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These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below.

Date Taken:

9/15/2014

Time Spent:

1 h , 33 min , 13 secs

Points Received:

8 / 10  (80%)

Number of Attempts:

1

Question Type:

# Of Questions:

# Correct:

Multiple Choice

10

8

 

Grade Details - All Questions

 

Question 1.

Question :

Feuds are most common as a means for legally redressing wrongs where

 

Student Answer:

 fraternal groups work together, and share obligations.

 

 work is shared by in-laws.

 

 courts are powerful.

 

 work is highly individualized.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 8.5, Conflict and Conflict Resolution, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 2.

Question :

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor defined religion as

 

Student Answer:

 a belief in God and the history of His relationship with the human race.

 

 the belief in supernatural beings, such as ghosts, spirits, and gods.

 

 the belief in supernatural power.

 

 rituals designed to influence supernatural beings and powers.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 7.2, The Building Blocks of Religion, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 3.

Question :

According to Otterbein, warfare involves greater mortality when the

 

Student Answer:

 combatants have personal grudges.

 

 combatants are motivated by obligations toward fraternal groups.

 

 groups involved had more centrally organized political institutions.

 

 groups involved had weakly organized military organizations and tactics.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 8.5, Conflict and Conflict Resolution, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 4.

Question :

Which of the following is NOT true of religion as understood by Geertz?

 

Student Answer:

 It helps people perceive the world as their value system says it should be.

 

 It validates people’s allegiance to their society and its culture.

 

 It is the ultimate source of people’s most deeply held feelings.

 

 It is very different from secular political ideologies.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 7.3, The Psychology of Religion, inCultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 5.

Question :

Which of the following is NOT usually true of religious rituals?

 

Student Answer:

 They commonly portray or act out important aspects of a religion’s myths and cosmology.

 

 Each ritual has one specific meaning for its participants.

 

 They often express anxieties and preoccupations

 

 They intend to mobilize supernatural forces to influence the natural world or human beings.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 7.2, The Building Blocks of Religion, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

0 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 6.

Question :

Which of the following is NOT a major factor that helps maintain social order in most societies?

 

Student Answer:

 Gossip

 

 Rewards

 

 Law

 

 Education

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 8.4, Social Control: The Imposition of Order, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 7.

Question :

The defining characteristic of a state is which of the following?

 

Student Answer:

 The presence of agriculture.

 

 The presence of markets.

 

 The monopoly by government of the right to use legal force.

 

 The presence of governing authorities with power outside their own kinship group.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 8.1, Types of Political Orders, inCultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 8.

Question :

Divination is best defined as

 

Student Answer:

 a religious ritual to raise a deceased ancestor to divine status.

 

 a religious ritual to obtain hidden knowledge.

 

 a religious belief in divine presence in mundane things.

 

 a religious belief in the divine presence in humans.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 7.2, The Building Blocks of Religion, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 9.

Question :

Compared with societies that have shamanic religions, societies in which communal religions are common tend to have

 

Student Answer:

 slightly smaller local groups.

 

 slightly larger local groups.

 

 similar sized local groups.

 

 developed social classes.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 7.2, The Building Blocks of Religion, in Cultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

Question 10.

Question :

Which of the following is NOT controlled by the authority of the government in chiefdoms?

 

Student Answer:

 Taxation

 

 Drafting workers for public projects

 

 Governing marriage and divorce

 

 Waging war

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 8.1, Types of Political Orders, inCultural Anthropology

 

Points Received:

0 of 1

 

Comments:

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