GACE Behavioral Science: Family & Kinship Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these statements is NOT true?

Question 2 2. Which of these is an example of an affinal kin?

Question 3 3. What is defined as a system of descent that affiliates a person to a kin group through either men or women, but not both?

Question 4 4. What type of descent system traces all the members of its culture's kinship through only men?

Question 5 5. In a matrilineal descent system in which Peter and Mary have children, whose clan would their children belong to?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a principle of social stratification?

Question 7 7. Which type of kinship is defined as an individual's family through marriage?

Question 8 8. What is defined as a system of descent in which an individual's kin membership is traced through women?

Question 9 9. In the country of Nod, the citizens are ranked into a hierarchy based on their height. This system is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. Which of these is defined as a system in which a married couple lives with or very near to the woman's parents?

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Question 11 11. What is defined as an animal or a part of nature used as a means of group identification?

Question 12 12. Which of these would be an example of lineal kin?

Question 13 13. Which of these is defined as a system in which a married couple lives separately from the kin of both spouses?

Question 14 14. Anthropologically speaking, a clan is

Question 15 15. What is defined as a system of descent in which an individual's kin group or clan membership is traced through men?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is an example of a nuclear family?

Question 17 17. John's position in the class hierarchy was ascribed to him at birth with no change possible. John lives in _____.

Question 18 18. In _____ social system, the daughter of a dock worker can obtain a higher status after receiving her medical degree.

Question 19 19. What is defined as the tracing of kinship through both parents' ancestral lines?

Question 20 20. Which type of kinship is defined as an individual's siblings and their sibling's descendants?

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Question 21 21. What type of household consists of more than one couple and their offspring residing together?

Question 22 22. Which of these is defined as a descent group that is divided into two distinct groups?

Question 23 23. Speaking in anthropological terms, what is defined as a social or economic unit that consists of at least one parent and their children?

Question 24 24. What is defined as the kinship system in which descent is traced through only one gender?

Question 25 25. What type of household consists of a single parent or a couple residing with their unmarried children?

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Question 26 26. Which of these descent systems is most common in the Western world?

Question 27 27. Which of these is defined as a system in which the married couple lives with or very near the husband's mother's brother?

Question 28 28. In a caste system, which of the following is NOT determined for members at birth?

Question 29 29. Which of these is defined as a system in which a married couple lives with or very near to the man's parents?

Question 30 30. A culture that traces kinship only through woman is known as

GACE Behavioral Science: Family & Kinship Chapter Exam Instructions

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