Anthropology is basic study of a)Human being b)Community c)Male and female d)None of these Answer:
The sub discipline of anthropology that studies diversity of human behavior in
the past is a)physical
anthropology b)archaeology c)linguistic anthropology d)cultural
The study of the bodies and behaviour of human-like species such as monkeys and
apes is called a)anthropology b)apeology c)primatology d)archaeology Answer:
The field of anthropology that studies cross-cultural knowledge and use of
plants is called a)ethnobotany b)forensic
anthropology d)there is no such
Students who major in anthropology can make a living in which career(s)? a)teaching b)business/consulting c)government/policy d)all of the above Answer:
Which of these is NOT part of the anthropological perspective? a)cross-cultural
study b)ethnocentrism c)holism d)cultural
The perspective that all aspects of a culture must be studied in interconnection
with each other is a)holism b)cross-cultural
study c)glocalization d)cultural
The written description of a culture that an anthropologist produces from
his/her research is called a)ethnocentrism b)ethnicity c)ethnocide d)ethnography Answer:
The attitude that you can understand or judge another culture in terms of your
own culture is called a)cultural
anthropology c)ethnocentrism d)ethnoculturalism Answer:
Who said “Ideas about race, culture and people-hood or ethnicity have long
served to orient anthropology’s inquiries ….” a)Eric R. Wolf b)Magnus Hundt c)Otto Casmann d)Bartholins Answer:
Word Anthropology first appeared in Renaissance Germany in the works of a)Magnus Hundt b)Otto Casmann c)Bartholins d)Both a & b Answer:
Who defined l’anthropologie as follows: Anthropology, that is to say the
science that treats of man, is divided ordinarily and with reason into Anatomy,
which considers the body and the parts, and Psychology, which speaks of the
soul. a)Bartholins b)Étienne Serres c)Charles Darwin d)Paul Broca Answer:
Name the neurosurgeon who had taken an interest in the pathology of speech a)Bartholins b)Étienne Serres c)Charles Darwin d)Paul Broca Answer:
Who defined anthropology as “the science of the nature of man”? a)Waitz b)Étienne Serres c)Charles Darwin d)Paul Broca Answer:
Cultural anthropology in particular has emphasized a)cultural
relativism b)holism, c)Use of findings
to frame cultural critiques d)All of these Answer:
In Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries, the British tradition of
__________ tends to dominate. a)Social
anthropology b)biological or
physical anthropology; c)cultural
anthropology d)None of these Answer:
In the United States, anthropology has traditionally been divided into the four
field approach developed by _______ in the early 20th century: a)Franz Boas b)Étienne Serres c)Charles Darwin d)Adam F. Kollár Answer:
Ethnology term coined and defined by a)Étienne Serres b)Charles Darwin c)Adam F. Kollár d)Franz Boas Answer:
Kardiner in his study of relationship between culture and personality is a)Present
personality c)Basic personality d)All of the above Answer:
In nature a mode or strategy for survival is known as a)An association b)Artificial
selection c)An adaptation d)Adaptive
Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead, are students of
a)Morgan b)E.B Taylor c)Franz Boas d)None of these Answer:
In the case of skeletalized human remains, which of the following features is not of
potential use in making a personal identification? a)Bone disorders b)Dentition c)Tattoos d)Surgical implants Answer:
One of unique aspects of cultural anthropology is a)spending long
periods living in the communities they study b)The use of
questionnaires in their fieldwork c)The collection of
quantitative behaviour data d)Subjecting people
to laboratory experimentation Answer:
Which of following kin term systems distinguishes between cross and parallel
cousins a)Hawaiian b)Eskimo c)Sudanese d)Iroquois Answer:
Egoistic, special type of suicide presented by Emile Durkheim spring from a)Excessive
individualism c)Over migration
with group d)None of these Answer:
Which of following kinds of work would applied anthropology include? a)Cultural resource
anthropology c)Ethno botany d)All of the above Answer:
Medical anthropology is a study about? a)Health b)Disease c)Mental health d)All of the above Answer:
Biological anthropology includes study of a)Non-human
primates b)Fossil record of
human evolution c)Human variation d)All of the above Answer:
Who are leaders in economic, military, political, and religious affairs? a)King b)Big man c)Chiefs d)Political leader Answer:
Research is usually use in field of a)Biology and
chemistry b)Math’s and
physics c)Sociology and
anthropology d)Urdu and English Answer:
In caste society groups of persons engaged in specific occupations and
characteristics which is called a)Impurity b)Purity c)Clean d)None of these Answer:
Feminist anthropologists shows that there is no difference a)with women and
girl b)Men and boys c)Women and men d)None of these Answer:
Term used to refer to biological maximum number of birth is a)Sex ratio b)Fertility c)Fecundity d)Natural increase Answer:
Systems are ones in which kinship group membership and inheritance passes
through female line a)Matrilineal b)Patrilineal c)Matriarchy d)Patriarchy Answer.
