Chapter 21: Marital Residence and Kinship
Key Terms



1.  

Select the term that represents descent of an individual with kin related to him or her through men or women.

Ambilineal
Unilineal
Matrilineal
Patrilineal


2.  

Select the type of kinship that most people in the United States practice.

Unilateral
Ambilineal
Trilateral
Bilateral


3.  

A set or kin whose members believe themselves to be descended from a common ancestor or ancestors, but the links back to that ancestor are not specified, is known as __________.

clan
lineage
moiety
kindred


4.  

Select the least common form of residence pattern.

Neolocal
Bilocal
Trilocal
Avunculocal


5.  

Select the one that represents a system of kinship terminology that is least complex.

Hawaiian
Crow
Sudanese
Iroquois


6.  

_________ descent affiliates an individual with some kin for some purposes and other kin for other purposes.

Ambilineal
Matrilineal
Unilineal
Patrilineal


7.  

_________ seems to be closely related to residence patterns.

Warfare
Society
Lineage
Peace


8.  

Teenage rebelliousness is directly related to __________ residence patterns.

unilineal
metrilineal
patrilineal
neolocal


9.  

What term describes a person's bilateral set of relatives who may be called upon for some purpose?

lineage
clan or sib
kindred
phratry


10.  

When a whole society is divided into two unilineal descent groups, we call each group a ___________.

phratry
moiety
clan
lineage


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