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Anthropology (Arts) 1

 1. Which one of the following is an example of material culture?

(A) Bow and Arrow

 (B) Values

 (C) Norms

 (D) Myth

2. Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt of India was set up in the year:

 (A) 1990

 (B) 1999

 (C) 1995

 (D) 1997

3. Which of the following Scheduled Tribe is not a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group in Odisha?

 (A) Juang

 (B) Hill Kharia

 (C) Binjhal

 (D) Kutia Kandh

4. In the kinship usages, when the maternal uncle enjoys a pre-eminent place in the life of his nephews and has special obligation towards him which exceed those of his father is known as :

 (A) Avoidance

 (B) Avunculate

 (C) Teknonymy

 (D) Amitate

5. Individuals related to each other through the bond of blood is known as:

 (A) Affinal kin

 (B) Consanguineal Kin

 (C) Virilocal

 (D) Political kin

6. What is the percentage of Scheduled Tribes population in the state of Odisha as per 2011 Census?

 (A) 22.85%

 (B) 22%

 (C) 23.85%

 (D) 25%

7. Which of the following sequence in ascending order is correct?

 (A) Band-Tribe-Chiefdom-State

 (B) Tribe-Band-State-Chiefdom

 (C) Chiefdom-Tribe-State-Band

 (D) State-Tribe-Band-Chiefdom

8. Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides that there shall be a Minister of Tribal Welfare for the states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha?

 (A) Article 332

 (B) Article 46

 (C) Article 164

 (D) Article 275

9. Identify the correct sequence:

 (A) Clan-Moiety-Phratry-Lineage

 (B) Phratry-Lineage-Clan-Moiety

 (C) Moiety-Lineage-Clan-Phratry

 (D) Lineage-Clan-Phratry-Moiety

10. Who among the following has given the concept of “Sanskritisation”?

 (A) S.C. Dubey

 (C) M.N. Srinivas

 (D) D.N. Majumdar

11. Who has given the theory of animism?

 (A) L.H. Mogan

 (B) James Frazer

 (C) E.B. Tylor

 (D) B. Malinowski

12. A marriage practice found in certain tribal communities where a woman marries to several men is known as:

 (A) Polygyny

 (B) Polyandry

 (C) Monogamy

 (D) Hypogamy

13. Who among the following is associated with British School of Diffusionism?

 (A) Clark Wissler

 (B) G.E. Smith

 (C) Franz Boas

 (D) F. Graebner

14. Who is the author of the book “Primitive Culture”?

 (A) B. Malinowski

 (B) S.C. Dubey

 (C) E.B. Tylor

 (D) L.H. Morgan

15. Who developed DNA fingerprinting?

 (A) Watson & Crick

 (B) Steel & Berge

 (C) Griffith

 (D) Alec Jeffreys

16. The concepts of Great Tradition and Little Tradition was developed by

(A) S.C. Roy

 (B) V.K. Srivastava

 (C) Robert redfield

 (D) D.N. Mazumdar

17. The process of learning one’s own culture is known as:

 (A) Assimilation

 (B) Socialization

 (C) Enculturation

 (D) None of the above

18. The “Attirampakam” archaeological site in located in which state?

 (A) Odisha

 (B) Maharashtra

 (C) Tamil Nadu

 (D) Assam

19. The archaeological site Tilwara is located in the state of..................

 (A) West Bengal

 (B) Rajasthan

 (C) Madhya Pradesh

 (D) Bihar

20. Identify the correct sequence.

 (A) Gunj-Mindel-Riss-Wurm

 (B) Mindel-Gunj-Riss-Wurm

 (C) Riss-Gunj-Wurm-Mindel

 (D) Wurm-Riss-Mindel-Gunj

21. Which of the following statements on the Hardy-Weinberg Law is correct?

(A) Genetic variation in a population will remain constant from one generation to the next  in the absence of disturbing factors

 (B) Genetic variation in a population will change from one generation to the next in the  absence of disturbing factors

