What is Cultural Anthropology?


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Cultural Anthropology is the study of

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1. Which of these is true of archaeology?

2. Prehistory is the time

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your comprehension of the characteristics of cultural anthropology. Some of the concepts you will need to know about to do well on the quiz include anthropological linguistics and prehistory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Focus of cultural anthropology
  • Definition of prehistory
  • Focus of ethnology
  • Characteristics of archaeology
  • Focus of anthropological linguistics

Skills Practiced

Test your ability to utilize the following skills with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on cultural anthropology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the branches of cultural anthropology
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as anthropological linguistics and prehistory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the type of studies undertaken by an ethnologist

Additional Learning

By completing the lesson called What is Cultural Anthropology?, you can learn additional information about this topic. The lesson includes details that meet the following objectives:

  • Define and identify the characteristics of cultural anthropology
  • Know the three branches of cultural anthropology
  • Identify the focus of archaeology, ethnology, and anthropological linguistics
  • Explain the methods utilized by researchers to study anthropology