Anthropology

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Anthropology important questions

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A word whose 'name' is the opposite of another
A
synonym
B
antonym
C
homonym
D
anonymous
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements is true of minor supernatural beings?
A
They are not spirits, gods, humans, or other natural beings.
B
They can do things that are beyond the abilities of humans.
C
They often have a "trickster" role.....they fool people, do outlandish things, and disappear.
D
all of these
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The biological suborder containing "humans," apes, and monkeys
A
anthropoidea
B
anthropology
C
philanthropist
D
misanthrope
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which are examples of nonverbal communication? (Choose 3)
A
facial expressions
B
gestures
C
eye contact
D
Both (A), (B), (C)
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Unlike animatism, animism is a belief in:
A
an impersonal power that is viewed as an "it" rather than a "he" or "she" with human-like characteristics
B
supernatural beings that may have recognizable human-like characteristics and personality.
C
the existence of supernatural phenomena
D
none of these
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following describes human agency?
A
the ability or potential to bring about change through action or influence
B
the ability of a dominant group to create, consent, and agree within a population without the threat of force
C
the capacity for people to act on their own will
D
the presence of, or support for the presence of, several distinct cultural or ethnic groups within a society
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Type of archaeology involves working on sites before development projects that may threaten a site.
A
Cultural Resource Management
B
Prehistory
C
Human Resources
D
Primatology
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following best describe how anthropologists primarily learn new information about humans?
A
field work
B
laboratory experiments
C
reading travelers accounts
D
none of the above
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
People within a culture are united by:
A
common interests and views
B
food and clothing
C
being made to conform
D
religion
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
It refers to a group or community which shares common experiences that shapes the way its members understand the world.
A
Politics
B
Society
C
Political Science
D
Culture
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The studies of past and present human forms or the biological human forms. What field of Anthropology is being described?
A
Physical Anthropology
B
Cultural Anthropology
C
Natural Anthropology
D
Historical Anthropology
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is historical particularism?
A
idea attributed to Franz Boas that cultures develop in specific ways because of their unique history
B
the principle of regarding the beliefs, values, and practices of a culture from the viewpoint of that culture itself.
C
the belief that one's own culture or way of life is normal and natural; using one's own culture to evaluate and judge the practices and ideals of others
D
the systematic study of people and cultures. It is designed to explore cultural phenomena where the researcher observes society from the point of view of the subject of the study
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Archaeologists dig in the earth forremains of the past. They never know what they will find. They oftendiscover ....., or objects made by people.
A
artifacts
B
totems
C
fossils
D
geodes
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. It is important to be creative in the qualitative research and in ethnography
  2. There are more bones in the hands and feet than all of the other bones combined.
  3. Nails are not a good item to provide a time framework.
Which of the following is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 1, 3
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is a hominid?
A
an animal that has horns
B
A creature that stands upright and walks on 2 legs
C
humans that sing in harmony
D
a creature that walks on 4 legs like a horse
There are 15 questions to complete.