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The minimum bits of sound that native speakers recognize as distinct are knowns as...

Phonemes

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The ex from lecture where how lose you are expected to stand to others while waiting in line varies between the U.S. And Taiwan is an ex of

Proxemics

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The feature of human language known as productivity signifies that a finite set of symbols and rules can be combined into a ____ set of novel messages

Infinite

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What factors led many Latino voters to support prop 227?

All of these

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The phones /p/ and /b/...

... Are bilabial plosives

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The blended "contact" languages that is established when two populations speaking different languages frequently interact is called a

Pidgin language

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Contemporary anthropology proposes that in play people agree to follow the rules of a game and temporarily suspend the rules of life

TRUE

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Linguist estimate that there are between ____ living languages today

3,000 and 10,000

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In linguistic anthropology IPA refers to

Charts of the International Phonetic Alphabet

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The use of Arabic script to phonetically transcribe the phones of Pular, or Wolof is known as

Ajami

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The tagging of a building in downtown can be understood as

Art as a form of resistance

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The textbooks definition of art

Refers to processes, products, and transformation of forms in ways that are aesthetically pleasing to members of society

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The local cultural definition of artistic quality is known as

Ethnoesthetics

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Michaelanfelo transformed rock into human and by calling it David, he ___ his work within durable cultural context that people still understand it

Framed

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The region of the world with the greatest linguistic diversity is...

The islands of Indonesia

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The saying in Zimbabwe that if you walk you can dance, if you talk you can sing, suggest that they have a comparatively open frame defining song and dance when compared to U.S. culture

True

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_____ is a form of thought and language (or symbolizing) that asserts a meaningful link between two expressions from different semantic domains

Metaphor

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The chador is

All of the above

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The Nuer of Sudan subsist mainly via transhumance pastoralism which requires them to track each of their cattle. They historically achieve this by...

Complex vocab describing color, pattern and horn configuration

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When symbols associated with Tony the Tiger are added to a mole; the addition of these images create which type of value?

Symbolic value

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The Navajo use of the swirl in tradition weaving was ended because...

The dominant culture of the consumer associated the symbol with another meaning

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T or F: the Neolithic revolution stimulates a less varied diet

True

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What mode of production have humans used to meet their needs for over 90% of the past?

Foraging

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A CAFO is an efficient model of producing meat, it is based upon...

Applying industrial efficiencies to the production of agricultural products

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Which mode of production depends on crop-forest rotation through a fellow period?

Horticulture

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_____ typically gain 40-50% of their calories from animal meat and milk and the remainder through trade

Pastoralists

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The first origins of agriculture developed from

Observations that forest clearing, quality seed or stem selection, and soil augmentation created patchy resources

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When capital is required for agricultural production, environmental variability in crop productivity (shocks) eventually lead to the ____ of landholdings

Concentrated ownership

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When consumption is depersonalized what relationships are more likely to occur?

Labor exploitation

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Based on lecture what percent of U.S. agricultural labor was born in Mexico?

75%