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Folk & Pop Chapter 4
Flashcards for vocabulary and questions from the "Wozepardy" game.
|The current diffusion of soccer is an example of what?
|Folk culture changing into popular culture
|In heavily forested areas, wood is a main building material. Similarly, in regions where mud is prominent, bricks are common in traditional architecture. What can be said about the relationship between building materials and the environment?
|Resources used for building materials are determined by the local environment.
|What is the effect of popular culture coming into LDCs on women, in particular?
|More opportunities are created and pursued outside the house and traditional clothing changes to Western business attire.
|High population of chicken can have what impact on grain supplies?
|Grain supplies are essentially wasted when fed to chicken instead of direct, more efficient consumption by humans.
|A repetitive act performed by a particular individual; ex. Biting nails, thumb sucking etc.
|Rapid diffusion of popular culture is due largely to ____________ ____________________ and ________________.
|Modern communication, technology
|The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act; ex. Wearing Converse is typical of American students.
|Which states in America have the highest concentration of golf courses in America?
|The Northern-central states
|Which of the following is false: 1. Popular culture varies from time to time. 2. Popular culture varies from place to place. 3. Folk culture varies from time to time. A. both 1 and 2 B. both 2 and 3 C. only 2 D. only 1
|B. both 2 and 3
|What is the goal of restaurant, hotel, and business franchises when constructing similar buildings?
|These companies want to achieve a uniform landscape to ensure that customers will be familiar with their surroundings even in new locations.
|What is the difference between the diffusion of television and the internet?
|The Internet diffused globally in approximately 10 years, while television took about 50 years to reach a worldwide audience.
|Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups; ex. Tribes in Asia and Africa have _________ ___________ because they are isolated and are practiced in small groups.
|The type of snack food or beverages enjoyed by people in specific locations are largely determined by what is ____________ _____________.
|Which two religions are against the consumption of pork?
|Islam and Judaism
|What is the most important type of architecture in American housing?
|In which state of the United States is alcohol consumption the lowest? Who resides there?
|Utah; a large population of Mormons inhabit the state, and it is against their religion to drink alcoholic beverages.
|By what type of diffusion is folk culture spread?
|Where was the hearth of hip hop in the 1970s?
|The South Bronx
|Jeans are an example of American _______________ ________________
|Varying styles of house construction is are well suited to the geographic method of _____________.
|In contrast to folk culture, popular culture is typical of ____________, __________________ groups.
|The use of a horse and buggy is an example of _______________ ________________.
|Why is there little wine production in Asia?
|There is a lack of tradition for making wine.
|True or false: Vietnamese folk songs were used to convey information about agriculture.
|Which type of culture originates based on familiar events in everyday life?
|What is cultural diversity encouraged by?
|How did soccer spread to other countries by the British?
|British soldiers occupied other European countries, spreading the sport there.
|What kind of diffusion spreads popular culture?
|A restriction on behavior imposed by social customs; ex. Kosher laws
|What regional art draws inspiration from religion and the environment?
|Is there a high concentration of golf courses in the Sun Belt?
|What are three factors that influence the choice of clothing in Western countries?
|Occupation, level of income, and knowledge
|Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics; ex. Hello Kitty
|Why do some folk cultures continue practicing their cultures even though there is popular culture that has been diffused to these areas?
|They want to preserve their cultures.
|The contribution of a location's distinctive physical features to the way food tastes; ex. in Northern Europe there are many trees, so there is a lot of firewood. In this region, foods are stewed for long periods of time.
|Which of the types of culture is more likely to spread?
|True or False: All food taboos originate because of the physical environment.