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NTA-NET Anthropology December 2019 Higher Questions and Answers Part 1

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Question – 1) The concept of Animatism was put forward by –

I) E. B. Taylor

II) R. R. Marett

III) E. Durkheim

IV) E. E. Evans Pritchard

Question - 2) The term “Osteo-donto-keratic” was coined by –

I) Wilfred Le Gros Clark

II) John Robinson

III) Raymond Dart

IV) Robert Broom

Question – 3) The concept of “Inclusive-Fitness was given by

I) W. D. Hamilton

II) Charles Darwin

III) A. R. Wallace

IV) J. M. Tanner

Question – 4) Which among the following positions are related to political power?

a) Big Women

b) Chieftain

c) Nayak

d) Leopard-skin chief

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

1) (a), (b) and (d)

2) (b), (c) and (d)

3) (a), (c) and (d)

4) (a), (b) and (c)

Question -5. The concept of cybernetic (feedback system) was introduce in Anthropology by the school of

I) Ecological Functionalism

II) Cultural Materialism

III) Historical Particularism

IV) Classical Evolutionism

Question – 6) French Social Scientist Pierre Bourdieu analyzed the following types of Capital:

a) Cultural Capital

b) Knowledge Capital

c) Social Capital

d) Symbolic Capital

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

(1) (a), (b) and (c)

(2) (b), (c) and (d)

(3) (a), (c) and (d)

(4) (a), (b) and (d)

Question – 7. Which of the following books was NOT written by J.M. Tanner?

I) Patterns of Human Growth

II) Growth at Adolescence

III) Fetus into Man

IV) Worldwide variation in Human Growth.

Question -8. Match an item in List – I with the item in List II:

Match an Item in List – I with the Item in List II
Match an item in List – I with the item in List II

List-I

List-II

(a) M.N. Srinivas

(i) Physical Anthropology

(b) L.P. Vidyarthi

(ii) Dominant Individuals

(c) S.C. Dube

(iii) Nature-Man spirit Complex

(d) B.M. Das

(iv) Sanskritization

(1) (a)-(i), (b)-(iv), (c)-(iii), (d)-(ii)

(2) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)- (ii), (d)-(i)

(3) (a)-(iii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(ii)

(4) (a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(i), (d)-(iv)

Question – 9) Identify the correct sequence of steps involved in research design:

I) Selection of research topic-Hypothesis-Review of Literature-Data collection

II) Selection of research topic-Review of Literature-Hypothesis-Data collection

III) Hypothesis-Selection of Research Topic-Data Collection-Review of Literature

IV) Hypothesis-Review of research-Data Collection-Selection of research topic

Question -10. Which of the following sites is regarded as the richest among early farming cultures in the Near East?

I) Jericho

II) Jarmo

III) Catal Hayuk

IV) Shanidar

Question 11. Choose the correct answers from the following statements:

(a) All societies have economic systems with or without money.

(b) Incentives for labor vary cross-nationally.

(c) In complex societies, work groups are informally organized.

(d) Regulation of access to natural resources is a basic fact in all economic systems.

Choose the correct answer using the options given below:

(1) (a), (c) and (d) are correct

(2) (a), (b) and (d) are correct

(3) (b), (c) and (d) are correct

(4) (a), (b) and (c) are correct

Question -12. According to which scholar early hominines made “mental maps” of their territories?

I) Robert Blumenschine

II) Glynn Isaac

III) L.S.B. Leakey

IV) C.K. Brain

Question – 13. Which of the following statements are true about post modernism thinking?

(a) Anthropology is not a science nut hermeneutics

(b) Ethnographies so far are incomplete, and purely subjective

(c) Scientific laws are valid.

(d) Truth is fundamentally beyond the reach of all humans.

Choose the correct answer using the options given below:

(1) (a), (c) and (d) are correct

(2) (b), (c) and (d) are correct

(3) (a), (b) and (d) are correct

(4) (a), (b) and (c) are correct

Question – 14) The term “Economic Anthropology” was coined originally by-

I) B. Malinowski

II) K. Polanyi

III) M.J. Herskovits

IV) Raymond Firth

Question 15. The Fox Project was started by –

I) Sol Tax

II) Alfred Kroeber

III) Edward Spicer

IV) E.E. Evans Pritchard

Question 16. Which of the following features are characteristic of albinism?

(a) Altered genes cause defect in amino acids and metabolism

(b) It is seen only in humans

(c) Melanin pigment is absent from the skin, hair, eyes.

(d) Female albinos outnumber the male albinos.

Choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

(1) (a) and (b) are correct

(2) (a) and (c) are correct

(3) (a), (b) and (c) are correct

(4) (c) and (d) are correct

Question -17) Multiple alleles control the inheritance of

I) Sickle cell anemia

II) ABO Blood groups

III) G6PD deficiency

IV) Phenylketonuria

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