ANTHROPOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5

ANTHROPOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5 ARCHIVES Nature of Society: Answer in 200 words: 1) Society and Culture 2) Social Institutions 3) Social Groups 4) What is social stratification? Describe the various types of social 5) stratification. 6) Functional significance of social stratification.

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4 Archives Nature of Culture Answer in 200 words: Nature of Culture Culture and Civilization  Cultural Processes Cultural Evolution VS Cultural Diffusion Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism  Functions of Culture Tomorrow’s Topic: Nature of Society

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 3

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 3 Archives Prehistoric Archeology Answer in 300 words: 1) Describe broadly the distribution and general characteristics of Upper  Paleolithic Cultures. –  3) Describe the distribution and general features of Neolithic cultures  Answer in 200 Words 4) Copper-bronze Age – 15 5) Chalcolithic Cultures – 15 6) Neolithic Revolution – …

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 2

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 2 Archives Chapter 01 – Introduction to Anthropology Prehistoric Archeology 1) Discuss the various relative and absolute dating techniques used in various branches of Anthropology. 2) Geological Time Scale 3) Describe broadly the distribution and general characteristics of Lower Paleolithic Cultures. Tomorrow: Prehistoric Archeology

ANTHROPOLOGY 2015 – Daily Answer Writing Challenge : 1

ANTHROPOLOGY 2015 – Daily Answer Writing Challenge : 1 Archives 04 September 2015 Volume 01 – Socio-cultural Anthropology Chapter 01 – Introduction to Anthropology Meaning & Scope of Anthropology Holism in Anthropology – 15 Linguistic Anthropology – 15 Relevance of Anthropology in 21st Century – 30 Tomorrow: Prehistoric Archeology

ANTHROPOLOGY Strategy: Neha Kumari Rank – 26, CSE 2014 (Plus Her Marks-Sheet)

Anthropology Strategy Neha Kumari, Rank – 26, CSE – 2014 . DISCLAIMER:  Dear friends, I secured 271 marks in Anthropology. This was my first attempt and, like many of you, I was clueless about the subject before filling notification. I did not take any classroom coaching for the optional subject and depended entirely on self-study, guidance from …

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 22

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 Distinguish between Religion, Magic and Science. 350 words Critically examine the historical particularistic approach of Franz Boas to study of culture. 350 words Define “culture area”. How did it help the American diffusionists to understand diffusion of culture. 250 words Write a note in 200 words on following witchcraft and sorcery. …

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 19

ARCHIVES 04 November 2014 Describe the types of kinship groups formed on the basis of different principles. 250 words What factors are responsible for bringing about variation in residence of different societies? Explain how kinship influences man’s social life. 250 words Write a note on forms of descent groups. 200 words Discuss the distinguishing features …

Anthropology – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 18

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 Where do you situate the “live-in” relationship within the institution of marriage? 250 words Discuss the impact of urbanization and feminist movement on family. 250 words Do you agree with the view that family is a “universal association”. Critically examine. 250 words Critically comment on the forces and factors that have …

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 17

ARCHIVES 31 October 2014 Why has the concept of Cultural Relativism been so dear to anthropologists? 250 words Bring out the distinguishing features of Culture and Civilization. 250 words What are the bases of social stratification? Discuss with examples. 250 words Explain the concept of “Status” and “Role” in anthropology. 250 words

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 16

ARCHIVES 30 October 2014 Q1. In what ways is Functionalism different from Structural Functionalism? (350 words, 20 marks) Reference: Q2. Bring out the contribution of Turner and Geertz in symbolic and interpretive theories in Anthropology. (250 words, 15 works) Reference: Q3. Point out the differences in the concepts of classical evolution and neo-evolutionism in socio-cultural …

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 14

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 1) What is Synthetic Theory of Evolution? Discuss how this theory helps us in understanding the evolutionary mechanism. How Darwinism differs from the synthetic theory of organic evolution?  (400 Words) 2) Discuss the similarities and differences between Chimpanzee & Man in salient physical and anatomical characteristics. (250  Words)

Anthropology – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 12

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 1) Discuss the geographic distribution and taxonomic issues concerning early hominids. Elucidate evidence in support of alternative positions. (250 Words) 2) Discuss primate locomotion with special reference to adaptation to arboreal life. (250 Words)

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 11

ARCHIVES 17 September 2014 1) ‘Man can stand erect while anthropoid apes cannot’. Discuss the anatomical changes that occurred in Man due to erect posture.  (250 Words) 2) Write a short note on Problems of dating in Prehistoric Archaeology . (200 Words)