GLST 290 Quiz 2 Language

GLST 290 Quiz 2 Liberty University

GLST 290 Quiz: Language and Systems

  1. When a person purchases a sandwich at a store and pays cash for it, they engage in
  2. Code-switching is the same as bilingualism; speaking two different languages.
  3. Which subsistence strategy requires constant and intensive use of permanent fields for plant cultivation?
  4. Band-level political organization is most often associated with which subsistence system?
  5. It is possible to have wealth, but not prestige.
  6. In some societies, men are expected to perform tasks such as income earning, car repair, and maintenance of home electronics. These expectations are called a
  7. Within a given language, the rules of syntax never change.
  8. The notion that women are more emotional than men is a cultural universal.
  9. The major conflict resolution mechanism used in band societies is
  10. Structuralists believed that both culture and language have surfaces and deep structures.
  11. When societies study mobility in various societies, they look primarily at variables such as education, race, religion, sex, and income. What two elements do Anthropologists add?
  12. The rules of syntax control how people
  13. Choose the statement that most precisely explains why the word pencil is a symbol.
  14. Gender socialization is a cultural universal.
  15. Gender socialization usually begins
  16. Class is a cultural category describing how people are grouped according to their positions within
  17. Redistribution involves a centralized authority collecting goods and services, and redistributing them.
  18. Most societies use a mix of several subsistence strategies.
  19. A state may or may not be democratic.
  20. Saying good job! to a co-worker is an example of an informal sanction.
  21. A cluster of statuses (teacher, student, principal, school board member) are organized around education. This is called
  22. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis posits that
  23. What is the most important reason why some groups practice nomadic pastoralism?
  24. Even in centralized systems, informal sanctions are still powerful mechanisms for influencing people.
  25. Who grants authority?
  26. Which of the following is always an achieved status?
  27. Which person is most clearly experiencing role strain?
  28. Official languages have the most coherent grammar of all languages in a society.
  29. The Roman Empire of Jesus’ time was an example of this kind of political organization.
  30. Some languages are inherently superior to other languages.

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  1. Worldview influences what we believe is true, what we value, what we think is best, and what we do.
  2. If we acknowledge that someone has a different worldview, we must agree with their worldview.
  3. A person with a Biblical Worldview believes that humans were made by a sovereign, all powerful creator God who knows and loves His creation.
  4. Worldview answers the question: “what is real?”
  5. Values answer the question: “what is good?”
  6. A Biblical Worldview is based on the teachings of popular religious leaders.
  7. Worldview can be described as “the way we view the world.”
  8. According to Kwast’s model for describing culture, beliefs are the easiest layer to identify.
  9. Behavior answers the question: “what is done?”
  10. According to Kwast’s model, worldview is at the core of culture and it shapes all of the other layers of culture.
  11. Beliefs answer the question: “what is true?”
  12. Worldview leads us to believe and value certain things about life and our purpose, and those beliefs and values lead to certain behaviors.
  13. Culture is more than the behaviors we see.
  14. We must not engage people with different worldviews.
  15. According to Kwast’s model, belief is at the core and it shapes all of the other layers of culture.
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