Endogamy: Definition & Overview


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Endogamy is also called:

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1. Village endogamy is marriage within a:

2. Lineage endogamy is marriage within a:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Looking at how some groups marry, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the characteristics of endogamy. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what endogamy is also called as well as knowing of what endogamy is a form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Alternate term for endogamy
  • What endogamy is a form of
  • Characteristics of a village endogamy
  • Definition of a lineage endogamy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as village and lineage endogamy
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of a village endogamy and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the alternate term for endogamy

Additional Learning

To learn more about the boundaries for marriage in certain cultures, review the corresponding lesson Endogamy: Definition & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what endogamy is
  • Understand the difference between endogamy and exogamy
  • Describe who practices endogamy
  • Identify the importance of segregation to endogamy
  • Appreciate why some adhere to endogamy