ANTH113FA2009TESTThree


1 The city of Hobart is located in:
North America.
Papua New Guinea.
Tasmania.
Cahokia.

2 For Ferneas (in S&M), the Middle Eastern ____ is associated with the custom of purdah.
penis-sheath
veil
edai-egen
dani

3 Easter Island is located in what is termed:
the Pacific Ocean.
Micronesia.
Melanesia.
Polynesia.

4 The "Native American Gaming Revolution" began in the State of:
Alabama.
Florida.
California.
Oklahoma.

5 The Trail of Tears mentioned to in the Guidebook referred to the "rise and fall" of the:
Easter Islanders.
Netsilik (Inuit).
Cherokee Indians.
Maidu Indians.

6 Earth Abides was written by George R. Stewart; Stewart was a Professor of _____ :
Anthropology.
Ecology.
English.
Political Science.

7 In 19th Century England, ______ changed everything because people lived, worked, and ate differently.
railways
balloons
corn
domestic servants

8 The Guidebook (and that Uncertain Paradise video) pointed out that Micronesian political systems fall into the type generally known as:
foraging-fishing societies.
highly stratified societies.
big-men societies (like New Guinea).
chiefdoms. 

9 The process of differential survival and reproduction that results in changes in gene frequencies and in the characteristics that the genes encode is known as:
magic.
intelligent design.
natural selection.
all (or none!) of the above!

10 A set of beliefs that defines the nature of the universe or cosmos is known as:
Anthropology.
Behaviorism.
Cosmology.
World View.

11 François Peron has been described as an early anthropologist.
TRUE
FALSE

12 Seeds of Change pointed out that change was a two-way street, with changes (new items) going from Europe to North and South America and vice-versa.
TRUE
FALSE

13 Ethnocentrism is defined as ethnic-marketing as practiced by large retail shops.
TRUE
FALSE

14 A "doomsday prediction" of some gaming observers watching the action in California predicts that eventually there will be 40 or more Foxwood-sized gaming facilities throughout the state of California.
TRUE
FALSE

15 The Guidebook pointed out that the earthen rings built by Native Americans at Povery Point, Louisiana, were built at the same time as Stonehenge in England.
TRUE
FALSE

16 The slave trade was responsible for one of the largest human migrations the world has ever seen.
TRUE
FALSE

17 The term "genocide" was first used by Raphael Lemkin [1900-1949] in his 1944 publication entitled Axis Rule in Occupied Europe.
TRUE
FALSE

18 In the United States in the mid-19th century one of the main reasons for funding the transcontinental railroad was for national defense.
TRUE
FALSE

19 When it was a "traditional city," Cahokia had a population of approximately 150,000 individuals.
TRUE
FALSE

20 On January 16, 2001, the tanker Jessica began leaking oil off of the island of Tahiti.
TRUE
FALSE