ANT.101 WK3, QUIZ 70%

ANT.101 WK3, QUIZ 70%

1. Nomadic
pastoralists have permanent settlements; and complete households shift
location with the herd. House structures are highly stable, such as a tent
or yurt. (Points : 1)



2. Which
of the following does not generally characterize pastoral societies?
(Points : 1)

seasonal changes of residence

communal ownership of grazing lands

economic independence from surrounding agricultural

communal ownership of animals

3. Which
environment is least likely to be inhabited by pastoralists? (Points : 1)



tropical forests


4. Redistribution
involves: (Points : 1)

the exchange of goods between people already associated
with each other.

the systematic movement of wealth toward an administrative
center and its reallocation by authorities.

the exchange of goods at prices.

the exchange of goods between neighbors.

5. The
sororate is a marriage custom in which: (Points : 1)

a widow is expected to marry the brother or another close
relative of her dead husband.

a widower is expected to marry the sister or another close
relative of his dead wife.

a man marries his stepsister.

a man takes his brother’s widow as a wife.

6. A potlatch
is: (Points : 1)

feast held by Tahitians to celebrate a marriage.

involves a highly elaborate form of kula.

takes place in the Trobriand Islands.

is a form of redistribution exchange.

7. Polynesian
chiefs: (Points : 1)

must use their personal charisma and skill to gain their
positions of leadership.

have to personally obligate their followers to support

have inherited positions that followers are culturally
obligated to support.

can support warfare, crafts, and the redistribution of
goods, but on a smaller scale than Big Men.

8. A Big
Man’s position differs from a chief’s position in that it: (Points : 1)

is not based on wealth.

is based on personal skills and charisma.

is an ascribed status.

is reinforced through supernatural authority.

9. Warfare
in chiefdoms differs from conflict in tribal society because: (Points : 1)

there is no warfare in tribal society.

warfare in chiefdoms is for territorial expansion but not
in tribes.

is blood revenge in chiefdoms and not in tribes.

is over females in tribes.

10. Which
position of leadership is an ascribed position? (Points : 1)


Big Men



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