Anthropology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Anthropology Quiz Set 35

Questions
1 Find the correct criteria for Cultural Resource Management (CRM) from the following. Use code.

a. CRM provides protection of archaeological sites.

b. CRM involves working closely with the community.

c. CRM involves collection of archaeological materials.

d. CRM does not have any connection with heritage management.

Codes :
1 (c) and (d) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (a) and (c) are correct
4 (a), (b) and (c) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 Which of the following statements are correct ? Use codes.

a. Bronze is an alloy of Copper and Zinc.

b. Stadial is a warm climatic phase.

c. Typologically handaxe is a biface.

d. Palinology provides absolute dates.

Codes :
1 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (a) and (c) are correct
4 (a) and (b) are correct

Answer:(a) and (c) are correct
3 Find the correct answer for selection of cereals for domestication during Neolithic times.

a. Cereals with shattering seeds.

b. Cereals with non-shattering seeds

c. Cereals which were mutants

d. Cereals hybridized by humans.

Codes :
1 (a), (b) and (d) are correct
2 (a),(c) and (d) are correct
3 (a) and (b) are correct
4 (b) and (c) are correct

Answer: (b) and (c) are correct
4 Which one of the following are the features of X-linked recessive inheritance. Use the codes given.

(a) The trait is never passed from father to son.

(b) All daughters of an affected male and a normal female are affected.

(c) In the general population, males are more likely to be affected than females

(d) Transmitted through unaffected females.

Codes :
1 (a) and (d) are correct
2 (b), (c), and (d) are correct
3 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
4 (b) and (c) are correct

Answer:(a) and (d) are correct
5 The characteristic features of Orangutans are

(a) They are found in Indonesia on the Islands of Sumatra and Borneo.

(b) They are also known as Pongo.

(c) They show extreme sexual dimorphism

(d) They were extensively studied by Jane Goodall

Codes :
1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
4 (a) and (d) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) are correct
6 Identify the characteristic features of Rh blood system. Use the codes given.

(a) It can cause hemolytic disease.

(b) It has sex-linked inheritance.

(c) It is a complex genetic system.

(d) It was discovered by Landsteiner & Wiener.

Codes
1 (a) and (b) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
4 (a), (c) and (d) are correct.

Answer:(a), (c) and (d) are correct.
7 Which of the followings are characteristics of Anthropology ? Use the codes given below.

(a) Field-work

(b) Participant observation

(c) Cultural relativism

(d) Egocentric approach

Codes :
1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 (a) and (d) are correct
3 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
4 (a) and (b) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) are correct
8 Which of the following anthropologists are considered as classical evolutionists ? Use the codes given below :

(a) E.B. Tylor

(b) L.H. Morgan

(c) J.J. Bachofen

(d) Leslie A. White

Codes :
1 (a), (b), and (c) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (a) and (c) are correct.
4 (a), (c) and (d) are correct

Answer:(a), (b), and (c) are correct
9 Socio-cultural change can be brought by the following sources. Use codes given below.

(a) Discovery

(b) Invention

(c) Borrowing

(d) Transaction

Codes :
1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
3 Only (b) and (c) are correct
4 Only (a) and (b) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) are correct
10 In which of the States the Fifth Schedule applies ? Use the codes given below.

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Gujarat

Codes :
1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 (a) and (b) are correct
3 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
4 (c) and (d) are correct

Answer:(a), (c) and (d) are correct
11 What kind of changes was/were responsible for ice age ?

(a) Amount of solar radiation reached on earth

(b) Change of earth’s orbit

(c) Magnetic polarity shifted

(d) Sea level changed

Codes:
1 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
2 (a), (b) and (d) are correct
3 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
4 Only (c) and (d) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (d) are correct
12 Select the correct answer for the Indus Valley people from the following with the use of codes.

(a) Social stratification was present.

(b) Possessed uniform administrative system.

(c) They were massacred by the Invading Aryans

(d) Navigation was unknown to people.

Codes :
1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 (b), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (c) and (d) are correct
4 (a) and (b) are correct

Answer:(a) and (b) are correct
13 Which of the following are/were associated with ‘Culture and Personality’ School ? Use codes given below.

(a) Ruth Benedict

(b) Margaret Mead

(c) A. Kardiner

(d) M. Opler

Codes :
1 Only (a) and (d) are correct
2 (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
3 Only (a), (c) and (d) are correct
4 Only (a), (b) and (c) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (d) are correct.
14 Which of the following is/are not monograph/s ? Use codes given below.

(a) We, the Tikopia

(b) The Crow Indians

(c) And Keep Your Powder Dry : An Anthropologist Looks at America.

(d) Others culture

Codes:
1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
2 (a), (c) and (d) are correct
3 (a) and (b) are correct
4 (a), (b) and (d) are correct

Answer: (a) and (b) are correct
15 What among the following is/are true about the Toda Tribe ? Use the codes.

(a) Toda is a pastoral tribe

(b) It was studied by W.H.R. Rivers

(c) They practice polyandry

(d) They are shifting cultivators

Codes :
1 (a) and (c) are correct
2 (a), (b) and (c) are correct
3 (b), (d) and (a) are correct
4 (a), (d) and (c) are correct

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) are correct

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