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Anne Becker conducted research in rural Fiji and found that after the introduction of this in the community, there was an increase in dieting among young women.

  1. Anne Becker conducted research in rural Fiji and found that after the introduction of this in the community, there was an increase in dieting among young women.
    a. Fitness Clubs
    b. Diet Soda
    c. Western Television
    d. Levi’s Clothing Stores

2 points 

QUESTION 2

  1. Marcia Inhorn studied patients at a reproductive clinic in Dubai. Which of the following is not true as to why “reproductive tourism” may not be the best term to describe them?
    a. They were all from areas within driving distance to the clinic, so it wasn’t a vacation.
    b. They preferred not to travel from their home countries for IVF.
    c. There may be restrictive laws in their home countries around reproductive technologies.
    d. They often had to endure difficult and costly journies to Dubai.

2 points 

QUESTION 3

  1. Robert Bean compared Caucasian and African American skulls (or brains) and found that Caucasians were superior, but what was the problem with his study?
    a. His study was blind.
    b. His study was not blind.
    c. He did not include any African American samples in his research.
    d. His sample size was too large.

2 points 

QUESTION 4

  1. Stephen Jay Gould argued that we do not see race because its biological definitions are not visible, but instead, what do we see?
    a. Genetics
    b. Cultural Differences
    c. Citizenship
    d. Geographic Variation

2 points 

QUESTION 5

  1. Michael Montoya looked at why race is so prevalent in discussions of Diabetes in the United States. Which of the following is not true about his argument based on his research on Diabetes among Latinos?
    a. We must look at social history.
    b. Diabetes is directly linked to race.
    c. Diabetes is more prevalent in groups who have been moved, displaced, or colonized.
    d. We must consider recent and past changes in lifestyle.

2 points 

QUESTION 6

  1. The Norwegian government built the Lake Turkana fish processing plant in Kenya as a form of economic development, but why did the project ultimately fail?
    a. The Turkana are nomadic pastoralists with a life unsuited to fishing.
    b. The fish in the lake were not of high quality.
    c. The Norwegian government didn’t invest enough money.
    d. Not enough Turkana were employed by the plant to keep up with the work.

2 points 

QUESTION 7

  1. Genevieve Bell is an anthropologist who was employed by this technology firm where she ran one of the largest research labs dedicated to understanding everyday use of technology by the consumers.
    a. Microsoft
    b. Cannon
    c. Intel
    d. Apple

2 points 

QUESTION 8

  1. Neha Vora in Impossible Citizens studies the experience of migrants from this region in Dubai and argues that even though they have helped construct the city-state, they are often excluded from its accounts and have no path to citizenship.
    a. The United States
    b. Europe
    c. South Asia
    d. Vietnam

2 points 

QUESTION 9

  1. Margaret Mead worked for the Committee on Food Habits of the National Research Council during World War II. This could be an example of early applied anthropology; what did she study?
    a. Farmers in the Midwest
    b. Introduction of fast food restaurants in urban areas
    c. American food habits prior to rationing programs
    d. Consumption of soft drinks (sodas)

2 points 

QUESTION 10

  1. Tom Boellstorff conducted his ethnographic research in Second Life (a virtual world). What did he and other anthropologists not argue about cyberspace?
    a. Cyberspace is a meaningful place for many people.
    b. People can create identities online that may not be representative of who they are “offline.”
    c. Cyberspace has no meaning for people; it is just an empty space.
    d. We can create important communities and relationships through online venues.

2 points 

QUESTION 11

  1. Even though the United States and Brazil are two of the largest multicultural countries in the Western hemisphere, they have taken different paths in framing racial identities. What is the main difference?
    a. The US has hundreds of categories for race.
    b. The US doesn’t have any categories for race.
    c. Brazil has a few rigid categories.
    d. Brazil follows a nuanced continuum with many categories.

