Anthropology Final-- Part 3-4

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Questions from Anthropology quizzes 3 and 4. Use to study for the final exam.

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Question 1

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Dalits...
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  • is the literacy program for urban sexworkers in south Asia
  • are the warrior caste among the Yanomami.
  • are the most oppressed social category in India.
  • are an example of an age set

Question 2

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A key difference between caste and social class is...
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  • class divides people in terms of biological relatedness, caste in terms of biological relatedness, caste in terms of social relatedness
  • class divides people in terms of achieved moral purity, caste in socioeconomics
  • caste divides people in terms of socially constructed status such as moral purity, class in socioeconomic terms
  • caste and class are equally forms of achieved status

Question 3

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The passage of initiative 940 in Washington State or the 1950 Constitutional prohibition of untouchability in India, both demonstrate...
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  • that all racist people use the criteria of skin color of skin color to judge others
  • that legislative changes are an important first step in ending discrimination, but that all aspects of culture also need to change
  • that changes in discriminatory behavior are solely based on privileged people replacing achieved status with ascribed status
  • All of these

Question 4

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In the short film 'I'm Dalit' what did the girl aspiring to be a doctor learn in school?
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  • That manual scavenging was associated with disease
  • that her caste was considered polluting to her peers
  • that the Indian constitution guaranteed her equal rights
  • All of these

Question 5

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Privileged members of a society are usually ___ their privilege.
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  • unaware of
  • burdened by
  • consciously promoting
  • all of the above

Question 6

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The concept of clientage, in Bolivia, a sugar cane cutting (zafrero) father is likely to seek a compadre who...
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  • Is his boss 09 'patron'
  • is his best friend from childhood
  • his co-worker
  • is willing to marry his wife if he dies

Question 7

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What is the term for the flawed system of classification, with no specific basis , that uses certain physical characteristics to divide the human population into supposedly discrete groups?
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  • Genotype
  • hypodescent
  • miscegenation
  • race

Question 8

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Anthropologist typically classified groups of people related on grounds other than kinship as
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  • A social group
  • An ethnicity
  • A clan
  • Yanomami

Question 9

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Despite wide teaching about explicit discrimination against Japanese-Americans during the World War II internment,
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  • microagression against Japanese Americans is the prominent suffering caused by racism in Washington State
  • the current ICE detention of DACA residents indicates that history repeats itself
  • the ICE activities in Washington State are best categorized as political ecology
  • naturalization solves ethnic tensions

Question 10

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Despite wide teaching about explicit discrimination against Japanese-Americans during the World War II internment which society is based on sharing of resources to ensure group success and has relatively low hierarchy and violence?
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  • Matriarchal
  • Ranked
  • Stratified
  • Egalitarian

Question 11

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Statistics on gun violence in the US are impaired by the Dickey Amendment but will still observe that the majority of gun deaths are violent towards one's self in the form of suicide
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Disparities explain a Native American woman's experience with breast cancer, if, her living in a rural setting prevented her from getting routine mammography resulting in delayed diagnosis of more advanced stage cancer
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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the theoretical approach discussed in lecture which medical anthropologists understand how political economy structures Health Systems and health is known as...
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  • Epidemiology
  • Interpretive ethnography
  • Critical medical anthropology
  • Holistic approach

Question 14

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Post World Bank president Jim Yong Kim was selected because he brings what skills to managing Global capitalist economic development
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  • training as an M.D.
  • the holistic approach to anthropology
  • Applied experience delivering medicine in developed and developing counrties
  • All of the above, and notably he is not a traditional economist

Question 15

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Medical anthropologist Nancy Schepler-Hughes uncovered a large criminal network engaged in the black market sale of...
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  • women
  • bacteria
  • body parts
  • illegal drugs

Question 16

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When a Kallawaya shaman examined the entrails of a guinea pig, to diagnose the supernatural causation of illness it is called...
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  • determinism
  • geophagy
  • medicalization
  • divination

Question 17

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The Andean Kallawaya is a medical model that looks for imbalance in Soul or fat, this is classified as ___.
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  • humoral
  • chakra
  • ethnobotony
  • boiling energy

Question 18

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anthropological perspective health and illness...
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  • be objectively measured by doctors with the right equipment
  • form of straightforward concept well understood by physicians
  • are stable and unchanging across the world
  • have much variation throughout different cultures and societies

Question 19

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The process of viewing or treating as a medical concern, conditions such as birthing, that were not previously understood as medical problems is called medicalization
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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studying how different cultures use plants in healthcare and curing is known as ...
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  • ecotourism
  • psychotropic
  • phytoplankton
  • ethnobotony

Question 21

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breast milk offers___ which is/are missing from alternative infant foods such as formula
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  • DHA and fatty acids
  • antibodies specific to the maternal enviornment
  • paternity certainty
  • indecent exposure
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