10 most difficult ethnology riddlesEthnology quiz
Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?
There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.
What is the largest tribal grouping of Native Americans in the United States?
According to the 2000 census, 281,069 U.S. citizens self-identify as Cherokee. These numbers are closely followed by Navajo (269,202). Other tribal groups are considerably smaller, only Sioux (108,272) and Chippewa (105,907) exceed 100,000.
What was the color of Jesus' eyes?
it is not known
The Scriptures tell us that Jesus didn’t look different from an ordinary Jewish man of His time. (No, they do not. Jesus was descended from the Galilean Mary.) Any other color of eyes than brown would have been surely noted down. In the 2004 movie, The Passion of the Christ, Jesus was portrayed by Jim Caviezel who had his blue eyes digitally changed to brown.
In which country do the people of Seth live?
People appearing in the south-east of Estonia. The ancient ethnic group, which has a distinct culture, language and other beliefs, was also able to preserve its traditions, even though it was torn out of Estonia and incorporated into the USSR. The name of the group is most likely from the Estonian language, from the phrase "ei see, ei too" ("ni ni, sio"), which meant "neither an Estonian nor a Russian".
This is a warrior from ...
Tamil Nadu, India
Samoa, Pacific Ocean
The warrior carries a weapon called Nifo'oti, typical to the area. It's a mixture of a traditional weapon used in Oceania with an agricultural tool imported by Europeans.
To which people does this flag belong?
The Romani flag is the international flag of the Romani people. It was approved at the first World Romani Congress (WRC), held in Orpington in 1971. The flag consists of a background of blue and green, representing the heavens and earth, respectively; it also contains a 16-spoke red chakra, or spoked wheel, in the centre, representing the itinerant tradition of the Romani people.
Among which people, women tattooed their mouth?
The Ainu are an indigenous people in Japan, today almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. The Ainu women tattooed their mouths, starting at a young age with a small spot on the upper lip, gradually increasing with size. When they reached age 15–16, their tattoos were completed. Thus were they qualified for marriage.
In which country third-gender people are a part of traditional culture?
Fa'afafine are a commonly well-accepted third-gender people of Samoa. They are male at birth, and explicitly embody both masculine and feminine gender traits. In Samoa, there is very seldom ridicule or displeasure towards a biologically male child who states that they are a girl.
The word "Cannibals" was originally used as a name of certain people. How are they called today?
Dayaks of Borneo
Many historians believe that cannibalism was rare or even nonexistent among Carib people. In 1503 Queen Isabella ruled that only people who were better off under slavery (especially cannibals) could legally be taken as slaves. This provided Spaniards an incentive for identifying various groups as cannibals to enslave them.