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the status of belonging to a particular nation.
The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition.
Evaluation of other cultures according to preconceptions originating in the standards and customs of one's own culture.
The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.
Our own personal physical characteristics are the result of:
environmental forces shaping our bodies as we grow to adulthood
genetic inheritance primarily but with some shaping by environmental forces
random chance or luck
Which of the following statements is true about human races as they are commonly defined in North America?
the primarily reflect social rather than biological realities
physical traits that we think of as characteristics of particular races are usually unique to them
terms like caucasoid and negroid accurately describe distinct biological races
the increasing frequency of yellow brown hair among Australian Aborigines as one moves inland from the southwest coast of Australia is an example of:
The isolated pockets of red-haired people in British isles is an example of discontinuous distribution. This distribution pattern is most likely the result of:
migrations of red-haired people
natural selection favoring red hair
Evolutionary processes that may alter the frequency of genetically inherited traits in modern human populations usually include:
all of the above
Which of the following is a characteristics of anthropology?
it is concerned with both human biology and culture
it is concerned with human variation, evolution and adaptation
it focuses only on prehistoric societies
a and b