Ch. 8 Online Quiz

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All of the following are characteristics of informal marketes except:

illegal acivities

All of the following are functions (or consequences) associated with bridewealth except:

increasing divorce rates

Employment of children under age 15 is unearly universally condemned for all of the following reasons except:

children cannot earn enough money to help their families.

Ever state economy today is a blend of both"

government control and free markets

Every state economy today is a blend of both:

government cntrol and free markets

Food collecting communities control of land rights:

varies because in some socities territorial boundaries between bands or families are rigiorously maintained

Generalized reciprocity usually occurs

among family members and close friends

In most industralized socities, the basic unit of production is the:

private company

The Kula Rin of the Trobriand Islanders is an example of

balanced reciprocity

Market exchange systems require:

a complex divison of labor

The potlatch, as practiced by the Northwest Coast Indians, served to do all of the following except:

show presevation of physical resources

Reciprocity refers to an exhcange of goods and/or services of"

relatively equal value between two parties without the use of money

Rules the govern the allocation of resources and how they are used are found in:

all societies in the world

Tribute is a form of redistribution that:

can be found in chiefdoms with no standardized currency

Tribute is a form of redistribution that:

can be found in chiefdoms with no standardized currency

The type of social solidarity based on an increase in the complexity of labor specialization is:

organic solidarity

The universal divison of labor based on sex many occur because:

in terms of reproduction, me tend to be more expendable than women.

Wage employment of children under 14 is nearly universally condemned for all of the following reason except:

children cannot earn enough money to help their families

What is "silent trade?"

trade in which the partners have no face-to-face cotact

What is a "user anthropologist"

an anthropologist who uses anthropological knowledge and datat gathering techniques to assist in the marketing of products

What is the basic premise that drives the process of globalization

Economies will be healthier and will grow better if we operate the free market

What is the major prerequisite of market exchange?

that the value of a good is based on supply and demand

What is the primary reason for balanced reciporcity:

to exchange goods for those that are in short supply

What is the primary reason for balanced reciprocity

to exchange surplus goods for those that are in short supply

Which of the followign has not become globalized:

all of these have become globalized

Which of the following is known as a self made leadeR?

big man

Which of the following is not a major difference between bussiness firms and households as productive units?

The business firm is more self sufficient than the household.

Which statmenet about tribute, or chiefly redistribution, is ture?

it functions to affirm the power of the chief and the solidarity of the people

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