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Ethnography Quiz

Quiz by Jarad Crawford

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  • Q1
    What is ethnography?
    The study of the mind and behavior
    The study of human societies, cultures and their development
    The study of development and functioning of society
    The study of the customs of individual peoples and cultures
  • Q2
    Who was an early ethnographer who used an informant during his study of Melanesian culture?
    Bronislaw Malinowski
    Lewis Henry Morgan
    Edward Sapir
    Franz Boas
  • Q3
    How did Franz Boas conduct his research on the Northwest Coast?
    Using native recorded myths and folktales
    Using armchair anthropology
    Using the single informant model
    Using native recorded myths and folktales & by using the single informant model
  • Q4
    You shouldn’t enlist a native of the culture that you are studying into your research team. True or False?
  • Q5
    If a native of the culture that you are studying assists you with your research, you shouldn’t list them as a coauthor.
  • Q6
    What effect did the combination of missionary, academic professionals, and political interests of European ruling groups have on the early anthropology of the African continent?
    It encouraged the continent to begin developing like Europe
    It portrayed the continent as primitive and tribal
    It portrayed the continent as wanting/needing help to develop
    It encouraged the continent to ignore the incoming Europeans and continue business as usual
  • Q7
    There weren’t any books produced by people native to the African continent during the 1900’s. True or False?
    True, zero books were produced
    False, one book was produced
    False, several books were produced
    True, several books were produced
  • Q8
    When did the “radical anthropology” reorientation occur?
    The 1940's & 1950's
    The 1920's & 1930's
    The 1960’s & 1970’s
    The 1980's & 1990's
  • Q9
    In what year did the desire to use anthropological research to address social problems in the United States occur? What society did it lead to the formation of?
    1967 - The Society for Medical Anthropology
    1902 - The American Anthropological Association
    1948 - The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
    1941 - The Society for Applied Anthropology
  • Q10
    How many Japanese-Americans were awarded a PhD in anthropology for their research on the Japanese-American concentration camps?

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