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Homework Help: Cultural Anthropology 101

Posted by mandy on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 6:59pm.

Theocracies are: (Points : 1)
9A)****determined by the religious beliefs of the society.
based on the accumulation of wealth by individuals.
a group of elected officials.
are sanctioned by Big Men.

2. Chiefs within chiefdoms generally gained their positions: (Points : 1)
by elections.
by conquering a people.
(C)****by inheritance.
there is too much variation between cultures to come up with a generalization.

3. In pastoral societies womenís sexuality is controlled in a variety of ways, including restricting their movements. (Points : 1)
(A)**** True

4. With Pastoralists, the patterns of movement are not random but cyclical. (Points : 1)

5. Grazing lands among pastoralists are usually: (Points : 1)
(A)**** highly productive lands that could be used for agriculture.
owned by individual families.
located within a dayís walk from peopleís farming territories.
owned communally.

6. Horticultural societies are commonly matrilineal / matrilocal but, MOST pastoral societies are patrilineal / patrilocal. (Points : 1)

7. Which environment is least likely to be inhabited by pastoralists? (Points : 1)
(A)**** grasslands
tropical forests

8. One factor limiting the distribution of pastoralists is: (Points : 1)
the inability of the animals to adapt to diverse environments like humans can.
the reluctance of cultivators to allow pastoralists entrance to their territories.
(C)**** that herding is less productive way of using land in areas suitable for cultivation.
the scarcity of suitable pasture lands.

9. Which position of leadership is an ascribed position? (Points : 1)
Big Men

10. An etic perspective of kula exchanges would be: (Points : 1)
it allows people from different islands to interact with each other.
it raises the prestige of the chiefs.
****(C)it provides an opportunity for the trade in food and other resources providing materials unavailable in peopleís home islands.
it allows men to meet their future wives.

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