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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points The neoevolutionary model of

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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points

The neoevolutionary model of culture developed by Elman Service is characterized by:
A. sociocultural stages of development based on degree of economic specialization.

B. evolutionary stages of development based on technological types.

C. evolutionary stages of development based on levels of political organization.

D. sociocultural stages of development based on subsistence patterns.
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Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points

The earliest substantial material evidences of human culture are found in:
A. North America.

B. Asia.

C. Africa.

D. Europe.
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Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following involves the study of the processes by which a society adapts to its environment?
A. Functionalist model

B. Cultural ecology model

C. Unilineal evolutionary model

D. Neoevolutionary model
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Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points

The primary functions of technology include the following:
A. the procurement of food, water, and shelter.

B. creating leisure time.

C. making more efficient use of time.

D. aiding groups in communication and contact.
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Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points

Foragers are organized into groups called:
A. bands.

B. tribes.

C. chiefdoms.

D. hunter-gatherers.
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Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points

A society is called "egalitarian" when its members have equal access to:
A. status, wealth, and power within the same age group.

B. status and wealth.

C. status and power within the same kin group.

D. the same status through balanced reciprocity.
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Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points

The ability of an econiche to support an organism is called its:
A. adaptive strategy.

B. carrying capacity.

C. nutritional balance.

D. ecological succession.
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Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points

Generalized reciprocity involves:
A. giving gifts to everyone, including neighboring groups.

B. giving of time, objects, and food among close kin.

C. giving where a reciprocal gift is expected.

D. gift exchange with the aim of receiving more than is given.
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Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points

Low energy budgets are associated with:
A. foragers.

B. horticulturalists.

C. pastoralists.

D. agriculturalists.
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Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points

One difficulty with applying Leslie White's neoevolutionary model described in the text is:
A. the mathematical formulas require sophisticated computers.

B. local environmental differences affect the data.

C. raw ethnographic data is no longer available.

D. archaeological data is incomplete.
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Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points

In addition to their distinctive subsistence strategies, horticulturalists are characterized by what features?
A. Small population and low energy budget

B. Large population and land ownership

C. Large population and good nutrition

D. High energy budget and a loose division of labor
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Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points

Horticulturalists have poorer nutrition than foragers because:
A. their vitamin and mineral intakes are reduced.

B. they suffer from protein deficiency owing to lack of meat.

C. they live in crowded conditions and do not get enough to eat.

D. they have to work harder.
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Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points

Agriculturally based societies are primarily associated with the following economic institution(s):
A. generalized reciprocity.

B. market exchange.

C. redistribution and market exchange.

D. negative reciprocity and market exchange.
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Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points

A society with unequal access to resources within groups of the ame gender and status is known as:
A. a stratified society.

B. a chiefdom.

C. pastoralism.

D. redistribution.
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Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points

The Nuer of Sudan are said to practice which of the following subsistence strategies?
A. Horticulture

B. Foraging

C. Agriculture

D. Transhumance
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Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points

Agriculture as a subsistence strategy is based primarily on the use of:
A. slash-and-burn.
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