Ant 101 Quiz

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1.Question :Qualitative research is the use of numerical data and statistics to understand human behavior.

Student Answer: True
False

Instructor Explanation:This material is covered in section 2.3 of Cultural Anthropology.

2.Question :Sapir-Whorf hypothesis is the idea that our language determines the way we see the world.

Student Answer: True
False

Points Received:1 of 1
Comments:

3.Question :Cultural relativism holds that anthropologists should never make value judgments about particular practices in other cultures.

Student Answer: True
False

Instructor Explanation:This material is covered in section 1.3 of Cultural Anthropology.

4.Question :What is a scientific theory?

Student Answer: A theory as any other theory

A coherent body of testable statements that explain the relationship between empirical observations, e.g. variables. An attempt to explain the divine design of nature.

None of the above.

5.Question :Margaret Mead was a strong proponent of biological determinism.

Student Answer: True
False

Instructor Explanation:This material is covered in section 1.3 of Cultural Anthropology.

6.Question :An adaptive belief or behavior helps an organism better survive and reproduce in a given environment.

Student Answer: True
False

Instructor Explanation:This material is covered in the Glossary of Cultural Anthropology.

Points Received:(not graded)
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7.Question :Language is as important in the cultural transmission of traits among chimpanzees and gorillas as it is among humans.

Student Answer: True
False

Instructor Explanation:This material is covered in section 1.5 of Cultural Anthropology.

Points Received:0 of 1
Comments:

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