Practice Quiz for What is Culture?

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1.  Human culture is ___________________ .
a) partly inherited genetically
b) entirely learned
c) limited to relatively rich societies with sophisticated technologies
d) all of the above
2.  Which of the following statements is true of culture?
a) Languages are cultures.
b) Archaeologists dig up culture in their excavations.
c) Culture is a powerful human tool for survival.
d) all of the above
3.  Who first defined culture as "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society?"
a) E. B. Tylor
b) the author of this tutorial
c) Tylor Edwards
d) none of the above
4.  A _________________ is  a regional, social, or ethnic group that is distinguishable from other groups in a society by the fact that its members share a common identity, food tradition, dialect or language, and other cultural traits that come from their common ancestral background and experience.
a) culture
b) subculture
c) multi-ethnic society
5.  Which of the following things would be cultural universals?
(Think in term of the way "cultural universal" is used in this tutorial.)
a) the language that you speak
b) the kinds of clothes that you wear
c) the specific knowledge that you acquired in school
d) none of the above
6.  Culture is ____________________ .
a) the same thing as society
b) limited to humans
c) possessed only by males
d) none of the above
7.  Societies are ____________________ .
a) groups of interacting organisms
b) only found among humans
c) created only by technologically sophisticated peoples such as those in the industrialized nations of the world
d) none of the above


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