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Cultural Anthropology Study Set 1

Anthropology

Quiz 1 :

What Is Anthropology

Quiz 1 :

What Is Anthropology

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The __________ is interested in what people speak about and how they interact conversationally.
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A distinguishing feature of anthropology is the goal of understanding how aspects of human experience such as local history, physical environment, family life, language, settlement patterns, and religion are interrelated. This approach to culture is referred to as __________.
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Anthropology is literally the study of __________.
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The study of how languages change through time and how they may be related is called __________.
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Anthropology is a comparatively young discipline. It was only in the late __________ that anthropologists began to go to live with people in faraway places.
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Which of the following can encompass any of the four main subfields of anthropology?
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How does anthropology differ from other disciplines concerned with humans?
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Because historians rely on written records, they are limited to societies that existed within the last __________ years.
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What are the two broad classifications of subject matter within anthropology?
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Which of the following disciplines would have the greatest overlap with biological anthropology?
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Which type of culture was the traditional focus for anthropologists?
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What proportion of anthropologists today are applied, or practicing, anthropologists?
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Why is it incomplete to simply call anthropology "the study of humans"?
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The anthropological curiosity is primarily interested in __________.
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A cultural anthropologist who spends a year or so living with, talking to, and observing people whose customs he or she is studying is known as a(n) __________.
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What is culture?
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In what way has anthropological research changed over the years?
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What is the difference between a paleontologist and a paleoanthropologist?
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Which subdiscipline is now frequently referred to as simply "cultural anthropology"?
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Prosimians, monkeys, apes, and humans are all members of the order __________.
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