Practice Quiz for
Kin Naming Systems: Part II

No. of Questions= 8

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1 In the diagram below, which of the following people are ego's parallel cousins?
     
A kinship diagram
a) I, J, M, and N
b) G, H, O, and P
c) A, B, E, and F
2 In the diagram below, which of the following people are ego's cross cousins?
     
A kinship diagram
a) K and L
b) G, H, O, and P
c) I, J, M, and N
3 Which of the following kinship naming systems were used by North American Indians?
a) Omaha
b) Crow
c) Iroquois
d) All of the above
4 The kinship naming system illustrated below is referred to as:
     
A kinship diagram
a) Eskimo
b) Omaha
c) Crow
5 The kinship naming system illustrated below is referred to as:
     
A kinship diagram
a) Eskimo
b) Papaw
c) Crow
6 The kinship naming system illustrated below is referred to as:
     
A kinship diagram
a) Iroquois
b) Eskimo
c) Sudanese
7 Which of the following is true of the Omaha, Crow, and Iroquois kin naming systems?
a) They all are associated with patrilineal descent.
b) They all are associated with matrilineal descent.
c) They all distinguish between parallel and cross cousins.
d) B and C
8 Which of the following statements is true?
a) Anthropologists have identified 6 different kin naming systems in use around the world.
b) Most societies do not strictly apply the kinship naming systems described in the tutorial but develop variations of them.
c) both of the above
d) none of the above

 


 

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