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Question 1: In contrast, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and linguistic anthropology remained largely ________.

Question 2: He had carried out his initial fieldwork in the ________ in the old style of historical reconstruction.
Andaman IslandsAndamaneseIndiaAndaman and Nicobar Islands

Question 3: During the 1970s and 1980s there was an ________ shift away from the positivist traditions that had largely informed the discipline.

Question 4: In the 1950s and mid-1960s anthropology tended increasingly to model itself after the ________.
Natural sciencePseudoscienceScientific methodSocial sciences

Question 5: Other influential writers in the 1970s include Pierre Clastres, who explains in his books on the ________ tribe in Paraguay that "primitive societies" actively oppose the institution of the state.
AsunciónGuaraníAlto Paraná DepartmentAché

Question 6: Linguistic anthropologists often draw on related fields including sociolinguistics, pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, semiotics, ________, and narrative analysis.
PsycholinguisticsDiscourse analysisSocial sciencesSociology

Question 7: At the same time, anthropologists urge, as part of their quest for scientific objectivity, ________, which has an influence on all the sub-fields of anthropology.
Cultural relativismCultureFranz BoasImmanuel Kant

Question 8: Many served in the armed forces but others worked in intelligence (for example, ________ (OSS) and the Office of War Information).
Central Intelligence AgencyNational Security AgencyOffice of Strategic ServicesDefense Intelligence Agency

Question 9: The ________ reports that "Counterinsurgency efforts focus on better grasping and meeting local needs" in Afghanistan, under the rubric of Human Terrain Team (HTT).
Pulitzer Prize1996 Pulitzer Prize1978 Pulitzer PrizeThe Christian Science Monitor

Question 10: ________ in the United States was influenced greatly by the ready availability of Native American societies as ethnographic subjects.
Linguistic anthropologySocial anthropologyCultureCultural anthropology

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