Anthropology: Chapter 9

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Question 1:


a) openness
b) duality of patterning
c) context
d) displacement

Question 2:


a) grammar; pragmatics
b) morphemes; adenines
c) phonemes; morphemes
d) syntax; grammar

Question 3:


a) cities to rural areas
b) rural areas to cities
c) the Amazon to Sao Paulo
d) forests to agricultural plots of land

Question 4:


a) metaphors
b) grammars
c) languages
d) syntax

Question 5:


a) French
b) English
c) Acadajonne
d) Pidgin

Question 6:


a) creole
b) syntax
c) ethnopragmatics
d) kinesics

Question 7:


a) proxemic theory
b) linguistic relativity principle
c) linguistic competence theory
d) ethnopragmatic theory

Question 8:


a) heteroglossia
b) discourse
c) oracles
d) sanza

Question 9:


a) not intruding upon Aboriginal cultures and avoiding ethnographic work in such contexts
b) helping to document various languages, especially in relation to how they are used by native speakers
c) collecting artifacts
d) correcting native speakers when their use of particular vocabularies is not “authentic”

Question 10:


a) in an equally competitive manner
b) to avoid competition
c) to form gender hierarchies
d) to form relationships

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