The Components of Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. People living in coastal regions around the world enjoy the beach. It does not matter what country you visit, when you go to the beach you will find people using it in similar ways: surfing, playing in the water, building sand castles and playing games. This similar use of beaches that one can enjoy around the world is known as _____.

Question 2 2. Why do Christians believe they are offered salvation?

Question 3 3. As a symbol of ideals of the American people, the American flag is treated with great respect. In this sense, it could be considered a secular example of _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a written form common in the Middle East?

Question 5 5. Why is Animism NOT considered a religion?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following systems of ethics and moral responsibilities do Hindus believe in?

Question 7 7. How do the written languages from the East and written languages from the West differ?

Question 8 8. Referring to an elevator as a lift is an example of what?

Question 9 9. All of the following statements about language are true, EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. A _____ always entails some type of act, while a _____ may include an act, idea or thing.

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Question 11 11. What do we call a variation in a language that involves the use of different word choices, spellings, and pronunciations?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about Jewish identity is TRUE?

Question 13 13. How would you describe the everyday routines of our daily lives, such as getting dressed and brushing our hair?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is one of the Five Pillars of Islam?

Question 15 15. Why are some nontheistic religions also called 'ethical religions'?

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Question 16 16. Anya's grandmother is from Mexico, she treasures a silver and turquoise bracelet that her grandmother gave her. This piece of jewelry is an example of a(n):

Question 17 17. Why doesn't sociology attempt to judge or disprove religious doctrine?

Question 18 18. The idea that people from different cultures will observe and make decisions about the environment differently is known as _____.

Question 19 19. The ideas and beliefs that express what a culture is are described as _____.

Question 20 20. Which type of religious organization is the most integrated into the larger society?

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Question 21 21. The acute accent which is placed over certain letters in French words to indicate the correct pronunciation is an example of which of the following?

Question 22 22. If you were an Animist, which of the following might you believe about a deceased relative?

Question 23 23. Mentifacts are _____.

Question 24 24. How is Shamanism connected to Animism?

Question 25 25. Why are sects often confused with cults?

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Question 26 26. How are the Torah and the Christian Bible similar? How are they different?

Question 27 27. All of the following can lead to conflicts between religious groups, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. Which group of traits is an example of a culture complex?

Question 29 29. The people from a small village in a remote area of Arizona have produced a new, distinctive genre of music. How would this music be described from a cultural perspective?

Question 30 30. Why do Jews practice circumcision?

The Components of Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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