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11. The current objectives of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development: a.  Attempts to provide more funds to stimulate economic growth b.   Attempts to develop social program policy that can be used by all communities across Canada c.  Attempts to allow third parties to help develop First Nations lands d.   Attempts.
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1.   Variation between human populations may be the result of a.  differences in genes. b.   growing up in a particular environment. c.  interaction between genes and environment. d.   all of the above. 2.                             are changes in the structure of genes. a.  Mutations b.   Gene frequencies c.  DNA molecules d.  .
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11. After the 1960s, the Arctic was controlled by: a.  The missionaries b.   Territorial officials c.  Local co-ops d.   Multinational corporations 12. Which of the Arctic regions has the largest population: a.  Inuvialuit b.   Nunavik c.  Nunavut d.   Kitikmeot 13.  Nearly 80 percent of Inuit live in: a.  Nunatgsiavut b.   Nunavik c.  Nunaat d.  .
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11. When Bands were first created: a.  Aboriginal groups were indiscriminately lumped together b.   All were automatically assumed to be patrilineal c.  They were given self-government status d.   They were determined by Aboriginal people 12. Aboriginal population growth: a.  Is determined by biological factors, e.g., birth rates b.   Is determined by political.
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11. Government officials have argued that Aboriginal people should: a.  Separate b.   Marginalize c.  Assimilate d.   Integrate 12. Assimilative Pressures by the government: a.  Support the distinctiveness component of Aboriginal identity. b.   Heightens the value of Aboriginal identity c.  Is viewed by Aboriginal people as a threat d.   Has led to the.
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26. Peter N. Peregrine found strong evidence that cultural complexity has increased over the last 15,000 years. a. True b. False 27. One problem with the K-Ar dating method is that dates must be taken on different samples. a. True b. False 28. A major goal of archaeology is describing what happened in the past. True False 29..
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40. The term culture refers to the customary way of thinking and behaving of a particular population. True False 41. The paleontologist seeks to trace cultural changes. True False 42. Historical archaeology studies the remains of recent peoples who left written languages. True False 43. The focus of how contemporary language differs is descriptive linguistics. True False 44. Structural linguistics deals only.
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11. There are a total of           bones in the human body. a. 300 b. 150 c. 206 d. 275 12. Humans have                distinct kinds of teeth. a. 5 b. 10 c. 3 d. 4 13. The core of the tooth is made of                 . a.  dentin b.   bones c.  ivory d.   tissues 14. The urinary system is composed of all except                   ..
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1.   Anthropology takes a(n)                     approach that includes a wide geographic and historical range. a. personal b. cultural c topical d. holistic 2.   What explanation did American educators give when they discovered African American schoolchildren rarely drank milk? a. milk intolerance b. a lack of money or education  c. a dislike for the flavor of.
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26. Life on the reserve is patriarchal. 27. More men than women reside in urban areas of Canada. 28. Bill C-31 reversed the legal refutation of “Indian Status” for women who had “married out.” 29. Many urban centres today are considered part of the traditional territory of Aboriginal people. 30.  There is.
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24. IQ scores can be influenced by the social environment. True False 25. The perpetuation of genetic variability is probably more advantageous than the creation of a perfect and invariable human being. True False 26. Most biological anthropologists agree that race is a useful category to define humans. True False 27. The physical environment can produce variation even in.
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1.   Archaeologists and paleoanthropologists rely on all of the following types of evidence to discover the past except a. artifacts. b. ecofacts. c. features. d. books. 2.   The most common artifacts of the past are a. wooden tools. b. stone tools. c. iron tools. d. plastic tools. 3.   Humans began using stone tools more than.
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1. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development: a.  Is a small bureaucracy compared to other Ministries b.   Has traditionally developed policies multilaterally c.  Intervenes in the lives of First Nations people only in the area of land d.   Has focused on its mandate as directed by the Indian Act 2. One of.
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26. In dealing with the Red River Métis, the government deliberately delayed the distribution of land to Métis. 27. The process of issuing scrip was similar to Indian Treaties 28. After 1870, the Métis were not dealt with as a separate group by the federal government. 29. The Ewing (Half-breed) Commission in 1935.
