Some Polygynous Societies Try to Reduce Competition by Practicing Sororal
Some polygynous societies try to reduce competition by practicing sororal polygyny, which is when the co-wives are __________.
B) good friends
C) of similar temperament
D) of very different ages
Of the following forms of marriage, the rarest is __________.
C) the levirate
How common is the neolocal residence pattern practiced by most North Americans?
A) It is very rare, being seen in only about 5 percent of known societies.
B) It is practiced by over half of all known societies.
C) It is fairly uncommon, being found in about one quarter of known societies.
D) It is nearly universal, being found in 99 percent of known societies.
Societies with __________ descent have two rules of descent, each traced through links of one sex only, operating at the same time.