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Intro to Anthropology: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Cyrus II considered a benevolent king by the Persians?

Question 2 2. Typically in a reconstructed family, the children:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is FALSE about wilderness areas?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is not a Gothic artist?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 6 6. What are the small components (monomers) that make up the large DNA polymer?

Question 7 7. Nebuchadnezzar II unified his empire by doing all of the following EXCEPT

Question 8 8. In early justice systems, which of the following functions did laws NOT serve?

Question 9 9. What is defined as the set of learned behaviors and beliefs that characterize a people group?

Question 10 10. Why was having a justice system important to the advancement of early civilization?

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Question 11 11. Which type of excavation is occurring when large horizontal areas of land are opened up in order to uncover single time period artifacts close to the surface?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is not a characteristic of poverty?

Question 13 13. Who performed the experiment that proved semi-conservative DNA replication was correct?

Question 14 14. In working to create a sustainable forest area, a forestry service should avoid which practice?

Question 15 15. Which is the strand that serves as the template for transcription?

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Question 16 16. For the Assyrians, what purpose did cylinder seals serve?

Question 17 17. Which of these is NOT true of the Ngatatjara people?

Question 18 18.

The mutagen 2-aminopurine looks like adenine (A) but can shape-shift to look more like guanine (G).

Deduce the class of mutagen involved in the above and the base pair change that could take place after a few rounds of DNA replication?

Question 19 19. The unseen spiritual force that exists in all of nature is known as _____.

Question 20 20. In primal religions, a shaman _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following forces is LEAST likely to cause a new species to arise in a population?

Question 22 22. Why were heroes so important for the Greeks?

Question 23 23. In the equation for the inbreeding coefficient, what does F sub A represent?

Question 24 24. According to Tylor, survivals are

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the best term to describe the policy in which one nation or region aims to politically dominate another nation?

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Question 26 26. Consider a population of fish where the length of a given fish's dorsal spine is determined by a single gene, which is defined by two different alleles. The dominant A allele encodes a long dorsal spine and the recessive a allele encodes a short dorsal spine. The fish is diploid and reproduces sexually. If the number of AA individuals is 500, the number of Aa individuals is 200, and the number of aa individuals is 300, then is this population in equilibrium? Why or why not?

Question 27 27. If a human has forty-six chromosomes, what is the maximum number of chromatids that could be found in a cell in a normal human body?

Question 28 28. What objects did Sumerians use to create signatures on clay?

Question 29 29. Which of these is an example of an intensive pastoral system?

Question 30 30. What material was the Standard of Ur made from?

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Question 31 31. If the cell of a diploid organism (2n = 6) undergoes meiosis, how many different chromosome homologs are present in each daughter cell at the end of meiosis I?

Question 32 32. If Sedimentary Layer A occurs above Sedimentary Layer C and Sedimentary Layer B is below Sedimentary Layer C, which of the following is the correct order of the layers (from oldest to youngest)?

Question 33 33. Which of these is true of a pastoralist society?

Question 34 34. The experiments of Nilsson-Ehle involving wheat plants were an example of which genetic relationship?

Question 35 35. The cultural and social patterns of speech variation within a culture are known as a culture's

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Question 36 36. Which of the following is an example of a cash crop?

Question 37 37. Comparing collective culture and individual culture, which of the following is the main difference in love relationships?

Question 38 38. Which of these best describes the differences between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation?

Question 39 39. Which of these is an example of a prehistoric archaeological find?

Question 40 40. Lares were believed to be _____.

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Question 41 41. Which factor in modernization involves pricing that is the result of supply and demand, and competition between private businesses?

Question 42 42. What is the study of how historical views and interpretations change over time?

Question 43 43. Which of the following terms is used to describe the time required for a quantity to fall to half of its starting value?

Question 44 44. Cultural determination asserts that

Question 45 45. For literacy to expand and for empires to grow larger, _____.

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Question 46 46. How did Freud's theory differ from Kant's?

Question 47 47. Which of these is true of archaeology?

Question 48 48. How are gene-environment interactions and polygenic traits related?

Question 49 49. Which of the following statements about species is MOST accurate?

Question 50 50. A scientist has observed animals in a particular habitat for some time. She notices that the slowest gazelles tend to fall victim to predators more frequently than faster ones. Over time, she notes that the gazelle herd on average runs faster. She is observing:

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