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Nature of Culture & Language Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following are markers in a culture?

Question 2 2. What is assimilation?

Question 3 3. Is the majority culture changed during assimilation, acculturation, both, or neither?

Question 4 4. What is acculturation?

Question 5 5. Anthony was born in the US, but is fluent in Vietnamese. His family members all speak the language, can read newspapers in their native language, and shop at a local Vietnamese supermarket. Is this an example of acculturation or assimilation?

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Question 6 6. Why might a Jivaro warrior shrink the head of his fallen enemy?

Question 7 7. Collectively, all of a group's core beliefs, rituals, traditions, and other customs make up its:

Question 8 8. Which is the best definition of cultural relativism?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is FALSE regarding cultural relativism?

Question 10 10. Which anthropologists argued that one culture cannot be transposed over another because the pieces just won't fit?

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Question 11 11. Jaelle is having difficulty learning his multiplication tables. What cooperative instructional strategy might Jaelle benefit from the most?

Question 12 12. If a teacher is trying to use culturally relevant pedagogy she would most likely use which of the following instructional strategies?

Question 13 13. The bell rings for second period and all of the students stand up, look towards the American flag and begin saying the Pledge of Allegiance. This is an example of

Question 14 14.

New immigrants to the United States need to learn how to blend into the American way of life.

A person making the above statement would most likely be a proponent of

Question 15 15. With regard to religious diversity in the classroom, which of the following is something that a teacher would not do?

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Question 16 16. What is a cultural anthropologist?

Question 17 17. A Kenyan woman might offer up her young daughter for the ritual of female circumcision because:

Question 18 18. All of the following are closely related with the concept of cultural universals, except:

Question 19 19. The following is an example of a cultural universal:

Question 20 20. Different civilizations around the world have been known to practice human sacrifice. This is because:

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Question 21 21. What language has two meanings in its alphabet, one for letters and one for trees?

Question 22 22. Other than changes in vocabulary, how else does culture affect speech?

Question 23 23. Why do Eskimos have so many words for snow?

Question 24 24. What type of relationship do language and culture have?

Question 25 25. How has social media's presence in our culture affected language?

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Question 26 26. A crown and a tiara both represent royalty in many cultures. These are two examples of _____.

Question 27 27. It is the norm for Americans to shake hands with people they meet for the first time. This is most likely an example of a _____.

Question 28 28. Values are _____ standards for what is desirable.

Question 29 29. For years, murder wasn't an official crime in many societies because it was such a heinous act that it ''went without saying'' that it was wrong. This phrase demonstrates a society's _____.

Question 30 30. All of the following choices are components of the language of a culture EXCEPT:

Nature of Culture & Language Chapter Exam Instructions

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