GED 210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 3 Exam

GED 210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 3 Exam

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GED 210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 3 Exam


The most important belief underlying the practice of having a widow marry one of her brothers-in-law is that:

her family should not have to return the bride price

the rights of the deceased husband must be preserved

all men should have more than one wife

widows should never have to live alone


The most common form of polyandry is ________, in which brothers share a wife.

risk taking

sibling polyandry

fraternal polyandry



When a married couple goes to live in the house of the brother of the husband’s mother, the post-marital residence pattern is referred to as:






In most tribal societies, rules of descent, marriage, and residence are:

flexible and often subject to lengthy discussion and negotiations

strictly enforced and rarely changed

known only to village elders, who are consulted whenever a decision must be made

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