CBSE NET Anthropology December-2013 Solved Paper II

  1. An extensive study on ‘magic’ among human societies was done by

    1. Franz Boas

    2. Emile Durkheim

    3. McLennan

    4. James Frazer

    Answer: d

  2. The central reference point from which all relationships can be traced on a genealogical diagram, is

    1. Id

    2. Ego

    3. Centrum

    4. Super ego

    Answer: b

  3. ‘Social Organization’ according to Radcliffe Brown refers to the study of

    1. Roles

    2. Statuses

    3. Groups

    4. Associations

    Answer: a

  4. Those aspects of society that are considered ordinary, having no special religious significance, is known as

    1. Profane

    2. Sacred

    3. Secular

    4. Spiritual

    Answer: a

  5. Alzheimer disease leads to

    1. Malnutrition

    2. Diabetes

    3. Cancer

    4. Dementia

    Answer: d

  6. ‘Race’ refers to a

    1. Cultural category

    2. A non-biological reality

    3. A classification which is arbtrary

    4. All of the above

    Answer: d

  7. Among the living apes, the genetically closest to humans is

    1. Gorilla

    2. Chimpanzee

    3. Orangutan

    4. Gibbon

    Answer: b

  8. A statistical technique showing relationship between two variables:

    1. Regression

    2. Correlation

    3. Standard Deviation

    4. Standard Error

    Answer: b

  9. Plio-Pleistocene boundary is, determined by the presence of villa Franchian fauna. These fauna include

    1. Species of Aves

    2. Species of Lupus

    3. Species of Bos

    4. Species of Dinosaurs

    Answer: c

  10. Prehistoric art is found all through the upper Palaeolithic period. This art best exemplified by the site is known as

    1. Combe-Grenal

    2. Altamira

    3. Laugerie-Haute

    4. Parpallo

    Answer: b

  11. Cultural variability is a function of

    1. Physical features of a country

    2. The adaptability of the people

    3. Technological differences

    4. Cultural similarities

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 4 and 3 are correct.

    2. 2, 4 and 1 are correct.

    3. 1, 2 and 3 are correct.

    4. 4, 3 and 2 are correct.

    Answer: c

  12. Quantitative Research aims at

    1. To quantify variation

    2. To predict causal relationship

    3. To describe characteristics of a population

    4. To describe an individual's experience

    Codes:

    1. 1, 3 & 4 are correct.

    2. 1, 2 & 3 are correct.

    3. 2, 3 & 4 are correct.

    4. 1, 2 & 4 are correct.

    Answer: b

  13. Which among the following are considered as property among the most vulnerable tribal societies?

    1. Land

    2. Cattle

    3. Tools and implements

    4. Precious metals ornaments

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 4 are correct.

    2. 2, 3, 4 and 1 are correct.

    3. 3, 4 and 1 are correct.

    4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct.

    Answer: d

  14. The VI Schedule of the Indian Constitution is applicable to the areas in the following States:

    1. Assam

    2. Meghalaya

    3. Tripura

    4. Jharkhand

      1. 4, 3 & 2 are true.

      2. 1, 2 & 3 are true.

      3. 2, 3 & 4 are true.

      4. 1, 3 & 4 are true.

      Answer: b

  15. Which of the pairs is correctly matched?

      • ABO blood group system
      • T. H. Morgan
      • Rh blood group system
      • Karl Landsteiner & A. S. Weiner
      • Pharmacogenetics
      • W. S. Sutton
      • Phenylketonuria
      • J. B. S. Haldane

    Answer: b

  16. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Haemophilia
      • Sex
      • Linked recessive
      • Sickle cell disease
      • Autosomal dominant
      • Beard development in man
      • Sex limited
      • Turner's syndrome
      • XO

    Answer: b

  17. Racial Classification of World Population was given by

    1. Risley

    2. Sauk

    3. Guha

    4. None of the above

    Answer: d

  18. Tertiary period includes

    1. Miocene and Pliocene only

    2. Oligocene and Palaeocene only

    3. Pliocene, Miocene, Oligocene, Eocene and Palaeocene

    4. Eocene and Miocene

    Answer: c

  19. Fire for cooking was used for the first time by

    1. Homo-Neandarthalensis

    2. Pithecanthropus Erectus

    3. Homo-sapiens-sapiens

    4. Sinanthropus Pekinensis

    Answer: d

  20. Remains of the lower Palaeolithic culture in India are found at

    1. Langhnaj

    2. Navdatoli

    3. Burzahom

    4. Attirampakkam

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Emic Approach in Anthropological research is useful to trace out the ‘insiders views’ on the research problem.
    • Reason (R): It helps the Anthropologist to give semantic explanations about the research problem from people's perspective. In the context of the above statements, which of the following is true?
    1. Both A and R are not the correct explanation of (A).

