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AQA A-level Anthropology: Practice & Study Guide

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Use this study guide to prepare to pass the AQA A-level Anthropology exam. These lessons, combined with interactive quizzes, help you prepare to answer the questions on these exams and earn an A-level award in anthropology.
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13 Chapters in AQA A-level Anthropology: Practice & Study Guide

13 chapters in AQA A-level Anthropology: Practice & Study Guide

Ch 1. AQA A-Level Anthropology: Human Beliefs & Behavior {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[64315].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Theory of Evolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium I: Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium II: The Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium III: Evolutionary Agents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[423].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[423].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Natural Selection and Adaptation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Natural Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Genetic Fitness: Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Speciation I: Allopatric and Sympatric Speciation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Speciation II: Prezygotic Barriers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[429].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[429].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Speciation III: Postzygotic Barriers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[430].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[430].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Primates and Human Origin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Biological & Sociocultural Significance of Race Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Controlling & Modifying the Body: Theories & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Culture? - Material and Nonmaterial Culture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Levels of Culture: National, International & Subcultural Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Understanding the Difference Between Society & Culture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Elements of Culture: Explanation of the Major Elements That Define Culture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Cultural Variation: Universalities, Generalities & Particularities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Acculturation: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Acculturation Processes: Substitution, Syncretism, Addition, Deculturation & Origination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26838].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26838].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Cultural Evolution in Anthropology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Cultural Ecology in Anthropology: The Works of Julian Steward Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Understanding Cultural Determination in Anthropology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21268].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21268].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Mechanisms of Cultural Change: Invention, Diffusion & Innovation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Social Dominance Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Social Stratification: Definition, Theories & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Social Status: Caste vs. Class and Social Stratification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Love Relationships: Their Characteristics & How They Develop Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mate Choice & Marriage: Factors in the Selection Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Family and Kinship: Patrilocality, Matrilocality & Neolocality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Kinship Types: Lineal, Collateral & Affinal Kin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Unilateral vs. Bilateral Descent: Definition & Variations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Matrilineal & Patrilineal Descent Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Genealogical Kin Types & Terminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26830].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26830].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Incest, Endogamy & Exogamy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Bride Price, Dowry & Other Economic Marriage Customs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Plural Marriage vs. Monogamy: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Cultural Differences in Divorce Rate and Reason Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Globalization: Definition, Causes & Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Cultural Relativism in Sociology: Definition, Argument & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10945].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10945].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How Globalization Impacts Local Culture & Society Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Population Density Around the World Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29874].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29874].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Human Population: Factors that Affect Population Size Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10338].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10338].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Sparsely Populated World Regions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Population Characteristics of Highly Developed & Developing Countries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Technology Affects Global & Local Cultures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Cultural Relativity, Ethnocentrism & the Rights of Humans Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23256].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23256].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23490].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23490].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Nationalism Impacts World Politics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Nature of Modern Wars & Conflicts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Ethnography? - Studying Cultural Phenomena Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ethnographic Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13926].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13926].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Pros & Cons of Sources for Anthropological Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Role of the Ethnographer as Participant Observer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - People as Subjects in Ethnographic Studies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64360].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Culture by Studying Objects & Artifacts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64361].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64361].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Role of Anthropology in Social, Economic & Political Domains Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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