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Lession 3 quiz

Kristina experienced culture shock.
While in the Peace Corps, Kristina enjoyed a delicious Cambodian dinner that included several
entrees. Later that evening she was told that one of the entrees was roast dog, the same
canine Kristina was playing with the day before. At this point Kristina became ill and swore she
would be a vegetarian as long as she was in Cambodia. Which statement most applies to
Kristina's experience?
Every December, many Jewish families celebrate Chanukah, the "festival of lights," during which
special foods are served, rituals are practiced, and traditional activities take place that are
unique to this faith. In this context, members of the Jewish faith would represent which
positive sanctions
Receiving the Medal of Honor and making the Dean's List are both examples of ________.
culture shock
The author's experience in Morocco, which included the absence of women from public positions,
intense stares directed at him, pushing and shoving at the train station, and total disregard for
sanitation by food vendors, left the author with a profound sense of ________.
Symbols can be strung together in an infinite number of ways for the purpose of communicating
abstract thought. This is referred to as ________.
In 1906, sociologist William Sumner made the comment, "One's own group is the center of
everything, and all others are scaled and rated with reference to it." This statement is most
aligned with the concept of ________.
Language, beliefs, values, norms, behavior, material objects, and technology that are passed
from one generation to the next by members of society describe ________.
expectations or rules of behavior that develop
from values
Sociologists use the concept of "norms" to describe ________.
folkway; more
If Alice came to class wearing a soiled and torn blouse, she would be violating a ________. But
if Alice came to class not wearing a blouse (or any other garment), she would be violating a
Edward Sapir and Benjamin Whorf
The two anthropologists who studied the Hopi Indians and concluded that language has
embedded within it ways of looking at the world were ________.