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5 Matching questions

  1. hearth
  2. non- material culture
  3. distance decay
  4. authenticity
  5. custom
  1. a in the context of local cultures or customs, the accuracy with which the single sterotypical or typecast image or experience conveys an otherwise dynamic and complex local culture or its customs
  2. b the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction
  3. c the area where an idea or cultural trait originates
  4. d the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
  5. e practice routinely followed by a group of people

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape, The visible imprint of human activity and ______ on the ________. The layers of buildings, forms, and artifacts sequnetially imprinted on the ______ by the activities of various human occupants.
  2. with respect to popular culture, when people within a place start to produce an aspect of popular culture themselves, doing so in the context of their local culture and making it their own
  3. neighborhood, typically situated in a larger metropolitian city and constructed by or composed of a local culture, in which a local culture can practice its customs
  4. A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples. An urban hierarchy is usually involved, encouraging the leapfrogging of innovations over wide areas, with geographic distance a less important influence
  5. The process through which something is given monetary value; occurs when a good or idea that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought and sold is turned into something that has a particular price and that can be traded in a market economy.

5 True/False questions

  1. material culturethe beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people


  2. folk- housing regionsa region in which the housing stock predominantly reflects styles of building that are particular to the culture of the people who have long inhabited the area


  3. assimilationThe process through which people lose originally differentiating traits, such as dress, speech particularities, or mannerisms, when they come into contact with another society or culture. Often used to describe immigrant adaptation to new places of residence.


  4. placelessnessThe sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.


  5. local culturea group of people in a particular place who see themselves as a collective or a community, who share experiences, customs, and traits, and who work to preserve those traits and customs in order to claim uniqueness and to distinguish themselves from others.