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1. This early law states that "gatherings shall be made for permanent preservation in public museums."

a) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA).
b) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).
c) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA).
d) Antiquities Act of 1906.
e) National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
f) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.

2. Vast quantities of archeological collections came into repositories in the 1960s and early 1970s because of this law.

a) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA).
b) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).
c) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA).
d) Antiquities Act of 1906.
e) National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
f) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.

3. This legislation is responsible for the majority of CRM work done today.

a) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA).
b) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).
c) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA).
d) Antiquities Act of 1906.
e) National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
f) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.

4. Passed after the Antiquities Act, this law requires a written agreement from a repository for curation before issuing a permit for an archeological investigation on federal or tribal land.

a) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA).
b) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).
c) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA).
d) Antiquities Act of 1906.
e) National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
f) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.

5. This law covers cultural and natural resources and requires an EA or EIS.

a) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA).
b) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).
c) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA).
d) Antiquities Act of 1906.
e) National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
f) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.

6. This law has been influential in dealing with issues of collections inventory and deaccessioning.

a) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA).
b) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).
c) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA).
d) Antiquities Act of 1906.
e) National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).
f) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.

7. The laws that permitted the issuance of regulations on the management and care of federal archeological collections are:

a) Antiquities Act of 1906.
b) Historic Sites Act of 1935.
c) Reservoir Salvage Act of 1960.
d) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.
e) Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979.
f) Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990.
g) a, c, and e.
h) b, c, and d.
i) c, d, and e.

8. 36 CFR 79 standards for repositories include:

a) Access to collections.
b) Ability to catalog, store, and inventory a collection on a long-term basis.
c) Physical location within 50 feet of a fire station.
d) Has professionally qualified staff.
e) b & d.
f) a, b, & d.

9. T/F: By 1997 less than a dozen states had curation guidelines based on 36 CFR 79.

a) True.
b) False.

10. The professional archeological organization that has written guidelines on curation is:

a) Society for American Archaeology (SAA).
b) Archaeological Institute of America (AIA).
c) Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA).
d) Register of Professional Archaeologists (ROPA).
e) a & c.

 

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