Cultural ecology process of a)Human nature b)Human Adaptation c)Human behaviour d)Human made
Sociology should relinquish every attempt at discovering origins and forms of
evolution a)Aristotle b)Karl Marx c)Claude Levi
Strauss d)Herbert Spenser Answer.
Humans to transform themselves from plant and dead animal in Africa to a truly
global species behavior patterns and knowledge by people as members of a
society a)Culture b)Tradition c)Way of living d)None of these Answer.
Mode of production that includes gathering of food that is available in nature,
by gathering, fishing, or hunting a)Foraging b)Horticulture c)Pastoralist d)Agriculture Answer.
Davis’s work focused on issues of personality development, childhood
socialization, and educational testing of intelligence in a)1940 b)1950 c)1930 d)1941 Answer.
Who presented that capitalism is the product of one sect of Christianity? a)Max Weber b)Karl Max c)Emile Durkheim d)Spenser Answer.
Social class position in a true ?open class? structure is based upon in which a)Ascribed criteria b)Race c)Family position d)Achieved criteria Answer.
Applied anthropology make somewhat greater use of a)Qualitative
method c)Both A and B d)None of these Answer.
Process by which cultural traits spread from one group or society to another is
called a)Folkways b)cultural
diffusion c)counter culture d)cultural
What is definition of a literate person? a)A person who can
read b)A person who can
read and write c)A person who can
only write d)None of these Answer.
Which of following factors would come under term of diversity?? a)Gender b)Socio-economic
background d)All of these Answer.
Enculturation is process by which a)Culture is
reduced b)A child learns
his or her culture c)A culture is
transformed d)Culture becomes
Applied anthropology falls into categories which are a)4 b)2 c)1 d)5 Answer.
Another component of radical ecology is a)Ecofeminism b)Ecology c)Ethnocentrism d)All of the above Answer.
A family consisting of step relations is called a)Plural family b)Joint family c)Extended Family d)Compound family Answer.
Movement of people between positions on different levels a)Traveling of
groups from one place to another b)Participation in
the cultural activities of modern age c)Migration from
rural to urban areas d)Social Mobility Answer.
Clifford Geertz characterized culture as a)A process of
enculturation b)A biological
necessity c)A set of control
mechanisms and behaviour d)only partially
Principle of descent in which people think of themselves related to both their
mother’s kin and their father’s kin at same time is called a)Bilateral descent b)Unilateral
descent c)Double descent d)Parallel descent Answer.
Social structure of a society is network of a)Institutional
Relations b)Value system c)Traditions d)Compliance to
All human societies have exchange institutions whereby goods and services are
transferred from one local group to another is called a)Business b)Exchange system c)Trade d)Market place Answer.
A verities of language traditionally, term was applied to regional dialects but
applied to verities of particular social groups are called a)Mother toung b)National Language c)Languages d)Dialects Answer.
Crime is learned in Associations who said this a)Paul H. Norton b)Edwin Sutherland c)Wright Mills d)George Simple Answer.
Process by which individuals are socially attached to their parents are called a)Assimilation b)Affine c)Filiations d)None of these Answer.
Feminist anthropology is study of a)Male b)Both Male and
Female c)Women and women’s d)Genders Answer.
As identified in “Shamanism,” current popular and self-help movements with
connections to shamanism include all of following except a)Elitism b)New Age c)Neo-shamanism d)Self-actualization Answer.
Stratified samples fall under a)Probability
sampling design b)Non-Probability
sampling design c)Multi-stage
sampling design d)None of these Answer.
Phenomena when educated and highly skilled people emigrate to a new country,
their home country loses, is referred as a)Chain migration b)Life-time
migration c)Brain Drain d)Mover Answer.
Problem solving process began? a)Clarification of
the situation b)Establishment of
alternatives c)Identification of
the difficulty d)Isolation of the
Symbolic anthropology was also a reaction against a)materialism and
Marxism b)Material and
economic c)symbols and
mental d)None of these Answer.
