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1. A kinship relationship based on a blood connection

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1. A kinship relationship based on a blood connection is called:
       A. Consanguineal.
       B. Clan.
       C. Affinal.
       D. Collateral.

2. A nuclear family consists of all of the following EXCEPT:
       A. Mother.
       B. Father.
       C. Siblings.
       D. Grandparents.

3. Family that include persons that are not kin are called:
       A. Blended families.
       B. Single-parent families.
       C. Expanded families.
       D. Extended families.

4. Of the following marriage patterns, which is most preferred in 79 percent of the world's cultures?
       A. Monogamy
       B. Polyandry
       C. Group
       D. Polygyny

5. Bridewealth refers to:
       A. Gifts from the groom's family to the bride's family.
       B. Wealth brought with the bride when she marries.
       C. Wealth already owned by the bride.
       D. Wealth accumulated prior to marriage.

6. Which of the following marriage patterns allows the newly married couple to choose where they live?
       A. Bilocal residence
       B. Neolocal residence
       C. Avunculocal residence
       D. Matrilocal residence

7. What marriage rule functions to assure that a man will have a replacement wife when his wife dies?
       A. Levirate
       B. Sororate
       C. Exogamy
       D. Endogamy

8. What marriage rule functions to assure that a widow and her children are provided for?
       A. Levirate
       B. Sororate
       C. Exogamy
       D. Endogamy

9. If someone is your affine (or affinal relative), you are related by:
       A. Blood.
       B. Marriage.
       C. Clan.
       D. Lineage.

10. Tibet has a polyandrous marriage system in part because:
       there is a shortage of women owing to the practice of
       A. infanticide.
       B. Polyandry limits population growth.
       C. Women own the wealth.
       D. Families want to avoid dividing land between brothers.

11. All of the following are goals or aims that kinship systems achieve for their group members EXCEPT:
       A. Providing leadership roles.
       B. Organizing people into groups.
       C. Directing people's behavior.
       D. Providing security for the group.

12. Which of the following descent groups are predominate in the United States and Europe?
       A. Patrilineal
       B. Matrilineal
       C. Ambilineal
       D. Bilateral

13. In this type of descent group, two individuals cannot actually trace how they are related by blood; rather, they trace their descent to a mythical ancestor.
       A. Clan
       B. Lineage
       C. Phratry
       D. Moiety

14. A culture is described as having polygynous marriages and patrilineal descent, but data shows that fewer than twenty percent of the population is in a polygynous marriage. This illustrates what dichotomy?
       A. Ideal/real
       B. Culture/subculture
       C. Culture/society
       D. Etic/emic

15. This common type of kinship organization found in large food-producing societies seems to function in the same way as clans and phratries and is called:
       A. Patrilineages.
       B. Segmentary lineages.
       C. Sodalities.
       D. Moieties.

16. A significant advantage of unilineal descent groups is that they:
       A. Facilitate property inheritance.
       B. Determine residence.
       C. Dictate appropriate marriage partners.
       D. Control the choice of a chief.

17. If your informant describes how her peers treat her differently because her father is an important film star, this is termed her __________ status.
       A. Earned
       B. Achieved
       C. Ascribed
       D. Ancillary

18. An informant tells a fieldworker that the preferred marriage custom in his culture is for a man to marry his mother's brother's daughter. The fieldworker would label this as an example of what type of marriage?
       A. Lineage double descent
       B. Parallel cousin
       C. Cross-cousin
       D. Clan

19. The Inuit kinship terminological system was so named because it was:
       A. Only used by the Inuit.
       B. First described for the Inuit.
       C. Only found among such foraging societies as the Inuit.
       D. A primary feature of aboriginal arctic societies.

20. In some cultures, a person's mother's brother's child is known as his or her:
       A. Cross-cousin.
       B. Parallel cousin.
       C. In-law.
       D. Non-relative relationship.


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