Cultural Anthropology, Third Edition: Chapter 03

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) based on the European-style industrial city
b) the adoption of the practices and worldview of Western capitalism
c) seen as the rationalization of economic exploitation and political imposition
d) all of the above

Question 2:


a) denying education to Baule women
b) excluding women from the process of economic production
c) teaching Baule men to believe that women were inferior
d) taking political rights away from Baule women

Question 3:


a) the original subjects of colonialism who continue to struggle in neocolonial settings
b) marginalized peoples who possess no national attachments
c) indigenous peoples who have lost their cultural traditions and knowledge
d) nations that have failed to develop capitalist economies

Question 4:


a) the persistence of social and economic ties between former colonial territories to their former colonial rulers
b) the cultural domination of a people by larger, wealthier powers
c) an economic system designed to created capital and profit
d) the political and economic resurgence of formerly colonized peoples

Question 5:


a) state and band
b) chiefdom and state
c) band and tribe
d) composite and patriarchal

Question 6:


a) geographical distribution
b) perceived attributes or deficiencies in various social or cultural categories
c) physical attributes only
d) Darwin’s On the Origin of Species

Question 7:


a) disruptions to the ecosystem
b) the introduction of infectious diseases
c) social and cultural breakdown
d) all of the above

Question 8:


a) were active agents
b) tended to have antagonistic relationships with colonial administrators
c) actively sabotaged the efforts of colonial administrators
d) typically tried to remain neutral intermediaries in colonial settings

Question 9:


a) accepted the concept of unilineal cultural evolution
b) remained relatively unknown in Canadian and American anthropology.
c) believed that cultures needed to be studied in their own historical contexts
d) rejected the idea that cultural borrowing was key element in culture change

Question 10:


a) Aboriginal redemption
b) white man’s burden
c) missionary salvation
d) colonial persuasion

Question 11:


a) contempt
b) fear
c) suspicion
d) dread

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False