Window on Humanity Study Set 1

Anthropology

Quiz 2 :

Culture

Quiz 2 :

Culture

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Why does this chapter on culture include a section that describes similarities and differences between humans and apes, our closest relatives?
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Which of the following statements about culture is true?
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Which of the following statements about enculturation is FALSE?
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Culture can be adaptive or maladaptive. It is maladaptive when
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What process is most responsible for the existence of international culture?
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Which of the following statements about culture is FALSE?
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People must eat, but culture teaches us what, when, and how to do so. This is an example of how
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Anthropologist Clifford Geertz defined culture as ideas based on cultural learning and symbols. What is a symbol?
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What does it mean to say that humans use culture instrumentally?
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Which of the following is a mechanism of cultural change?
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People in the United States sometimes have trouble understanding the power of culture because of the value that American culture places on the idea of the individual. Yet in American culture,
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What do anthropologists mean when they say culture is shared?
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Which of the following LEAST explains the existence of cultural generalities?
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All of the following are evidence of the tendency to view culture as a process EXCEPT
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What are cultural particularities?
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The human capacity for culture has an evolutionary basis that extends back perhaps 3 million years. This date corresponds to
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Something verbal or nonverbal that stands for something else is known as a
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Regarding human capacity for culture, anthropologists agree that
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Which of the following is a cultural generality?
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Many human traits reflect the fact that our primate ancestors lived in trees. These traits include all of the following EXCEPT
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