GED210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 2 Exam

GED210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 2 Exam

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GED210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Unit 2 Exam


One goal of anthropological linguistics is to determine the number of phonemes (phoneticstructure) that exist in different languages. This goal is accomplished by employing the use of:

minimal pairs

phone taps

maximal differences

syntax units


The word “lower” contains:

two bound morphemes

two bound phonemes

two free morphemes

one bound morpheme and one free morpheme


The words “boy” and “girl” are:

bound phonemes

bound morphemes

free morphemes

bound phones


An example of a bound morpheme in English is:

the phrase “boys will be boys”

the word “boys”

the word “boy”

the “s” in the word “boys”


How many morphemes are there in the English word “antidisestablishmentarianism”?






The goal of ethno semantics is to understand:

that reality is inherently unorganized and can be perceived in any way; thus, color

naming, plant classification, and time categories are completely arbitrary

the meanings of words, phrases, and sentences and how members of other societies use

language to organize things, events, and behaviors

that languages and behavior are the same

that classification systems in all societies are random

Which of the following would not have the effect of lowering fertility?

marriage at an older age

weaning babies at an older age

practicing infanticide

an earlier onset of menarche


The most likely reason why hunter-gatherer technology is limited to simple tools made of stone, wood, and bone is because foraging peoples:

lack the basic intelligence necessary to make anything more complex

are too busy looking for food to spend time on more advanced tools

have not acquired knowledge of more sophisticated technologies

substitute profound knowledge of their environment for complex tools


The principal technology used for obtaining plant foods by tropical foragers is the:


blowgun and darts

polished stone axe

digging stick


The _________ produced the most extensive material culture found among hunting and gathering societies.

Kung San





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