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) Comments:

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:

8. Question :

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