SOCI315 quiz 4

A person who insists that he can’t have a “real birthday” without a special cake that says Happy Birthday on it is expressing:

A.a food aversion based on religious belief
B.a universal food preference
C.how family descent lines are reflected in food preferences
Correct D.the specific meaning of the event through a specific food
Answer Key: D
Cultural rituals involving food are present at which of the following in the US:

A.Weddings
B.Funerals
C.Specific holidays, like New Year’s Day, Independence Day and St. Patrick’s Day
Correct D.All of the above
Answer Key: D
Cultural relativism is an important component of effectively studying worldwide patterns of food and culture.

Correct
True
False
Answer Key: True
The concept of the 2nd shift centers around the fact that:

A.Wives and mothers have a total workload of 70-85 hours/week
B.Women have to work two paying jobs in order to pay the bills
C.Women do most of the Provisioning
Correct D.Both A & C are correct
Answer Key: D
Men’s work tasks are seen as more prestigious than that of women because:

A.they are assumed to be higher-skill tasks
B.they allow a person to exhibit creativity
C.they are considered more uncommon
Correct D.all of the above
Answer Key: D
Patriarchal cultures include only the least industrialized nations.

Correct
True
False
Answer Key: False
Some of the theories that explain why quality foods are reserved for males include:

A.The Non-Practical Theory
Correct B.The Gender-Value theory
C.The Social Conflict Theory
D.All of the above
Answer Key: B
The consequences of women being relegated to poor quality food includes:

A.being too thin
B.sugar not being very important
Correct C.poor health
D.all of the above
Answer Key: C
American Indian Fry Bread is considered a traditional quality food.

Correct
True
False
Answer Key: False
Research has shown that Asians are intrinsically more intelligent than Africans and Europeans as discussed in the Rice Farming Theory.

Correct
True
False
Answer Key: False

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