MCQs on Anthropology -33

1. Who among the following discovered the Taung child?

(A) R. Clarke

(B) T. White

(C) J. Walker

(D) R. Dart

Answer: (D)


2. Identify the correct sequence in descending order:

(A) Species – Sub-species – Population - Individuals

(B) Species – Populations – Subspecies- Individuals

(C) Individuals – Species – Subspecies - Populations

(D) Populations – Sub-species – Species - Individuals

Answer: (A)


3. Identify the correct sequence of teeth in dental arc:

(A) Canine – Incisors – Premolar - Molar

(B) Premolar – Canine – Molar - Incisor

(C) Incisor – Canine – Premolar - Molar

(D) Incisor – Premolar – Canine - Molar

Answer: (C)


4.


Answer: (C)


5. Given below are two statements: One is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as 

Reason (R).

Assertion (A): Burzahom shows a unique form of Neolithic culture of India.

Reason (R): It shows pit dwellings.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct

(B) (A) is correct and (R) is incorrect

(C) (A) is incorrect and (R) is correct

(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect

Answer: (A)


6. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as 

Reason (R):

Assertion (A): Inamgaon shows a continuous occupation of Jorwe culture.

Reason (R): There are more than one occupational level.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct

(B) (A) is correct, and (R) is incorrect

(C) (A) is incorrect and (R) is correct

(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect

Answer: (A)


7. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as 

Reason (R):

Assertion (A): With contagious magic, whatever is done to an object is believed to affect a person who once had contact with it.

Reason (R): The magical spell performed on the body product is believed to reach the person eventually and work the desired result.

Based on the above statements, choose the correct answer.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct

(B) (A) is correct, and (R) is wrong

(C) (A) is wrong and (R) is correct

(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer: (A)


8. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as 

Reason (R):

Assertion (A): Diarrhea is a leading cause of mortality to under five children.

Reason (R): Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) does not significantly contribute to diarrheal deaths.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct

(B) (A) is correct, (R) is wrong

(C) (A) is wrong, (R) is correct

(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer: (B)


9. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as 

Reason (R):

Assertion (A): Food gathering society possesses one of the salient features of equigeniture.

Reason (R): The members of a food gathering society belong to one kindred group, usually live with limited food resources.

Codes:

(A) (A) is true, (R) is false

(B) (A) is false, (R) is true

(C) Both (A) and (R) are true

(D) Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: (C)

10. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled 
as Reason (R):


Assertion (A): Traditionally a tribe is defined as an endogamous social group having strong kinship tie, common territory, common language and common culture.

Reason (R): The above definition is no longer valid in an ever changing tribal society due to impact of several external forces.

Based on the above statements, choose the correct answer.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct

(B) (A) is correct and (R) is wrong

(C) (A) is wrong and (R) is correct

(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer: (A)

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