Human Development & Interactions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Carlos' family goes to the Catholic church every Sunday; this is part of their _____ culture.

Question 2 2. What are the two dominant economic systems in the world?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of cultural transmission?

Question 4 4. Which one of the following is NOT a major way in which culture produces social change?

Question 5 5. Although cultural transmission is one of the more significant ways that people acquire information, which of the following is another means of acquiring knowledge?

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Question 6 6. The Comparative Method seeks to explain

Question 7 7. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

Question 8 8. Which of the major perspectives in sociology is most likely to examine social problems such as political arguments between the rich and the poor?

Question 9 9. You are designing a study examining whether different local pronunciations of words change the way people interpret the meaning behind those words. Which sociological theory would you be concerned with?

Question 10 10. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

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Question 11 11. Which one of the following is NOT a way that social change is sent into motion?

Question 12 12. The concept of mind-body dualism has had a lasting impact on our society's way of thinking about ourselves and is an idea present in many religious traditions as well.

Question 13 13. Franz Boas asserted that

Question 14 14. Which of the following options are part of a culture?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is correct?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following questions concerns philosophers exploring personal identity?

Question 17 17. What type of social change is the civil rights movement a good example of?

Question 18 18. What is the main purpose of social institutions?

Question 19 19. Identify the theory that explores how a person's mind and memories tie his or her identity together as a coherent sense of self.

Question 20 20. What is one reason why anthropologists study directed cultural change?

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Question 21 21. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 22 22. Who is considered the Father of American Anthropology?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the term used to describe the way that cultures change over time?

Question 24 24. Anthropology is the study of

Question 25 25. What can result from directed cultural change?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the best term to describe one culture aiming to change another?

Question 27 27. The process of conveying information or knowledge through culture is known as what?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of a family institution?

Question 29 29. Social change is best defined as the transformation of ______ over time.

Question 30 30. When philosophers question persistence, what are they debating?

Human Development & Interactions Chapter Exam Instructions

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