 (C) Genetic variation totally depend supernatural forces

 (D) None of the above

22. Who for the first time identified the DNA in late 1860s?

 (A) Watson and Crick

 (B) Friedrich Miescher

 (C) G. Mendel

 (D) Morgan

23. Which of the following tribes does not belong to Proto-Australoids racial group? (A) Santal

 (B) Bhil

 (C) Chakma

 (D) Munda

24. Who among the following is associated with theory of cultural ecology?

 (A) Clark Wissler

 (B) Julian Steward

 (C) Franz Boas

 (D) A.R. Radcliffe Brown

25. The study of ageing is known as:

 (A) Ecology

 (B) Anthropology

 (C) Gerontology

 (D) Ornithology

26. Which blood group is known as ‘Universal Donor’?

(A) A

 (B) B

 (C) AB

 (D) O

27. What is the name of the feature that allows organisms to survive in the conditions of their habitat?

 (A) Adaptation

 (B) Adjustment

 (C) Acclimatization

 (D) Adaptive variation

28. Which of the following stone tools was found during Neolithic period?

 (A) Chopper

 (B) Hand-axe

 (C) Celt

 (D) Microliths

29. Which ecological rules state that the tail, snout, ears and legs of mammals are relatively shorter in colder part than in the warmer areas?

 (A) Bergmann’s rule

 (B) Allen’s rule

 (C) Cope’s rule

 (D) None of the above

30. Who is the author of the book “The Golden Bough”?

 (A) Julian Steward

 (B) James Frazer

 (C) Malinowski

 (D) Margaret Mead

31. The idea of Psychic unity mankind was given by which theoretical school in Anthropology?(A) Diffusionism

 (B) Structuralism

 (C) Evolutionism

 (D) Symbolic Anthropology

32. Who among the following proposed the concept of Sacred Complex?

 (A) Iravati Karve

 (B) P.C. Joshi

 (C) L.P. Vidyarthi

 (D) S.C. Roy

33. The emic and etic approaches have been devised by......................

 (A) David Hume

 (B) E. Durkheim

 (C) Kenneth Pike

 (D) None of the above

34. Which of the following is a type of autosomal recessive genetic disorder?

 (A) Skeletal dysplasia

 (B) Sickle Cell Anaemia

 (C) Haemophilia

 (D) None of the above

35. Which of the following genotypes and phenotypes in a man may be the correct result of aneuploidy in sex chromosomes?

 (A) 22 pairs + Y Chromosomes

 (B) 22 pairs + XY Chromosomes

 (C) 22 Pairs + XXY Chromosomes

 (D) 22 Pairs + XXXY Chromosomes.

36. Which of the following is a trait of X-linked recessive?

(A) Albinism

 (B) Haemophilia

 (C) Huntington’s disease

 (D) None of the above.

37. The first known discovery of a homo erectus was in______during the 1890s

 (A) Sumatra and Java

 (B) North China

 (C) East Africa

 (D) None of the above

38. The term chromosome was coined by ..........................

 (A) Sutton

 (B) Boveri

 (C) Waldeyer

 (D) None of the above

39. In males, gene for colour blindness is located in ...................

 (A) X-Chromosome

 (B) Y-Chromosome

 (C) Both X and Y Chromosome

 (D) Either X Chromosome or Y Chromosome

40. Which of the following statement is true about Charles Darwin?

 (A) He believed that evolution was due to the inheritance of acquired characteristics. 

(B) He supported Lamarck’s explanation of how evolution occurred.

 (C) He understood that variation that exists in natural populations of plants or animals is  the result of repeated mutations.

 (D) None of the above.

41. The conceptual approach of great tradition and little tradition was first used by _____

(A) Milton Singer

 (B) Mckim Marriot

 (C) Robert redfiled

 (D) M.N. Srinivas

42. The upward evolution from little tradition and great tradition is known as.................

 (A) Dominant caste

 (B) Universalization

 (C) Parochialisation

 (D) None of the above

43. A unilineal descent group whose members trace patrilineal descent or matrilineal descent from an apical ancestor/ess, but do not know the genealogical links that connect them to the apical ancestor/ess is known as......................

