Anthropology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Anthropology Quiz Set 31

Questions
1 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Sedentary life is always a definite characteristics feature of Neolithic culture.

Reason (R) : Slash and burn cultivation does not demand sedentary life.

In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Urban metropolis characterises an internal organisation dependent on specialised division of labour.

Reason (R) : Division of labour is the pre-requisite for the emergence of any metropolis.

In the contest of above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
3 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Anthropology is the holistic science of mankind.

Reason (R) : It focuses on only certain aspects of human beings.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
4 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : In India the tribal economy is largely considered as agro-forest based economy.

Reason (R) : The tribal habitats are located in high altitude forest zones of India.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
5 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Language is the principal means of communication.

Reason (R) : Human beings use language as one of the media of non-verbal communication.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true
6 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : The meternal and child health among the tribal communities in India is far from satisfactory.

Reason (R) : The reach of the national rural health mission is not satisfactory among the tribal communities.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
7 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Colour blind sons always have colour blind mothers.

Reason (R) : The inheritance of colour blind gene is holandric.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are wrong
8 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Naturally occurring antibodies are found in the ABO blood group system.

Reason (R) : ABO blood group system is not much important for blood transfusion purposes

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In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
9 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Mutation introduces new alleles in the population.

Reason (R) : Mutation is a major evolutionary force causing variation in a population.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
10 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Replication of DNA takes place during interphase.

Reason (R) : Theoretically three types of replication are possible in DNA.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are wrong.
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true
11 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Levalloisean technique heralds the emergence of a new cultural development.

Reason (R) : It shows an energy efficient method of producing multiple tool types.

In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are false
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true
12 Given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Peasantry is part society and part culture.

Reason (R) : Peasantry is the whole part of the society and culture.

In the context of about two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are correct
13 Given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Land alienation among the tribal population is occurring rapidly and is leading to their vulnerability.

Reason (R) : Deforestation due to coming of multinational componies and extensive mining is occurring in the tribal areas.

In the context of about two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) are (R) are wrong

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
14 Given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Generalized reciprocity reinforces solidarity of the group as a whole by establishing patterns of obligations and interdependence that continues through time.

Reason (R) : Generalized reciprocity is a pattern of exchange in which individuals contribute with expectation of return in kind.

In the context of about two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
15 Given below are two statements, one is labeled as Assertion (A) and the other is labeled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Consanguinity is a form of non random mating.

Reason (R) : Its frequency is very high in north India.

In the context of about two statements which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are true
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer:(A) is correct, but (R) is wrong

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