Practice Quiz for Overview of Kinship

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1 Kinship is used as an organizing principle in forming social groups in:
a) very few societies
b) about half of the world's societies
c) all societies
2 Which of the following are the most important criteria used for classifying people in the majority of the societies of the world?
a) wealth and beauty
b) kinship and wealth
c) age, gender, and kinship
d) age and gender
3 The principle bonds that hold kinship groups together are?
a) marriage and descent
b) marriage and fictive relationships
c) marriage and law
d) descent
4 One's kinship relationship with a sister-in-law is based on:
a) affinity
b) consanguinity
c) fictive kinship
5 Your kinship relationship with your grandfather is based on:
a) affinity
b) consanguinity
c) fictive kinship
6 Consanguinal relatives are related by:
a) descent
b) marriage
c) fictive kinship
d) A and B
7 When Jane talks to a friend and mentions her parents, she will most likely use ___________________ for them.
a) terms of address
b) affinal kinship ties
c) terms of reference

 


 

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