrants or colonizers are known as the
__________ population of that area.
a) colonial
b) settler
c) indigenous
d) national
e) international
__________ aided Anthropology by providing new regions to study, security and demand for Anthropological
knowledge.
a) Historical particularism
b) Salvage ethnography
c) The World System
d) Liminality
e) Imperialism
__________ kin are those related by genetics/blood.
a) Affinal
b) Ambilineal
c) Consanguineal
d) Patrilateral
e) Matrilateral
Ethnocentrism implies
a) understanding a culture from within that culture.
b) taking the time to know and interview an informant.
c) traveling great distances to conduct research.
d) keeping research concentrated and within a small area.
e) interpreting a culture by the standards of ones own cultural values.
The term meaning a culture should be judged by its own terms and not another cultures is
a) enculturationistic
b) ethnocentric
c) cultural relativistic
d) holistic
e) ethnographic
According to lecture, who is considered the father of American anthropology?
a) Bartolem de las Casas
b) Michel de Montaigne
c) Thomas Hobbes
d) Franz Boas
Enthnographers that are concerned with cultural diversity threatened by globalization and westernization call their
field
a) remnant ethnography.
b) historical particularism.
c) salvage ethnography.
d) ethnohistory.
e) ethnoecology.

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Archaeologists study all of the following except


a) material remains/artifacts.
b) dinosaurs.
c) site formation.
d) technology.
e) movement.
Binary oppositions and mediating symbols in myth are the central concern of which of the following theories?
a) cultural ecology
b) unilineal evolutionism
c) structuralism
d) historical particularism
e) cultural constructionism
War among tribal societies
a) always results in numerous deaths.
b) makes warriors automatically higher ranked.
c) is less often formally codified.
d) is fought equally by men and women across cultures.
e) is a form of population control by the government.
Anthropology is literally the study of
a) human history.
b) human population patterns.
c) humans.
d) the products of human societies.
e) mammals.
The extent to which material and social rewards are allocated unequally to individuals, families, and other groups
is referred to as:
a) racism.
b) social inequality.
c) sexism.
d) feminism.
e) egalitarianism.
The use of data from research in anthropology to offer practical solutions to practical problems is called:
a) practical anthropology.
b) environmental anthropology.
c) applied anthropology.
d) political anthropology.
e) problem-based anthropology.
As discussed in lecture, the study of how people interpret their relationship with the environment is referred to as:
a) environmentalism
b) ecology
c) ethnoenvironmentalism
d) ethnoecology
e) ethnopharmecology
The period within a rite of passage when a person is physically or symbolically isolated from both the old and
new group is
a) salinality.
b) rite of aggregation.
c) post-ritual state.
d) liminality.
e) pre-ritual state.
__________ residence is the most common form of marital residence in the United States.
a) Avunlocal
b) Matrilocal
c) Neolocal
d) Patrilocal
e) Ambilocal