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Ged 210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 3 Examination

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GED 210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 3 Examination
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1. The most important belief underlying the practice of having a widow marry one of her brothers-in-law is that:
• her family should not have to return the bride price
• the rights of the deceased husband must be preserved
• all men should have more than one wife
• widows should never have to live alone

2. The most common form of polyandry is ________, in which brothers share a wife.
• risk taking
• sibling polyandry
• fraternal polyandry
• levirate

3. When a married couple goes to live in the house of the brother of the husband’s mother, the post-marital residence pattern is referred to as:
• avunculocal
• matrilocal
• patrilocal
• fratrilocal

4. In most tribal societies, rules of descent, marriage, and residence are:
• flexible and often subject to lengthy discussion and negotiations
• strictly enforced and rarely changed
• known only to village elders, who are consulted whenever a decision must be made
• unconscious, and therefore defined mostly by outsiders (such as ethnographers)

5. In general, divorces are most common among societies that are:
• patrilineal and patrilocal
• matrilineal and matrilocal
• organized into bilateral descent groups
• polyandrous and avunculocal

6. Deborah Gewertz, who has re-examined Mead’s interpretations of the Tchambuli (Chambri), arrived at the conclusion that:
• Chambri women are among the most aggressive in all human societies
• Mead’s interpretations failed to take specific historical circumstances into account
• Chambri men were submissive due to frequent defeats in warfare
• cultural values do not influence gender roles...


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