ANT.101, WK1, QUIZ
ANT.101, WK1, QUIZ
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ANTHROPOLOGY 101 Week 1 Quiz Tarasha Hikson Smith Instructor Rachel Grabner July 3 2011 5410448 I httptakeexamhl enUS Time Remaining I 0113737 l l 25843152 15209345 1 I rldbqn1 l False l l l mainCourseMod 1 One of the shortcomings of the theory of historical particularism is Points 1 the emphasis on past societies rather than contemporary ones an emphasis on environmental in uences an emphasis on the signi cance of diffusion My answer Over several years Boas formulated a theory of culture that became knownl as historical particularism Boas rejected using environmental factors to explain the unique characteristics of Paci c Northwest cultures He also downplayed the signi cance of diffusion from other cultures Nowak amp Laird 2010 l 0 1220182276 MultipleChoice l 14 2 Because most known societiesprohibit incest it can be considered Points 1 a religious issue a cultural universal a biologically driven instinct an ethnocentric behavior l 0 1220182279 MultipleChoice 16 3 The value of ethnographic data is based on authentic human relationships established over time Points 1 True if False l 0 1220182281 TrueFalse 4 4 Which of the following is not a part of cultural relativism Points 1 ANTHROPOLOGY 101 Week 1 Quiz Tarasha Hikson Smith Instructor Rachel Grabner July 3 2011 We should view other ways of acting thinking and feeling as just as valid as those of our own culture F This approach requires that the anthropologist search for the rationality of actions and beliefs that I seem puzzling We should not view foreign lifeways as inferior to our own My answer First Cultural relativism if is a moral stance that requires anthropologists to suspend moral and ethical judgments when interacting with a culture different from their own Second cultural relativism is a methodological strategy that allows the anthropologist to pay speci c attention to the uniqueness of a culture Third the strongest meaning of cultural relativism stands in stark opposition to cultural universals We can call this quotepistemological cultural relativismquot because the anthropologist takes the position that cultures are unique and therefore knowledge about different cultures is almost inherently not comparable Nowak amp Laird 2010 1ft o 1220182284 MultipleChoice 12 5 The type of anthropology that provides assistance for the community being studied is Points 1 physical anthropology ifquot historic anthropology 1 action anthropology if linguistic anthropology if 0 1220182287 MultipleChoice 31 6 Interviewing traditional healers and recording their thoughts and feelings as they pertain to illness is an example of gathering quantitative data Points 1 True 1 False if 0 1220182289 TrueFalse i 5 7 The changing American belief from tanned skin being healthy to tanned skin being related to skin cancer is an example of culture being Points 1 normative My answer are surrounded by ideal models of athletic prowess celebrity I status body images career aspirations and so forth Some ideal values are motivating and inspiring while others cause serious dissonance when their prescriptions are opposed to a person39s own moral values Ideal fashion images can distort a person39s body sense leading to chronic psychological problems Nowak amp Laird 2010 cumulative ifquot ANTHROPOLOGY 101 Week 1 Quiz Tarasha Hikson Smith Instructor Rachel Grabner July 3 2011 diffusive if g ifD 0 1220182290 MultipleChoice 11 8 The ethnographic present Points 1 provides a slicethroughtime description if is easier to describe than in the past tense ET makes the reader think the society is like that presently ET avoids having to discuss history if H 0 1220182292 MultipleChoice 30 9 Diffusion means Points 1 cultural traits are expressions of our biology if the environment is responsible for culture change if cultures borrow ideas material items and concepts from each other 1 people are often unwilling to move to new locations 13 ll 0 1220182294 MultipleChoice 4 10 Race has no biological basis but is a cultural construct Points 1 True 1 False ET I 0 1220182296 TrueFaIse 3 Time Remaining l 0113737 Works Cited 1 Nowak B amp Laird P 2010 What is Culture Studying Culture In CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY p Chap 13 San Diego California Bridgepoint Education Inc 4 Nowak B amp Laird P 2010 Cultural Relativisim Studying Culture In CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY p Chap 13 San Diego California Bridgepoint Education Inc ANTHROPOLOGY 101 Week 1 Quiz Tarasha Hikson Smith Instructor Rachel Grabner July 3 2011 7 Nowak B amp Laird P 2010 Normative Standards Ideal Versus Real In CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY p Chap 14 San Diego California Bridgepoint Education Inc
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