    2. A is false and R is true.

    3. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    4. R is false and A is true.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Little community is characterised by subsistence economy.
    • Reason (R): Such a community satisfies all needs of its members from birth to death.

    In the context of above two statements, which of the following is correct? Codes:

    1. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, R is the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is false, but R is true.

    4. R is false and A is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Divination is done to foresee future events or uncover the causes of past events.
    • Reason (R): Human beings often attempt to control the forces of the universe.
    1. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanaton of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Despite various developmental programmes made for the scheduled castes and scheduled tribe communities in India, majority amongst them are socioeconomically backward.
    • Reason (R): Fruits of developmental programmes have not reached the scheduled castes and scheduled tribe communities as desired by the planners.
    1. A is false and R is true.

    2. A is true and R is false.

    3. A is true and R is also true.

    4. A is false and R is also false.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): In sickle cell anaemia, glutamic acid in the beta chain is replaced by valine.
    • Reason (R): Sickle cell haemoglobin is caused by a point mutation.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Racism is a biological concept.
    • Reason (R): Racism leads to prejudice.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Molecular Anthropology is one of the evolving subfields of biological anthropology.
    • Reason (R): Development in Molecular Anthropology is due to the advancement in the Human Genome Project.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Habitual erect posture and bipedalism are exclusive human traits.
    • Reason (R): There were major anatomical change in the human skeleton during the course of evolution.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. A is false, but R is true.

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): It was due to technological advancement that Neolithic men were able to produce their food.
    • Reason (R): Food production led to an available surplus to maintain a larger population.
    1. A is correct, but R is wrong.

    2. Both A and R are correct.

    3. A is wrong, but R is correct.

    4. Both A and R are wrong.

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Microliths were manufactured by fluting technique during Mesolithic culture.
    • Reason (R): Microliths were used to make composite tools because they were able to economize raw materials.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. A is true, but R is false.

    4. R is true, but A is false.

    Answer: b

  21. Identify the correct sequence of development of theories in cultural anthropology:

    1. Multi linear cultural evolution – Unilinear cultural evolution – Universal cultural evolution

    2. Unilinear cultural evolution – Universal cultural evolution – Multi linear cultural evolution –

    3. Multi linear cultural evolution – Universal cultural evolution – Unilinear cultural evolution

    4. Universal cultural evolution – Multi linear cultural evolution – Unilinear cultural evolution –

    Answer: b

  22. Identify the correct developmental sequence of economic pursuits among the following categories:

    1. Fishing – Gathering and Hunting – Cultivation – Pastoralism

    2. Pastoralism – Cultivation – Gathering and Hunting – Fishing

    3. Gathering and Hunting – Fishing – Pastoralism – Cultivation

    4. Cultivation – Pastoralism – Fishing – Gathering and Hunting

    Answer: c

  23. Robert Redfield's concept of “Folkurban continuum” is based on his study of four communities – a city, a town, a peasant society and a folk or simple society. Identify these four communities and arrange them in correct sequence to depict the folk-urban continuum.

