Random Anthropology Facts

Random Anthropology Facts

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Allen's Rule states...

that the relative size of protruding body parts tends to increase in warmer climates
that the relative size of protruding body parts tends to increase in colder climates
that the average nose tends to be longer and narrower in areas with lower temperatures.
that the average heartbeat is slower in colder climates.
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Which subcategory of anthropologists participates in ethnography and ethnology?

Linguistic anthropologists
Physical anthropologists
Cultural anthropologists
Biological anthropologists
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What is rapport in anthropological terminology?

A research paper
A life history taken by an ethnographer
Cultural commonalities between the researcher and the culture under research
A good, friendly relationship based on personal contact with informants
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Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativity are...

the same thing
almost opposites
terms used by archaeologists
nonsense words
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Of the following, which term is used to describe the family in which one is born grows up?

Kin family
Family of procreation
Lifetime family
Family of orientation
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When married couples live with the husband's family this social organization is referred to as...

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Which marriage rule establishes alliances among groups?

Caste System
All of the abov
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Polyandry is a form of plural marriage. How is it characterized?

Women have more than one husband
Men have more that one wife
Men have more than one wife from the same family
Men marry both men and women
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Of the following, who is NOT a well-known female anthropologist?

Margaret Mead
Margaret Atwood
Mary Douglas
Ruth Benedict
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Who is cited as the founder of the anthropology of religion?

Claude Levi-Strauss
Emile Durkheim
Sir Edward Burnett Tylor
Sigmund Freud
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