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22. Physical anthropologists are interested in
a. how and why the physical traits of contemporary humans vary.
b. reconstructing the evolutionary record of all forms of life.
c. reconstructing the evolutionary record of all humans.
d. a and c only
a. is a primary focus of research in linguistic anthropology.
b. is the analysis of disease in ancient populations.
c. examines language from the time period before the invention of writing.
d. is the analysis of disease in contemporary populations.
24. Ethnocentrism is the belief that
a. oneâs culture is no better or no worse than any other.
b. other cultures are inferior to oneâs own.
c. other cultures are superior to oneâs own.
d. to understand another cultural feature, you must look at it from within its proper cultural context.
25. Historical archaeology
a. deals with that vast segment of the human record prior to writing.
b. analyzes the first stone tools used by humans.
c. contributes significantly to our understanding of colonial American cultures.
d. none of the above
26. Ecofacts are
a. objects found in the natural environment that were used by people but not made or altered by them.
b. objects that have been made by people and are portable.
c. objects that have been made by people but are not portable.
d. objects found in the natural environment that were formed by natural occurrences such as exposure to great heat or cold.
27. Which statement about applied anthropology is false?
a. It is considered by some to be the fifth sub-branch of anthropology.
b. All four fields of anthropology have applied components.
c. The author of this textbook takes a strong stance against applied anthropology
d. In recent decades, there has been a significant increase in the percentage of applied anthropologists in the discipline of anthropology.