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Quiz for Chapter 10

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. ________ refers to all socially transmitted social practices and knowledge systems that are transmitted from one generation to the next.

a) Society
b) Culture
c) Religion
d) Community

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2. What innate complex behaviours do humans lack?

a) displacement activities
b) instincts
c) fixed action patterns
d) mating behaviours

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3. Humans rely on ________ to acquire the culture that enables them to act as humans.

a) motivational forces
b) primitive reflexes
c) social praxis
d) social learning

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4. According to Robert Hollands, more must be done to help non-Native Canadians understand the importance of ________.

a) moving Aboriginals to urban centres
b) teaching Aboriginal languages in Canadian schools
c) preserving Native culture and traditions
d) making reparations to Aboriginals

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5. The content and style of pre-printed stories and poems were closely tied to ________.

a) a written tradition
b) an oral tradition
c) a hybrid tradition
d) a secular tradition

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True or False Questions

1. Culture has come to be seen as a set of mechanisms that humans actively employ on a moment-by-moment basis, and a means by which their reality is actively defined.

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2. Jean L. Briggs was socially isolated and subtly shunned by the Utku.

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3. Values, norms, and expected and allowable behaviour are shockingly similar between different cultures.

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4. At the time of Jean L. Briggs's study, the Utku were mostly self-sufficient and lived largely by hunting and fishing.

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5. Traditional Chinese culture places value on formal education, hard work, and family.

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. Culture is like a ________ or repertoire from which social actors choose different pieces in order to construct different lines of social action.

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2. The Guajiro have a custom known as ________ price.

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3. Briggs's original objective in living among the Utku was to study the social relationships of ________.

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4. Sociologists using the production-of-culture perspective have traditionally focused on the ________ elements of culture.

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5. Canadian society is characterized by extensive ________ diversity in a variety of cultural traditions.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What did Robert Hollands learn from his study of young Mohawks?

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2. What are the implications of sharing a common culture?

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3. What did printing transform?

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4. What is distinct about the Yurok of California's approach to eating?

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5. What did David Harding's study highlight?

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