 (A) Lineage

 (B) Clan

 (C) Tribe

 (D) Caste

44. A mode of kinship classifiaction in which collateral kin are terminologically equated with lineal kin is known as ___

(A) Descriptive system

 (B) Broken family

 (C) (C) Marriage

 (D) None of the above

45. The nuclear family into which Ego was born and reared, consisting of his father, mother, brothers and sisters is known as....................

 (A) Family of procreation

 (B) Broken family

 (C) Family of orientation

 (D) All of the above

46. Who among the following is associated with Functionalism?

(A) Ruth Benedict

 (B) J. Derrida

 (C) B. Malinowski

 (D) W.H.R. Rivers

47. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

 (A) Purity and Danger-Mary Douglas

 (B) The Raw and Cooked- Levi-Strauss

 (C) Ancient Society-Franz Boas

 (D) Interpretation of Culture-Clifford Geertz

48. Who among the following is not associated with Culture and personality school of thought? (A) John F. MacLennan

 (B) Ruth Benedict

 (C) Margaret Mead

 (D) Ralf Linton

49. Which of the following tribal community is found in the Andaman and Nicobar Island? (A) Onge

 (B) Lodha

 (C) Miri

 (D) Bondo

50. Identify the correct sequence of the following.

 (A) Vanaprasthashram- Bramhacharyashram- Gruhasthashram-Sanyasahram 

(B) Vanaprasthashram- Gruhasthashram-Sanyasahram- Bramhacharyashram 

(C) Bramhacharyashram- Gruhasthashram- Vanaprasthashram- Sanyasahram 

(D) Bramhacharyashram- Vanaprasthashram -Gruhasthashram- Sanyasahram

51. Which epoch of the Cenozoic era appeared first?

 (A) Oligocene

 (B) Paleocene

 (C) Miocene

 (D) Eocene

52. Which one of the following cultural stages appeared first?

 (A) Acheulean

 (B) Mousterian

 (C) Solutrean

 (D) Magdalenian

53. Which one of the following is a relative dating method in prehistoric archaeology? (A) Radiocarbon dating

 (B) Dendrochronology

 (C) Stratigraphy

 (D) Thermoluminescene

54. Which tool making technique was being used for preparation of microliths?

 (A) Stone Hammer technique

 (B) Grinding and polishing

 (C) Micro-burin technique

 (D) None of the above

55. Name the neo-evolutionist among the following.

 (A) V. Gordon Childe

 (B) Evans Pritchard

 (C) E.R. Leach

 (D) None of the above

56. Cognitive Anthropology is also known as

(A) Ethnology

 (B) Ethnoscience

 (C) Ethnography

 (D) Visual Anthropology

57. Identify the correct sequence.

 (A) Canine – Incisor- Premolar-Molar

 (B) Incisor- Canine-Premolar-Molar

 (C) Premolar-Molar-Canine-Incisor

 (D) Incisor-Premolar-Canine-Molar

58. What is the full form of G6PD?

 (A) Glucose-6-Phosferous Dehydrogenase Deficiency

 (B) Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

(C) Glue-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

(D) Glucose-6-Phenyle Dehydrogenase Deficiency

59. Who has given the concept of animatism?

 (A) L.H. Morgan

 (B) A. Ayappan

 (C) R.R. Marret

 (D) None of the above

60. Which one of the following is one of the sources of demographic data in India? (A) Census

 (B) Scholars account

 (C) School Record

 (D) None of the above

61. In the genealogical abbreviation which of the following letter stands for sister? (A) D

 (B) F

 (C) M

 (D) Z

62. The marriage of a woman to two or more brothers at a time is known as

 (A) Monogamy