Cultural anthropology to understand human ecology and adaptation was introduced
by a)Julian steward b)Malinowski c)E.B Taylor d)Morgan Answer.
A women who shares a husband with one or more other women in a polygynous union
are called a)Co-friend b)Co-women c)Co-wife d)None of these Answer.
A property given by a family to its daughter upon marriage for benefit of her
new conjugal household is a)Gift b)Dowry c)Give and take d)Gift Answer.
Symbolic anthropology can consider as a reaction to a)Structuralism b)Actions c)Culture d)None of these Answer.
All human societies have exchange institutions by goods and service are
transferred from one place to another is called a)Distribution b)Redistribution c)Business d)Trade Answer.
Best known as an ethnographer are a)Jane Goodall b)Dian Fosse c)Margaret Mead d)Farley Mowat Answer.
Concept alienation was first introduced by a)Max Weber b)Karl Marx c)August Comte d)C.W. Mills Answer.
Gerontology is study of a)Human beings b)Special groups c)Aged and aging d)All of these Answer.
Totem symbolized the a)Culture b)Community c)Society d)People Answer.
Anthropology is best way for a)Seminor b)Presentation c)Field work d)None of these Answer.
Which anthropologist indicates about ethnographic fieldwork? a)Margaret Mead b)Napoleon Chagnon c)Charles Darwin d)Bronislaw
Anthropology is study of a)Natural things b)Archeology c)study about human
beings d)Study about
Which one is a basic institution for socialization of children? a)School b)Religion c)Family d)Community Answer.
Biological characteristics distinguishing male from female is called a)Heterosexuality b)Gender c)Sex d)Homosexuality Answer.
Sociolinguistics came to be called by a)Mother toung b)Language and
culture c)Hymes d)all of the above Answer.
Male bias or tendency to underestimate or ignore female perspective is a)Gender b)Androcentrism c)Male and Female d)None of these Answer.
Applied anthropology as currently practiced in a)Pakistan b)China c)America d)Japan Answer.
How does anthropology differ from other social sciences such as economics and
sociology a)Anthropology is
holistic and integrative in its approach. b)The other social
sciences are holistic and integrative in their approach c)Anthropology
specialize in the workings of specific systems d)Anthropology is
more important Answer.
Economic growth will keep pace with population growth only if there is a)Available acreage b)Improved
technology c)Motivation to
achieve d)None of these Answer.
What term we usually use specifying that children are in kin group of their
father, and not their mother a)Patriarchy b)Matrilineal c)Patriliny d)Patrilocal Answer.
--------------------is a discipline, which serves the infinite curiosity about
human beings. a)cultural
anthropology b)anthropology c)social
anthropology d)ethnology. Answer.
The establishment of Asiatic society of Bengal in---------------- a)1774 b)1770 c)1775 d)1776 Answer.
Mana is a ------------------- term meaning Power a)french b)melanesian c)greek d)latin Answer.
The term magic has been derived from the --------------- word a)greek b)latin c)french d)polynesian Answer.
The Polynesian term taboo means a)custom b)tradition c)prohibition d)forbidden Answer.
------------------------- are the part-time religious practioners and mostly
females a)sorcerer b)medium c)priest d)shaman Answer.
---------------- family formed by the agglomeration of nuclear family units or
parts of them a)compound b)composite c)group d)polygamous Answer.
----------------- is the marriage where a bridegroom is allowed to stay in the
bride’s house, a few days before the marriage. a)marriage by trial b)marriage by
intrusion c)marriage by
purchase d)marriage by
------------------- have considered religion as a product of the evolutionary
development of human brain. a)sociologists b)psychologists c)anthropologists d)philosophers. Answer.
-------------------- found sacred part and profane part in supernatural field. a)frazer b)durkheim c)spencer d)tylor Answer.
Animism is the earliest concept towards the religion forwarded by ---------------------- a)tylor b)malinowski c)radcliff brown d)durkheim Answer.
Mana is a ------------------ term meaning Power a)french b)latin c)melanesian d)greek
The term magic is derived from the --------------- word ‘magi’ means secreat
deeds. a)latin b)french c)greek d)melanesian Answer.
------------------------ is a malevolent practice with the help of the spirits. a)witch craft b)practioner c)shaman d)sorcery Answer.
A ------------------ is usually a part-time male specialist. a)shaman b)sorcery c)witch craft d)priest.
------------------- is used as synonym of shaman a)sorcerer b)witch doctor c)priest d)shaman Answer.
The ----------------- term taboo means forbidden a)polynesian b)french c)greek d)latin Answer.