Practice Quiz for Fields of Anthropology

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1 Which of the following is not one of the 4 main fields of anthropology?
a)  archaeology
b)  biological anthropology
c)  cartography
d)  cultural anthropology
e)  all of the above are main fields of anthropology
 
2 Which field of anthropology is primarily concerned with the non-cultural aspects of humans and near-humans?
a) archaeology
b) biological anthropology
c) linguistic anthropology
d) cultural anthropology
e) none of the above
3 Which field of anthropology is primarily interested in the prehistory and early history of societies and their cultures?
a) archaeology
b) forensics
c) ethnobotany
d) cultural anthropology
e) none of the above
4 Biological anthropology includes the study of which of the following topics?
a) non-human primates
b) fossil record of human evolution
c) human variation
d) mechanisms of evolution
e) all of the above
5 Paleoanthropologists are mostly interested in learning about:
a) the cultures of living people
b) sub-cultures of modern, large-scale societies
c) ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt
d) the fossil record of human evolution
e) none of the above
6 Which field of anthropology would most likely be interested in the marriage patterns and kinship systems of different societies around the world?
a) cultural anthropology
b) linguistic anthropology
c) zooarchaeology
d) all of the above
7 Which of the following kinds of work would applied anthropology include?
a) cultural resource management
b) medical anthropology
c) ethnobotany
d) all of the above
8 Which field of archaeology would most likely be interested in ancient pre-literate societies around the world including those of most early North American Indians?
a) classical archaeology
b) historical archaeology
c) prehistoric archaeology
d) primatology
e) none of the above



 

 
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