Mate Choice & Marriage: Factors in the Selection Process


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Which of these is believed to be true of division of labor among genders?

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1. What are defined as qualities found in all cultures?

2. What are defined as acceptable rules of behavior within a society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are universal and unique aspects of mate selection for marriage and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these cultural dynamics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Division of labor between genders
  • Terminology for universal qualities and acceptable behavior within cultures
  • Period in which human children are in total need of a caretaker

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related anthropology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information regarding mate selection and marriage
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define sexual competition and universals

Additional Learning

To learn more about anthropology, review the accompanying lesson Mate Choice & Marriage: Factors in the Selection Process. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define universals as it pertains to cultures
  • Explain what is meant by division of labor as it pertains to gender and marriage
  • Define norms and explain how it pertains to marriage
  • Recognize reasons humans marry from an anthropologic perspective
  • Explain what is meant by sexual competition