 (B) Adelphic Polyandry

 (C) Non-fraternal polyandry

 (D) Hypogamy

63. A marriage rule prescribing union of a female with a male of higher status is called (A) Hypogamy

 (B) Hypergamy

 (C) Cross-cousin marriage

 (D) None of above

64. A kinship usage where patterned behaviour between kin that calls for mild to taunting is known as

 (A) Avoidance

 (B) Avunculate

 (C) Joking relationship

 (D) Technonymy

65. A marriage system where a dead man’s brother succeeds to his status as husband by marrying his widow is known as

 (A) Sororate

 (B) Levirate

 (C) Group Marriage

 (D) None of the above

66. Who authored the book “Patterns of Culture”?

 (A) Margaret Mead

 (B) A. Kardiner

 (C) Ruth Benedict

 (D) P.C. Joshi

67. Which one of the following books is written by Charles Darwin?

 (A) On the Origin of Species

 (B) Zoological Philosophy

 (C) Experimentation on Plants Hybridization

 (D) Outline of Physical Anthropology

68. Who is the author of the book “Rite of Passage”?

 (A) Immanuel Kant

 (B) Sigmund Freud

 (C) Arnold van Gennep

 (D) Max Webber

69. Who is the author of the book “Man’s Place in Nature”?

 (A) E.O. Wilson

 (B) Desmond Morris

 (C) A.R. Wallace

 (D) Thomas Henry Huxley

70. Which of the following Indian state does not have notified scheduled tribes?

 (A) Bihar

 (B) Maharashtra

 (C) Haryana

 (D) Uttar Pradesh


Here are the answers to the questions:

1. (A) Bow and Arrow
2. (C) 1995
3. (C) Binjhal
4. (B) Avunculate
5. (B) Consanguineal Kin
6. (A) 22.85%
7. (A) Band-Tribe-Chiefdom-State
8. (D) Article 275
9. (D) Lineage-Clan-Phratry-Moiety
10. (C) M.N. Srinivas
11. (C) E.B. Tylor
12. (B) Polyandry
13. (C) Franz Boas
14. (C) E.B. Tylor
15. (D) Alec Jeffreys
16. (C) Robert Redfield
17. (C) Enculturation
18. (C) Tamil Nadu
19. (C) Madhya Pradesh
20. (B) Mindel-Gunj-Riss-Wurm
21. (A) Genetic variation in a population will remain constant from one generation to the next in the absence of disturbing factors
22. (B) Friedrich Miescher
23. (B) Bhil
24. (B) Julian Steward
25. (C) Gerontology
26. (D) O
27. (A) Adaptation
28. (D) Microliths
29. (B) Allen's rule
30. (B) James Frazer
31. (C) Evolutionism
32. (C) L.P. Vidyarthi
33. (C) Kenneth Pike
34. (B) Sickle Cell Anaemia
35. (C) 22 Pairs + XXY Chromosomes
36. (B) Haemophilia
37. (A) Sumatra and Java
38. (C) Waldeyer
39. (A) X-Chromosome
40. (C) He understood that the variation that exists in natural populations of plants or animals is the result of repeated mutations.
41. (C) Robert Redfield
42. (B) Universalization
43. (B) Clan
44. (A) Descriptive system
45. (C) Family of orientation
46. (C) B. Malinowski
47. (C) Ancient Society-Franz Boas
48. (D) Ralf Linton
49. (A) Onge
50. (D) Bramhacharyashram- Vanaprasthashram -Gruhasthashram- Sanyasahram
51. (B) Paleocene
52. (B) Mousterian
53. (C) Stratigraphy
54. (D) None of the above
55. (A) V. Gordon Childe
56. (B) Ethnoscience
57. (B) Incisor- Canine-Premolar-Molar
58. (B) Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
59. (C) R.R. Marret
60. (A) Census
61. (D) Z
62. (B) Adelphic Polyandry
63. (B) Hypergamy
64. (C) Joking relationship
65. (B) Levirate
66. (C) Ruth Benedict
67. (A) On the Origin of Species
68. (C) Arnold van Gennep
69. (D) Thomas Henry Huxley
70. (C) Haryana

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