Readings 8-10 Quiz 4                                                                                   Page 1

 

   1     A great discrepancy between a culture's theory and practice indicates rapid cultural

         change.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   2     Once a way of handling a situation has become institutionalized, it's easy to change.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   3     In many societies, marriage is less of an arrangement between individuals than an

         arrangement between families or clans.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   4     Within a particular society, every adult must be competent in all of what Linton called the

         "universals, alternatives, and specialties" of culture.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   5     According to Kluckhohn, the idea of "sacred beliefs" refers to ideas about the nature of

         reality that are beyond criticism. People who criticize sacred beliefs will receive negative

         sanctions.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   6     Nacirema women are not satisfied with their body shapes-especially when it concerns the

         size of their breasts.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   7     Most Americans would be unable to function effectively in Nacirema society.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   8     The latipso is visited at least every six months by adults in Nacirema.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   9     In Nacirema, a thaumaturge is involved in every ritual of biological reproduction.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

 

 

   10   The Nacirema routinely insert hog hairs and magical powders into their mouths.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   11   Natadecha-Sponsel thinks American greetings are like a leisurely meal with many courses.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

   12   Natadecha-Sponsel observes that Americans place enormous value on fast cars, fast food,

         and fast sex.

 

              A   True

              B    False

 

 

                        Answer Key :  Readings 8-10 Quiz 4

 

  Question:                                        Answer

 

  1                                                     A

 

  2                                                     B

 

  3                                                     A

 

  4                                                     B

 

  5                                                     A

 

  6                                                     A

 

  7                                                     B

 

  8                                                     B

 

  9                                                     B

 

  10                                                    A

 

  11                                                    A

 

  12                                                    B