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1. In  Inuktitut, the word Inuit means: a.  Flesh eater b.   The people c.  Arctic dwellers d.   Snow 2.  The major distinction between the Sivullirmiut and the Thule people is: a.  Thule developed boats b.   Sivullirmiut developed hunting weapons c.  Sivullirmiut hunted large whales in the northern seas d.   Thule were more.
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11. As the settler economy developed: a.  Aboriginal economies developed at a parallel rate b.   The social cohesion of Aboriginal community increased c.  The private sector refused to provide resources for Aboriginal people d.   Government purposely undermined Aboriginal entry into the settler economy 12. The new approach to Aboriginal economic development in the.
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36. Teeth are important in helping to establish biological relationships between populations. True False 37. The concept of adaptation is easy to verify. True False 38. In 1990 about two-thirds of all American Samoans were severely overweight. True False 39. Functional anatomists have defined eleven organ systems in humans. True False 40. The nervous system includes the brain, spinal cord, and sense.
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1. Different approaches to self-government have been tried over time.  Which one has not been tried? a.  Constitutional negotiations b.   Concurrent negotiations c.  Comprehensive land claims d.   Co-archy negotiations 2. Aboriginal People argue: a.  Argue against integration b.   Insist on their right to vote c.  There needs to be a.
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1. Economic development is measured by: a.  Positive changes in the level of production of goods over a period of time b.   Negative changes in the level of services over a period of time c.  The level of diversification of industrial activities d.   The national income per capita 2. Which of.
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11. The amount of melanin in the skin seems to be related to the                       where a person lives. a. weather b.   climate c.   rainfall d.   moon 12. An advantage of light skin is greater absorption of vitamin a.  A. b.   B. c.   C. d.   D. 13. It can be concluded that                            .
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26. Integrated joint-schools were established to encourage Aboriginal students to leave the reserve and enroll in provincial schools. 27. The creation of band schools emerged out of the human rights movement in the 60’s and 70’s. 28. Between 1867 and 1945 the principle ideology in educating Aboriginal children by the federal government.
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36. All sites are stratified. True False 37. Remote sensing refers to the process of archaeologists walking about a site. True False 38. Excavation leads to no harm to the site. True False 39. Patricia McAnany used contemporary Mayan behavior to help find evidence of ancient Mayan religious practices. True False 40. Reconstruction refers to rebuilding the material from its remains. True False 41. Reconstruction.
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11. The Royal Proclamation of 1763: a.  Referred to for the first time that Aboriginal people had sovereignty of their land b.   Disputed that Aboriginal rights existed c.  Clearly defined the boundaries of land covered by the Proclamation d.   Was turned over to the Canadian government as its responsibility to implement.
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11. Which of the following create(s) sites? a. volcanic activity b. erosion c. natural process through which soils are built up d.all of the above 12. The study of site disturbance and destruction is called a. taphonomy. b. remote sensing. c. geomagnetics. d. pedestrian. 13. Pedestrian survey is a. high tech. b. low tech. c. both A and B. d. neither A or.
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11. The age-sex distribution of urban Aboriginals: a.  Is the same for Aboriginal people as for non-Aboriginal people b.   Reveals the urban Aboriginal population is an aging population c.  Reveals that urban migration is stabilizing d.   Many Aboriginal people come to the city as individuals and not families 12. Urban Aboriginal.
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1.                         refers to the physical structures that form the human body. a.  Cells b.   Anatomy c.  DNA d.   Structure 2.   The term anthropometry refers to                         of the human body. a.  measurement b.   movement c.  functions d.   structure 3.   The term osteology refers to the study of                  ..
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1.   Charles Darwin's theory of evolution suggests that                           . a. different species develop one from another b. inheritance plays no role in evolution c. acquired characteristics are predominant in evolution d. evolution is a myth 2.   The third principle of natural selection is                        . a. biodiversity and heritability b. natural selection c. particular.
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26. The Calder case (1973) ruled that Aboriginal title existed prior to Confederation. 27. The recognition of an inherent right is not central to Aboriginal ideas of self- government. 28. Aboriginal peoples finally had their Aboriginal rights recognized and affirmed in the Constitution of 1982. 29. Aboriginal people have international standing and thus can.
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26. Government fails to make a distinction between economic growth and economic development. 27. The per-capita increase in a First Nations community is evidence of economic growth. 28. Economic growth cannot occur without economic development. 29. Neo-liberals argue that market forces will bring about economic development in stagnating economies. 30. Economic development must be.
