Which of the following is not true of nonverbal communication?



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1.

Question :

Which of the following is NOT true of nonverbal communication?




 

Student Answer:




It communicates interest and involvement in the others in an interaction.

 







It communicates interest and involvement in the topics being dealt with.

 




orrect

It requires that the body movements of interacting persons remain unsynchronized.

 







It communicates emotions such as love, hate, fear, and dependency.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.2, Human Communication, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:









 2.

Question :

Which of the following is true of racist ideology?




 

Student Answer:




It has never been accepted by members of the scientific community.

 







It has nothing to do with ethnocentrism.

 




orrect

It often grows out of social prejudices.

 







It has been increasingly supported by scientific research.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 3.1, Biology and Culture, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:













 3.

Question :

Which of the following is true of the use of personal distance in the United States?




 

Student Answer:

orrect

The distance between friends is greater in the U.S. than in many other societies.

 




ncorrect

It indicates that people tend to be close and personable in their relationships.

 







It is the same in the U.S. as in most parts of the world.

 







It has nothing to do with showing friendliness.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.2, Human Communication, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

0 of 1

 

Comments:













 4.

Question :

Anthropologists typically agree with which of the following statements about race?




 

Student Answer:




There are clear genetic boundaries between races.

 







There are three main racial groups in the world today.

 




orrect

There is more genetic variation within so-called racial groups than between them.

 







Clusters of biological traits vary, as clusters, from one part of the world to another.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 3.1, Biology and Culture, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:













 5.

Question :

A recent example of a society built on the principle of racial segregation is




 

Student Answer:




Japan.

 







India.

 







France.

 




orrect

South Africa.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 3.1, Biology and Culture, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:













 6.

Question :

Ethnicity influences politics because




 

Student Answer:




ethnic groups have equal political power as mainstream groups.

 







ethnic groups are the main subjects of political regulation.

 




orrect

many political conflicts are ethnic conflicts.

 







ethnicity is always overtly discussed by politicians.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 3.3, Ethnicity, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:













 7.

Question :

Which statement about IQ tests is true?




 

Student Answer:




IQ tests are scientific measures of innate intellect.

 




orrect

IQ tests assume knowledge of upper class practices and values.

 




ncorrect

IQ test may include biases, but linguistic biases are not present.

 







IQ tests are flawless.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 3.2, Race, Cultural Ability, and Intelligence, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

0 of 1

 

Comments:













 8.

Question :

The number of phonemes in human languages is typically how many?




 

Student Answer:




10-20

 




orrect

20-45

 







30-60

 







45-55



 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.4, The Structure of Language, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:













 9.

Question :

Which of the following is true of African American Vernacular English?




 

Student Answer:

orrect

It is a dialect of English.

 







It is fundamentally different from Standard English.

 







It differs from most languages in the absence of a “to be” verb.

 







It does not employ double negatives.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.6, Language Change, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:













 10.

Question :

A language’s basic vocabulary differs from its general vocabulary in which of the following ways?




 

Student Answer:

orrect

The basic vocabulary is more resistant to change.

 




ncorrect

The general vocabulary is a better indicator of a language’s genetic relationships to other languages.

 







The basic vocabulary is less useful in building up linguistic “family trees.”

 







The basic vocabulary is acquired later in life and includes more borrowed words.

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.6, Language Change, in Cultural Anthropology







 

Points Received:











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