Cultural Anthropology, Third Edition: Chapter 10

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) sacrifice
b) exhortation
c) physiological exercise
d) meditation

Question 2:


a) taboo
b) mana
c) prayer
d) exhortation

Question 3:


a) is a rite of passage for young Huichol men
b) provides the resources needed to hunt deer and grow maize
c) represents the union of mind, body, and emotion
d) involves only emotional and psychological experiences

Question 4:


a) helps the Azande understand why certain events happen
b) is avenged through punishment and retribution
c) involves powerful witches that target victims out of malice
d) beliefs are regarded as taboo

Question 5:


a) originates from religion centered on orthodoxy
b) is closely tied to a capitalist economy
c) emphasizes the individual responsibility and agency of every citizen
d) all of the above

Question 6:


a) Metaphorical entailments
b) Metonymy
c) Societal metaphor
d) Revitalization

Question 7:


a) should start with the informant’s account of what exists and what does not
b) always involves an element of the supernatural
c) should be based mostly around beliefs, not actions
d) is dictated by spiritual leaders

Question 8:


a) Religion
b) Witchcraft
c) Mana
d) Magic

Question 9:


a) semantic
b) subjective
c) summarizing
d) elaborating

Question 10:


a) Societal
b) Organic
c) Key
d) Technological

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

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