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26. Treaties are neither contracts nor international instruments. 27. One issue that Aboriginal people have become more proactive is their concern over land. 28. Under the Treaty of Paris (1763) France ceded all its North American possessions to Great Britain (with the exception of some islands). 29. The Royal Proclamation of 1763 included.
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34. The human genome project set out to assemble a complete genetic map for humans. True False 35. Messenger RNA directly affects the formation of the cell. True False 36. Random segregation of chromosomes in meiosis is a cause of genetic variation. True False 37. Crossing-over is the exchange of sections of chromosomes between one chromosome and another. True False 38. Most.
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1. Canadians: a.  Have always been comfortable with individuals having multiple identifications b.   Have found that mixed race individuals have traditionally elicited comfort in others c.Have always felt that mixed race people challenge established racial hierarchies d.    Have felt that mixed race people have a permanent identity 2. Métis identity: a.   Is confusing to everyone b.  .
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26. All societies use a variety of labels to identify and differentiate people. 27. The Impact of colonialization has created cultural discontinuity over time for Aboriginal people. 28. Non-Aboriginal people have supported their “eminent merits” by constructing parallel Aboriginal “eminent merits. 29. Coping strategies allow individuals to associate their self-esteem with threatening contexts. 30. If.
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11.                             is a population that consists of organisms able to interbreed and produce fertile and viable offspring. a. Species b. Gene c. DNA d. RNA 12.                             is a change in the DNA sequence that can produce an altered gene. a. RNA b. Species c. Segregation d. Mutation 13. Mendel’s units of heredity were.
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21. To understand better the biological variations observable among contemporary human populations, biological anthropologists use the principles and techniques of at least               other disciplines. a. 5 b. 4 c. 2 d. 3 22. The                     is interested in what people speak about and how they interact conversationally. a. sociolinguist b..
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1. Labeling: a.  Makes it difficult to identify people located in different socio-political groups b.   Allows people to interact the same way with different people c.  Allows people to attach objective attributes to each group d.   Creates an ideology 2. Colonizers: a.  Develop an ideology to legitimate equal power relations between.
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11. Anthropology is literally the study of a. human history. b. human population patterns. c. humans. d. the products of human societies. 12. Applied anthropologists practice a. in the field of cultural anthropology. b. in the field of ethnology. c. in the field of paleontology. d. in all sub fields of anthropology. 13. The                     seeks to.
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11. Constitutional reform and eventual patriation occurred because: a.  The West’s threat to secede from Confederation b.   The increasing alienation of Quebec c.  Conflict among the provincial governments d.   Conflict between the federal and provincial governments 12.  Aboriginal people became involved in the constitutional issues because: a.  The federal government was concerned.
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26. On a per-capita basis, the overall expenditures for all Canadians is similar to those expended on Aboriginal people. 27. Services provided to Aboriginal people far exceed the federal government’s constitutional and legislative responsibility. 28. Under section 91(24) of the British North American Act, the federal government has accepted total responsibility for.
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27. The changing of the name to Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development signifies their interest in all Aboriginal people, not just Indians. 28. Innu are a Inuit that live in the Eastern Arctic 29. The Term “Aboriginal people” is a legal term that includes Indians, Inuit and Métis. 30. Projections show that the.
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True - False 26. Physical anthropologists study the physical and biological characteristics of living people. True False 27. The skeleton is the one major organ of the body that preserves well in the archaeological record. True False 28. Earnest Hooton used 40-50 physical criteria to categorize humans into three primary races. True False 29. Ergonomics is important in understanding growth.
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24. A mutation is a change in the DNA sequence. True False 25. Genes are located on chromosomes. True False 26. DNA’s structure and function aids in understanding human genetics and development. True False 27. Variety, produced through genetic recombination, is essential for the operation of natural selection. True False 28. All mutations have lethal consequences. True False 29. Speciation may occur if one subgroup.
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30.       To define anthropology as the study of humans is complete. True False 31. Not every part of the world that has ever contained human population is of interest to anthropologists. True False 32. In many parts of the world where milking animals are kept people do not drink milk. True False 33. Anthropologists study only the aspects of.
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