Soci315 quiz 2

Which early hominin food practice has been theorized to have been associated with brain-size expansion, development of language and early social organization:

A.food aversions
B.milk-drinking
C.food sharing
Incorrect D.grinding seeds to make bread
Answer Key: C
Across all cultures, humans are most likely to share food with:

Correct A.Family and close friends
B.co-workers
C.members of their father’s clan
D.members of their mother’s clan
Answer Key: A
Food sharing within a social group helped our ancestors survive. In foraging societies food sharing was handled in what way?

A.By a system of redistribution
Correct B.Individuals and teams collect food, which is shared with the entire group.
C.Everyone is involved, only it is more hierarchical
D.None of the above
Answer Key: B
In foraging cultures hierarchy of power is the major component of the society.

Incorrect
True
False
Answer Key: False
The most common dating activity is:

A.Going out to a movie
B.Participating in a sport activity
Correct C.Going out for a meal
D.None above
Answer Key: C
If you marry a spouse from another culture some factors that come into play are:

A.Identity
B.Loyalty
C.Gender
Correct D.All of the above
Answer Key: D
Some foods are termed “comfort foods” because they are

A.metabolizes very slowly so it makes you feel full longer

B.it has a very high mouth-feel index, so it “tastes good”

C.they can have a biochemical calming effect

Incorrect D.all of the above
Answer Key: C
Desert people tend to have strict hospitality rules because:

A.of the severity of the climate
B.of tradition
C.they have strict rules about much in their culture
Incorrect D.all above
Answer Key: A
A sociologist has studied the impact of family meals together on lower divorce rates. The positive impact on youth includes:

better grades and pro-social behaviors at home and at school
better grades and more prosocial behaviors, but only at school
ess regulation of emotion and more impulsivity
earlier and more adventurous sex
more likely to join a gang

Correct A.better grades and pro-social behaviors at home and at school
B.earlier and more adventurous sex
C.more likely to join a gang
D.better grades and more prosocial behaviors, but only at school
Answer Key: A
In Industrial societies, the equivalent on “in-kind taxation” (handing over food) is redistribution.

Incorrect
True
False
Answer Key: False

 

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