    1. Chankom – Marida – Tuski – Diztas

    2. Tuski – Chankom – Diztas – Marida

    3. Diztas – Tuski – Chankom – Marida

    4. Marida – Diztas – Tuski – Chankom

    Answer: b

  24. Identify the correct instrumental sequence as per Malinowski.

    1. Object – Technique – Cooperation or Tradition – Context of Situation

    2. Context of situation – Cooperation or Tradition – Technique – Object

    3. Technique – Object – Context of situation – Cooperation or Tradition

    4. Cooperation or Tradition – Object – Technique – Context of situation

    Answer: a

  25. Arrange the following in the ascending order as far as the development of evolutionary thought is concerned:

    1. Jean Baptise – Darwin – Comte de Buffon – Stebbins

    2. Comte de Buffon – Darwin – Stebbins – Jean Baptise

    3. Comte de Buffon – Jean Baptise – Darwin – Stebbins

    4. Jean Baptise – Darwin – Stebbins – Comte de Buffon

    Answer: c

  26. Identify the correct evolutionary sequence of the following fossil hominids:

    1. A. Africanus – Java Man – Neanderthal Man – Grimaldi Man

    2. Java Man – A. Africanus – Grimaldi Man – Neanderthal Man

    3. Grimaldi Man – Java Man – A. Africanus – Neanderthal Man

    4. Neanderthal Man – A. Africanus – Grimaldi Man – Java Man

    Answer: a

  27. Identify the correct sequence of the following geneticists chronologically according to their contribution:

    1. Sutton – Morgan – Watson & Crick – Mendel

    2. Mendel – Sutton – Morgan – Watson & Crick

    3. Morgan – Mendel – Watson & Crick – Sutton

    4. Watson & Crick – Morgan – Sutton – Mendel

    Answer: b

  28. Identify the correct sequence of cell components in the ascending order of their occurrence:

    1. Genes – Chromosome – Nucleus – Cytoplasm

    2. Chromosome – Genes – Cytoplasm – Nucleus

    3. Nucleus – Genes – Chromosome –Cytoplasm

    4. Cytoplasm – Chromosome – Genes – Nucleus

    Answer: a

  29. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Bone tools
      • Homohabilis
      • Earliest Harappan Phase
      • Mehergarh
      • Mousterian culture
      • Homo
      • Erectus
      • Interglacial
      • Miocene

    Answer: b

  30. Arrange the following lithic tool types in their correct sequence of appearanc:

    1. Point

    2. Chopper

    3. Cleaver

    4. Burin

    Codes:

    1. 2 1 4 3

    2. 1 2 3 4

    3. 4 3 2 1

    4. 2 3 1 4

    Answer: d

  31. Match the following residence patterns with their corresponding practices:

    List-I List-II
    1. Virilocal residence

    2. Uxori local residence

    3. Avunculocal

    4. Ambilocal residence

    1. After marriage the couple settle with the wife's parents.

    2. After marriage, the couple settle with husband's parents

    3. After marriage, the couple may choose to settle either with husband's or wife's parents.

    4. After marriage, the couple settle with husband's mother's brother.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: a

  32. Match an item in List-I with an item in List-II. Use the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Abraham Kardiner

    2. EB Tylor

    3. Julian Steward

    4. Ruth Benedict

    1. Culture

    2. Cultural Ecology

    3. Patterns of Culture

    4. Basic personality structures

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2

    Answer: a

  33. Match the following anthropologists with the concepts, they are associated with:

    List-I List-II
    1. DN Majumdar

    2. E Durkheim

    3. RR Marett

    4. EB Tylor

    1. Animatism

    2. Animism

    3. Totemism

    4. Bongaism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: b

  34. Match the items in List-I with the items in List-II and select the answer from code given below:

    List-I (Systems of Authority) List-II (Communities which are associated with)
    1. Uni-centric Authority System

    2. Kin-based Authority System

    3. Non-kin based Authority System

    4. Village Council Authority System

    1. The Pueblo Indians

    2. Hopi Indians

    3. The Nuer

    4. Bushman

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3

    Answer: a

  35. Match an item in List-I with an item in List-II. Use the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Classification of Indian People

    2. ‘Ethnic group’ term coined by

    3. ‘Origin of Races’

    4. Racial Classification based on blood groups

    1. Ashley Montago

    2. CS Coon

    3. SS Sarkar

    4. WC Boyd

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1

    Answer: c

  36. Match an item in List-I with an item in List-II. Use the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Subspecies

    2. Family

    3. Suborder

    4. Order

    1. Hominidae

    2. Homo sapiens sapiens

    3. Primate

    4. Anthropoidea

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: a

  37. Match an item in List-I with an item in List-II. Use the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Baboon

    2. Hanuman Langurs

    3. Orangutan

    4. Lemur

    1. Indonesa

    2. Madagascar

    3. India

    4. Africa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: a

  38. Match an item in List-I with an item in List-II. Use the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Homo habilis

    2. Australopithecus

    3. Gigantopithecus

    4. Java Man

    1. Raymond Dart

    2. Louis Leakey

    3. Simons & Chopra

    4. Eugene Dubois

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2

    Answer: a

  39. Match items of List-I with items of List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

    List-I (Name of the Book) List-II (Author of the Book)
    1. Man Makes Himself

    2. Old Stone Age

    3. Stone Age Tools

    4. People of the Earth

    1. M Burkitt

    2. Brian M. Fagan

    3. VG Childe

    4. HD Sankalia

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2

    Answer: c

  40. Arrange the following ceramic types in chronological order of their occurrence:

    1. Jorwe

    2. Malwa

    3. Painted Grey ware

    4. Northern black polished ware

    Codes:

    1. 4 2 3 1

    2. 2 1 3 4

    3. 1 2 3 4

    4. 4 3 2 1

    Answer: b