Influential Anthropologists & Their Contributions

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Which anthropologist is best known for advocating the theory of structuralism?

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1. Ruth Benedict would have been most likely to advocate:

2. What shift did Franz Boas help make in anthropology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Going through the quiz and worksheet helps you figure out how much you know about anthropologists who made a significant impact on the world. Some of these people include Ruth Benedict and Franz Boas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Thanks to these tools, you can check your knowledge of:

  • Another career that Zora Neale Hurston is known for
  • An important thing for a symbolic anthropologist
  • Person responsible for moving forward the theory of structuralism
  • What Ruth Benedict would have been an advocate of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on famous anthropologists
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the job titles of Zora Neale Hurston
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on Frank Boas' contributions to anthropology

Additional Learning

Keep learning about these people thanks to the lesson, Influential Anthropologists & Their Contributions. Use this lesson to look over more details about:

  • Definition of anthropology and cultural relativism
  • Contributions of Margaret Mead
  • What symbolic anthropology looks at
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