2 points 

QUESTION 12

  1. Which subsistence strategy is accompanied by the rise of permanent settlements and population increases around urban centers?
    a. Small Scale Farming (Horticulture)
    b. Intensive Agriculture
    c. Foraging
    d. Pastoralism

2 points 

QUESTION 13

  1. Aihwa Ong found that Malaysian women working in factories operated by foreign companies would experience this due to mundane work, harsh factory conditions, and stress.
    a. Spirit Possession
    b. Dehydration
    c. The Flu
    d. Memory Loss

2 points 

QUESTION 14

  1. These were mostly artisans and weavers who were opposed to industrialization in Great Britain who would destroy factories and machinery because they took away from their trades.
    a. Colonialists
    b. Bohemians
    c. Luddites
    d. Boasians

2 points 

QUESTION 15

  1. Which of the following did Marshall Sahlins not find in his research on hunter-gatherers (foragers)?
    a. They worked 20 hours per week.
    b. There was a premium on sharing among foragers.
    c. Their ate an adequate number of calories.
    d. They were constantly starving.

2 points 

QUESTION 16

  1. This concept comes from the obsession with weight in American society and refers to our foremost responsibility being to control our weight and mantain a “normal” body for our own good and the good of the nation.
    a. Biocitizenship
    b. Ethnocentrism
    c. Disease
    d. Nationality

2 points 

QUESTION 17

  1. This is labeling a particular issue or condition as medical and requiring medical attention when it may be a part of everyday life or the life course (e.g., “growing older,” baldness) or actually economic, social, or political in nature.
    a. Culture
    b. Illness
    c. Medicalization
    d. Neoliberalism

2 points 

QUESTION 18

  1. What is it called when the treatment or the provider’s care actually causes pain and suffering or another ailment?
    a. Biomedicine
    b. Iatrogenic Injury
    c. Medical Gaze
    d. Health

2 points 

QUESTION 19

  1. What is a key feature of biomedicine–it’s major principle?
    a. It focuses on natural healing methods.
    b. It is only practiced in the non-West.
    c. It shuns the use of technology.
    d. It champions technology for diagnoses and treatment.

2 points 

QUESTION 20

  1. Let’s Move by Michelle Obama is an example of this concept.
    a. Globalization
    b. Biocitizenship
    c. Disease
    d. Medical Anthropology

2 points 

QUESTION 21

  1. What did Rahma Boruqia find in her research on reporduction in Southern Morocco?
    a. Women were eager to adopt family planning methods.
    b. Economics was the main driver behind women’s reasons to use family planning.
    c. Women didn’t want to adopt family planning because having children gave them higher status.
    d. Her female participants were not physically able to have children.

2 points 

QUESTION 22

  1. What did Thomas Robert Malthus not argue about the world’s population?
    a. Population is never controlled by natural events like disasters.
    b. The Earth’s ability to provide will not keep up with population growth.
    c. Population can be controlled partially through environmental events that occur naturally.
    d. The population must be controlled through natural events and other methods.

2 points 

QUESTION 23

  1. What did Tanya Luhrmann find in her research on the voices heard by schizophrenics in three different countries?
    a. The voices were exactly the same in all three countries.
    b. Culture had an influence on the voices that were heard.
    c. The voices were all from individuals not known to the participants.
    d. The voices heard by Americans were positive and kind.

2 points 

QUESTION 24

  1. Venezuela eradicated malaria before the United States did, but there has been a resurgence more recently. How is the economic downturn of the country linked to re-appearance of malaria?
      People are more often working on farms, where there are insects that also bite the farm animals.
      Due to few economic opportunities, people go to illegal mines in swampy areas where there are lots of mosquitoes.
      More and more people are leaving Venezuela to work in Latin America and the United States, where they are bitten and infected with malaria before returning.
      People are more often vacationing along the coast where there are many mosquitos.

2 points 

QUESTION 25

  1. This approach to studying the undead, such as zombies, focuses on how zombies represent the larger workings of society. This approach is interested in studying things like myths or rituals to learn more about a culture.
    a. Sociology
    b. Functionalism
    c. Symbolic Anthropology
    d. Ecology

2 points 

QUESTION 26

  1. Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez was asked to study the cultural impacts of sterilization among Mexican women in Los Angeles. What did he find about the women, who had been sterilized without giving their consent, and their social networks?
    a. Their relationships with others became stronger after they were sterilized.
    b. They participated more often now in events, gatherings, and activities than they did before sterilization.
    c. The women’s social networks grew in size and they had many more friends now than before.
    d. They became disconnected from their social networks after sterilization.

