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Multiple Choice Questions

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
A young native Canadian moves from the Northwest Territories to attend university in Toronto, Ontario. The disorientation he feels is called

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Question 2.
The values, beliefs, behaviour, and material objects that constitute a people's way of life is defined as

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Question 3.
What we call "civilization", based on permanent settlements and specialized occupations, emerged on the earth about _______________ years ago.

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Question 4.
What is the official language of 20 percent of the world's people?

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Question 5.
The process by which one generation passes culture to the next is called

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Question 6.
The Sapir-Whorf thesis states that people perceive the world through the

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Question 7.
According to Lipset the differences in value structure between Americans and Canadians are deeply rooted in the past. The key event which differentiates them is

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Question 8.

While most women and men acknowledge the importance of fidelity in marriage, a 1994 Mclean's poll found that about 14 percent of Canadian married men and 7 percent of married women reported being sexually unfaithful to their spouses at some point in their marriage. This illustrates the distinction between
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Question 9.
The concept of ______________ is often criticized in Canada for encouraging divisiveness, as people identify with their subculture rather than with Canada as a whole.

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Question 10.
A militant group advocates dropping out of the political system and disrupting society. What does this anti-government group represent?

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Question 11.
New elements of technology, such as test-tube babies, emerge faster than societal ideas about how to use them. What is this inconsistency called?

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Question 12.
All of the following typically generate cultural change, except

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Question 13.
What is the alternative approach to ethnocentrism?

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Question 14.
The theoretical paradigm which sees cultural traits as helping to maintain the overall operation of society is

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Question 15.
Which theoretical perspective on cultural development rests on the logic of evolution?

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