Anthropology Questions and Answers for Competitive Examination

Anthropology GK Questions

1. Positivism was propounded by (A) Auguste Comte (B) Chegg Tutors (C) Anthony Giddens (D) John Stuart Mill 2. The theoretical position of viewing every culture as unique because it is the product of specific circumstances is known as (A) Historical particularism (B) Cultural relativism (C) Cultural determinism (D) Psychic unity of mankind 3. The

Anthropology MCQ Questions and Answers

1. Given below are the two statements. One is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R). Indicate the correct code from the alternative below: Assertion (A): Morris Opler, Oscar Lewis and David Mandelbaum did fieldwork in India. Reason (R): They were the pioneers in village studies in India. (A) (A) is incorrect,

Anthropology Selected Questions

1. Who amongst the following was called “Father of Indian Ethnology”? (A) R. P. Chandra (B) S. C. Roy (C) D. N. Majumdar (D) A. Aiyappan 2. Descent in which the individual may affiliate with either of the mother’s or father’s descent group is known as (A) Multiple descent (B) Double descent (C) Ambilineal descent

Anthropology Typical Questions

1. The site ‘Pandu Rajan Dhabi’ is related to- (A) Paleolithic culture (B) Mesolithic culture (C) Neolithic- Chalcolithic culture (D) All 2. In Anglo-American cultures which system of kinship terminology is found? (A) The Eskimos system (B) The Hawaiian system (C) The Omaha system (D) The Crow system 3. Which is true for ‘Sociobiology’? (A)

Anthropology Test Papers

1. The tribe(s) living in Andaman and Nicobar islands is/are (A) Jarawa (B) Onge (C) Shompen (D) All of these 2. Shifting cultivation is also known as (A) Slash and burn cultivation (B) Hoeand burn cultivation (C) Horticulture (D) None of these 3. The Garos area tribe. (A) Matrilineal (B) Matnarchal (C) Patrilineal (D) Patmniocal

Anthropology Important Questions

1. Which is an incorrect example of themes in the New Museum Movement? (A) Exotic objects from far off places (B) Exhibitions about holocaust (C) Internment in prison camps (D) Violence in civil right movements 2. The PRC model of a museum stands for (A) Preservation, research and communication (B) Preservation, research and curation (C)

Anthropology Question Bank

1. Wheel-made pottery appears in which period? (A) Mesolithic (B) Neolithic (C) Chalcolithic (D) Iron Age 2. Bronze is an alloy of which metals? (A) Copper and zinc (B) Copper and tin (C) Copper and nickel (D) None of these 3. The Bronze Age in India is represented by (A) PGW (B) Chalcolithic culture (C)

Anthropology Practice Set

1. Ceremony related to breaking of a statute is (A) Animism (B) imitative magic (C) contagious magic (D) None of the above 2. Which of the following is considered to be the most rational thinking in religion? (A) Fetishism (B) Polytheism (C) Monotheism (D) Symbolism 3. Primitive law depends on (A) bond of kinship (B)

Anthropology Mock Test

1. The human vertebral column has (A) two curvatures (B) three curvatures (C) four curvatures (D) five curvatures 2. Fossil remains of ‘Lucy’ belong to (A) Australopithecus (B) Dryopithecus (C) Sinanthropus (D) Pithecanthropus 3. Prehensile limbs are associated with (A) bipedal locomotion (B) terrestrial living (C) arboreal living (D) knuckle-walking 4. Remains of Cro-Magnon was

Anthropology Old Questions

1. What is Solutrian otherwise called? (A) Two Age System (B) Three Age System (C) One Age System (D) Four Age System 2. Functionalism was often called as (A) Consensus theory (B) Theory of change (C) Consensus theory (D) Feminism 3. The North-Eastern hill areas were granted autonomy through (A) Fourth Schedule (B) Fifth Schedule