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Cultural Anthropology A Global Perspective

Anthropology

Quiz 15 :

Globalization in the Middle East and Asia

Quiz 15 :

Globalization in the Middle East and Asia

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The term for rural peasants in Egypt is fellaheen.
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The colonization of China in the 19th century was facilitated by the desire of the government to import Western goods and technology.
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Traditionally, a Muslim woman has the same rights to divorce as a man.
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Mao Zedong's "Great Leap Forward" was successful at improving both rural health care and literacy.
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The wearing of the veil and traditional dress is often a political statement for Muslim women.
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Mohandas Gandhi was the leader of an unsuccessful, violent rebellion against the Dutch colonial rule in Indochina.
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One country in Asia that escaped colonization was Thailand.
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Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Mao Zedong ruled China together peacefully as a "Gang of Three" from 1900 to 1980.
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The vast majority of people in the Middle East live in oil-rich countries.
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In spite of industrialization, farming communities in Egypt like Kafr el-Elow have rejected Western clothing, housing styles, and manufactured goods.
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In India, upper-caste families do not bother to raise a large dowry payment.
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Cultural anthropologists link the caste system to Hindu doctrines of karma and reincarnation.
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Polygyny is the most common form of marriage in Islamic societies.
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The population of the People's Republic of China contains approximately 30 percent minorities.
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According to caste ideology, all individuals are equal with respect to ritual purity.
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In Arab societies, the traditional family structure is matrilineal and matriarchal.
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Ho Chi Minh was the leader of the Vietnamese opposition to French rule.
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Mao Zedong and his peasant armies gained control of China in 1949, renaming it the People's Republic of China.
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Unless financially or physically impaired, every Muslim is required to marry.
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The Philippines were colonized by both Spain and the United States.
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