Anthropology Mid Exam – Jimma University

PART I: Choice the best answer & provide your answer

1. The non-portable material remains made and used by people of the past known as ____

A. artifacts
B. eco facts
C. features
D. all
E. none

2. Which type of cultural train occur in many societies, not among all

A. specific culture
B. particular culture
C. General culture
D. universal culture
E. none

3. Culture is a “complex whole” which includes knowing, belief, art, moral, … and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society. This definition is forward by:

A. Robert Biersted
B. Malinowski
C. Edward B. Tylor
D. R.C Lewontin
E. none

4. Which of the following best describe how anthropologists primary learn new information about human, except ____ ?

A. Field work
B. Qualitative approach
C. In-depth interview
D. laboratory experiment

5. A branch of physical anthropology that deal with the reconstruction of facial feature or skeleton remain  to help identify victims of natural  disasters , airplane crashes, war and genocide and to witness legal enforcement is known as ____.

A. Paleo anthropology
B. Forensic anthropology
C. Anthropometry
D. all
E. none

6. Fieldwork based method, applied by cultural anthropologist in the descriptive study of specific culture is:

A. Ethnology                                                             
B. Primatology                  
C. Ethnography                                                                                
D. All     
E. None                        

7. Human evolves in both biological and cultural dimensions. This process is known as ____.

A. Immediate change
B. Cultural shock
C. Bio-cultural evolution
D. All
E. None

8. ____ is specifically examines the relationship between language and culture

A. Historical linguistic
B. Cultural linguistic
C. Socio linguistic
D. All
E. None 

9. Respect for cultural differences involves

A. Appreciating cultural diversity
B. Accepting and respecting others cultures
C. Trying to understand every culture and its element in terms of its own context
D. All
E. None

10. ____ refers to the process and gradual change in species over time

A. Selection
B. Adaption
C. Evolution
D. All
E. None

PART II: True or False. Write “True” if the statement is correct or “False” if it is wrong

1. Anthropology draws on theories and data from a number of other disciplines in the humanities, the social sciences, and the physical sciences

2. Paleo anthropology is the identification of human skeletal remains for medical and legal purpose

3. Anthropology covers all aspects of human ways of life experience and existence as human live in social group

4. Enculturation is the process by which an individual learns the rules and vales of one’s culture

PART III: Matching: Basic terms are listed in column A and the corresponding alternative are under column B. so please find the one which basically describe the word in column A from column B

Column A

1. Archeology

2. Linguistic anthropology

3. Emic view

4. Etic view

Column B

A. Outsides’ view

B. Studies human past through material remains

C. Explores how language shapes social communication and culture

D. Insiders’ view

PART IV: Give appropriate and legible answer for the following question

1. list and discuss unique feature of anthropology

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