Window on Humanity Study Set 1

Anthropology

Quiz 11 :

Making a Living

Quiz 11 :

Making a Living

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Despite differences arising from environmental variation, all foraging economies have shared one essential feature:
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Why do anthropologists question the idea that present-day foragers can be compared to Paleolithic foragers?
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Because nonindustrial economies can have features of both horticulture and agriculture, it is useful to discuss cultivators as being arranged along a cultivation continuum. Which of the following generally occurs in moving toward the more intensive end of the cultivation continuum?
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Which of the following was a characteristic shared by recent foraging communities?
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What is a mode of production?
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Which of the following statements about shifting cultivation is true?
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What kinds of societies are typically associated with slash-and-burn cultivation?
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Which of the following are most characteristic of foragers?
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Intensive agriculture
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Which of the following is NOT characteristic of band-organized societies?
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Which of the following does NOT occur in moving along the cultivation continuum?
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Which of the following is a characteristic of most foraging societies?
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This chapter's description of the San Bushmen's relation to the government of Botswana provides a telling example of how
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What happens as one moves along the cultivation continuum?
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A horticultural system of cultivation is characterized by
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What term refers to the type of pastoral economy in which the entire population moves with their animals throughout the year?
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Which of the following statements about irrigation is FALSE?
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Yehudi Cohen's adaptive strategies
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In which food production system does part of the group's population accompany the herds to distant pastures and the remaining population maintain year-round villages and grow crops?
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In recent times, many foraging groups have been exposed to the idea of food production but have not adopted it. Why?
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