Test in Economic Anthropology
Committing incest would be an infringement against an ___ rule.
c) both of the above
d) none of the above
Patrilocal residence occurs when a newly married couple establishes their home:
a) near or in the groom's father's house
b) in a new house established by the groom in a different community
c) neither of the above
What are the major components of any society's economy?
a) foraging, horticulture, and pastoralism
b) production, exchange, and money
c) production, distribution, and exchange
Which of the following statements is true concerning non-market economies?
a) They are typically found in small-scale, isolated societies.
b) There usually is a high level of technological knowledge.
c) Large-scale collaboration on subsistence jobs is common.
d) all of the above
Standard economic analysis is inadequate in explaining how and why non-market economies function within societies that have them because ___? a) these societies lack a system for exchanging and distributing goods and services
b) economic profit is not the major motive for exchanging and distributing goods and services in these societies
c) barter and gift giving are not really means of exchanging goods or services.