AP Human Ch 4-5 Test

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AP Human Ch 4-5 Test
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  1. A restriction on behavior imposed by a social custom is called a
    Taboo
  2. which of the following characteristics is more typical of a popular culture?
    it results in a more uniform landscape
  3. Which of the following was an important source area for US folk house types?
    Lower CHeasapeake
  4. Pioneer Farmers settling the grasslands of the American West often built houses of sod, while early settlers iof th eeastern forest built wooden structures like log cabins. This suggests that building materials
    are strongly influenced by local resources.
  5. Hip hop music originated in New York in the late 1970's in
    the South Bronx.
  6. The use of a horse and buggy by the Amish in the US is an example of a
    folk culture
  7. Diffusion of internet service is following the earlier pattern of television, except
    diffusion is much faster.
  8. The number of television sets per person is greatest in
    North America
  9. A taboo against pork is a characteristic of
    Judiasm and Islam
  10. As they have more contact with popular culture, women in LDC's are more likely to
    gain more opportunities outside the home
  11. In contrast to folk culture, popular culture is typical of
    large heterogeneous groups
  12. The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characterisitc of a group of people is a
    custom
  13. A group of languages that share a common origin but have since evolved into individual languages is a
    language group
  14. English is part of which language group?
    West Germanic
  15. Which of the following is the world's largest language family?
    Austronesian
  16. Which of the following languages is spoken by the most people?
    Mandarin Chinese
  17. Swahili is part of the _____ language family
    Niger-Congo
  18. Swahili is also know as a _____ in Southern Africa
    lingua franca
  19. Which of the following languages/language family pairs does the Semitic language group belong to?
    Hebrew/Afto-Asiatic
  20. A group of languages that share a common ancestor in the recent past is a
    language branch
  21. This type of language is no longer spoken or read in daily activities by anyone in the worls
    Extinct language
  22. Which of the following will encompass the largest number of speakers?
    Language family
  23. Which of the following is not a Romance language?
    German
  24. Which of the following language brances is not a member of the Indo-European language family?
    Caucasian
  25. The ancesteral roots of the English language have been traced back to present day
    Denmark
  26. The second-most commonly spoken language in South AMerica is
    Portuguese
  27. A creolized language is a local language mixed with
    the language of a colonial power
  28. The most common branch in Eastern Europe is
    Balto-Slavic
  29. The primary reason why there are so many distinct languages in Africa is
    long periods of isolation between tribes
  30. The predominant lingua franca today is
    English
  31. A literary tradition is
    the written form of a language
  32. According to the Anatolian Hearth theory, Indo-European languages diffused across Europe
    with the diffusion of agriculture

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