2 points 

QUESTION 27

  1. Which country, much of it covered in tropical forests, exports more than 40% of the world’s cocoa? The farmers there, however, see little financial return.
    a. France
    b. Japan
    c. Canada
    d. Côte d’Ivoire

2 points 

QUESTION 28

  1. Jo Aiken conducted ethnographic research at NASA (her first project) on which topic related to long-duration spaceflights? She was the only anthropologist doing research at the agency at the time.
    a. Privacy needs of the crew during the spaceflight
    b. Collecting and transporting samples from space (of minerals, matter, etc.)
    c. The communication between the crew and those who remained at NASA
    d. How to safely re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere

2 points 

QUESTION 29

  1. The zombie–a person brought back from the dead with no consciousness or free will–is said to be a metaphor for what in Haiti and the Caribbean?
    a. A good harvest season
    b. Wealth and prosperity under colonial rule
    c. Catholicism
    d. Slavery and the harsh reality of being on a plantation

2 points 

QUESTION 30

  1. In the 1930s and 1940s we start to see zombie films being produced in Hollywood. This coincided with what historical event in Haiti that happened roughly during the same time period?
    a. The American Occupation of Haiti
    b. The start of French colonial rule
    c. The conversion of Haitians to Catholicism
    d. The development of Santería as a religion

2 points 

QUESTION 31

  1. Researchers have discovered that if we can remove ‘zombie cells,’ or those cells that are dead but still in the body, we may be able to reduce our risk of what health issue?
    a. Age-related diseases like osteoporosis or diabetes
    b. Smoking cigarettes or cigars
    c. Developing liver disease due to drinking too much alcohol
    d. Becoming stressed due to a toxic environment (work schedules, demands on time, etc.)

2 points 

QUESTION 32

  1. In the early 1900s, Mexican women and Punjabi men found themselves working on the same farms in California (the men were farmers and women worked in the fields). This brought together Punjabi-Mexican families. Why were the groups unable to return to their home countries or bring their families over to the United States?
      They just decided not to do so because they felt the timing was not right.
      Strict immigration laws were passed in the U.S. and borders were closed.
      Neither wanted to convert to Protestantism (from Catholicism and Sikhism).
      It was a long and drawn-out administrative process to return or bring family and they didn’t want to undertake it.

2 points 

QUESTION 33

  1. Even though Brazil is said to be a “racial democracy,” what did Donna Goldstein find that urban domestic workers used to cope with the difficulties they faced in their daily lives due to social constructions of race?
    a. Poetry
    b. Humor
    c. Movies
    d. Biography

2 points 

QUESTION 34

  1. The idea of the zombie dates back to which region the 8th century ?
    a. South Pacific
    b. Central Africa
    c. South America
    d. The Arctic

2 points 

QUESTION 35

  1. The !Kung practice intensive agriculture.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 36

  1. Plastic surgery began in the United States during World War I as reconstruction for injured soldiers.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 37

  1. Foraging (hunter-gatherers) is the youngest economic practice.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 38

  1. Disease is the biological problem and the diagnosis and illness is the cultural experience of the condition.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 39

  1. Cystic-Fibrosis is often associated with those who identify as Caucasian.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 40

  1. Native Americans are most at risk for diabetes in the United States.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 41

  1. The Trobrianders practice foraging.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 42

  1. The Infertility Belt (where there is higher than average infertility rates) is located in Sub-Saharan Africa.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 43

  1. Sickle Cell Anemia is recessive (meaning you must inherit the mutated gene from each parent to have the disease).

      

2 points 

QUESTION 44

  1. Paul Broca made an a priori assumption about race and did not find what he was expecting.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 45

  1. Transhumance means you stay put and do not move with the herds during different seasons.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 46

  1. Jonathan Marks argues that we (or our ancestors) are most similar (in terms of skin color and physical appearance) to those who are close by to us and different from those who are further away.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 47

  1. Cognitive decline (mild to severe) is associated with (a symptom of) dementia.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 48

  1. Brain death has a universally accepted definition (i.e., same criteria must be met all over the world).

      

2 points 

QUESTION 49

  1. Mardi Gras beads, most often used in New Orleans, Louisiana, are manufactured in New Orleans too.

      

2 points 

QUESTION 50

 

  1. In the film Cannibal Tours, we saw the American and European tourists truly value the people of Papua New Guinea they visited–the tourists did not drive hard bargains for their handicrafts or take any photographs of the local people.

      

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