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Anthropology The Human Challenge

Anthropology

Quiz 11 :

Modern Human Diversity: Race and Racism

Quiz 11 :

Modern Human Diversity: Race and Racism

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All of the following are challenges associated with using mtDNA to trace ancestry except:
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What is the importance of ancestry research based on mitochondrial DNA?
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In 2010,the U.S.Congress passed the Fair Sentencing Act to address many years of unfair sentencing carried out in regards to the use of crack cocaine.This social injustice is an example of:
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B

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Which business allows people to trace their mitochondrial DNA back thousands of years?
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The physical extermination of one people by another is called:
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A doctrine by which one group justifies the dehumanization of others based on their distinctive physical characteristics is called:
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Who was Ota Benga?
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Which of the following scientists divided humans into subspecies based on geographic location?
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In a study of the differences between populations of humans,Richard Lewontin found that the total amount of genetic variation between groups is:
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How does the definition of race differ from biology to anthropology?
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Human genetic variation generally is distributed in a continuous range,with varying clusters of frequency.The significance we give our variations,the way we perceive them-in fact,whether or not we perceive them at all-is determined by our:
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Approximately how many people died worldwide due to genocide in the 20th century?
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In Blumenbach's classification of races,light-skinned peoples from Europe and adjacent parts of western Asia and northern Africa were part of which race?
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Which of the following is not a significant characteristic of race?
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Who said "most of what separates me genetically from a typical African or Eskimo also separates me genetically from another average American of European ancestry"?
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German physician Johan Blumenbach divided humans into racial types by:
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Which of the following best describes the hypodescent rule?
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All of the following statements about race and intelligence are correct except:
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The problem with the kinds of definitions of racial groups devised by 18th century Swedish naturalist Carolus Linnaeus is that,besides being ethnocentric:
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One of the strongest scientific critics of racism in the U.S.during the early part of the 20th century was anthropologist:
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