SOCS185 Week 2 4 and 6 Quiz Latest (2016) 2016

Week 2
Question 1. Question :
(TCO 1) The systematic study of human society is known as _____.
social psychology
Question 2. Question :
(TCO 1) The study of the larger world and our societys place in it is known as _____.
a social science perspective
a scientific perspective
a social psychological perspective
a sociological perspective
a global perspective
Question 3. Question :
(TCO 1) When Peter Berger characterized the sociological perspective as seeing the general in the particular he meant that sociology allows us to _____.
recognize that society has the same effect on all categories of people
see that people in general are rather particular about their behaviors
make generalizations about individuals particular habits
see McArthur in his Jeep Patton in his tank or Bradley in his personnel carrier
look for general patterns in the behavior of particular people
Question 4. Question :
(TCO 3) Of the major theoretical theories in sociology which one views society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change?
Social-solidarity paradigm
Social-conflict theory
Symbolic-interaction paradigm
Structural-functional paradigm
Symbolic-conflict paradigm
Question 5. Question :
(TCO 3) Functions of institutions that are open stated and conscious functions; that involve the intended recognized consequences of any social pattern are known as _____.
Question 6. Question :
(TCO 2) Which is the term for a concept that has a value that changes from case to case?
Question 7. Question :
(TCO 2) Independent variable is to dependent variable as _____.
blood is to water
effect is to cause
cause is to effect
variable is to constant
logic is to intuition
Question 8. Question :
(TCO 2) A relationship in which two (or more) variables change together is called _____.
a correlation
a variation
measurement congruence
a replication
an event horizon
Question 9. Question :
(TCO 2) What research method was used in Philip Zimbardos study the Stanford County Prison?
Captive participant observation
Ethnographic field observation
An experiment
Participant observation
The hellgrammite method
Question 10. Question :
(TCO 2) A criticism of the symbolic-interaction approach is that it
says little about how individuals actually experience society.
wanted to colorize Casablanca.
ignores the influence of factors such as culture class gender and race.
focuses too much on class.
paints a very positive picture of society.
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Question 1. Question :
(TCO 4) On the first day of basic training in the army Pvt. N. Terprize has his civilian clothes replaced with army greens has his hair shaved off loses his privacy and finds that he must use a communal bathroom and other people decide when he eats sleeps and what job he does. Erving Goffman would say that all these humiliating activities are part of _____.
a humiliation ceremony
impression management
the total institution
a deprivation ceremony
Question 2. Question :
(TCO 4) Other than perceiving the competing realities in a joke what is sometimes involved in getting and enjoying a joke?
The joke must be universally funny.
The joke must be simple.
The audience must inferentially complete the joke in their minds.
The joke teller must explain the joke and provide more and more information until it is understood.
The listener must be able to tell a joke well in order to get a joke.
Question 3. Question :
(TCO 4) Which is the order of the stages of human development in Jean Piaget’s model?
Sensorimotor preoperational operational and post operational
Preoperational post operational concrete operational and formal operational
Sensorimotor concrete operational formal operational and post operational
Formal operation concrete operational preoperational and sensorimotor
Sensorimotor preoperational concrete operational and formal operational
Question 4. Question :
(TCO 4) Erving Goffman makes so many explicit parallels to the theater that his view has been termed _____.
Stage Directions
Method Sociology
the Dramaturgical Approach
Question 5. Question :
(TCO 4) Shrimp merchant Sheldon Devane is the son of immigrants and lives with his aunt and uncle while enrolled at a four-year university where he is studying to be a graphic artist. Which of the following is his achieved status?
Graphic artist
University student
Question 6. Question :
(TCO 3) Taxi cab driver Peacup Andropov maintains that human behavior results from learning and has no gentic component. His position is the fundamental opposite of _____.
G. H. Mead
social paychologists
structural functionalists
Question 7. Question :
(TCO 3) Mashie Nibblet is a pro at a country club and loves to play golf but hates to teach it to the country club members. Mashie is experiencing _____.
role conflict
role strain
role ambiguity
role exit
a handicap that if not ironed out would leave him feeling below par with a chip on his shoulder resulting in a stroke
Question 8. Question :
(TCO 3) Norms that are widely observed and have great moral significance are _____.
Question 9. Question :
(TCO 3) Standards by which members of a culture assess desirability goodness and beauty and that serve as broad guidelines for social living are referred to as _________ and ___________ are rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior of its members.
values; norms
norms; values
values; symbols
language; norms
values; language
Question 10. Question :
(TCO 3) All of the following are theories of cultural EXCEPT _____.
Social Conflict.
Week 4
Question 1. Question :
Given North American tradition what type of leadership would she be expected to show?
Task group leadership
Secondary group leadership
Expressive leadership
Instrumental leadership
Autocratic leadership
Question 2. Question : (TCO 4) Which statement reflects Georg Simmel’s understanding of the dyad?
She was one of the greatest marathon swimmers of all time and is a fine sports commentator.
There usually is less intense interaction in a dyad.
Dyads have the least potential for meaningful social bonds.
One member can act as a mediator if relations become strained.
Dyads are less stable than groups with many members.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 4) Ross T. Farrian’s itinerary for the day is to first go to school; second visit a maximum-security prison with his criminology class; and third to serve dinner at the community soup kitchen. Ross is visiting in order a _____ _____ and _____ organization.
normative coercive utilitarian
coercive normative utilitarian
utilitarian coercive normative
utilitarian normative coercive
normative utilitarian coercive
Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) _____ feel they are trapped in the wrong body.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 4) Which statement is true concerning intersexual people?
They are sexually attracted to both sexes.
They are attracted to neither sex.
They have both female and male characteristics.
They have no gender.
They are in the middle of gender reassignment surgery.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) Pat Rearc argues that without norms controlling sexual behavior and thus giving the forces of sexual passion free reign family life and the raising of children would be threatened. To which paradigm would Pat be aligned?
Structural Functional Theory
Symbolic Interaction Theory
Social Conflict Theory
Queer Theory
Exchange Theory
Question 7. Question : (TCO 6) Emile Durkheim proposed several functions of deviance. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
Deviance affirms cultural values and norms.
Deviance provides employment for a large segment of the work force.
Responding to deviance clarifies moral boundaries.
Deviance encourages social change.
Deviance promotes social unity.
Question 8. Question : (TCO 6) Travis Hirschi’s approach to deviance and control proposes that
Hirschi is a deviant spelling of Hershey.
deviance results from differential access to wealth.
deviance is a frustration of ambition.
individualism inhibits the deviance.
everyone finds at least some deviance tempting.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 6) There are four basic reasons to punish: moral vengeance reforming the offender discourage criminality and render the offender incapable of further offenses. The terms for these are in order:
retribution social protection rehabilitation and deterrence.
deterrence retribution social protection and rehabilitation.
social protection deterrence retribution and rehabilitation
retribution rehabilitation deterrence and social protection.
deterrence social protection retribution and rehabilitation.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) In France during the Middle Ages the third estate second estate and first estate refer respectively to
nobility high clergy and commoner.
high clergy nobility and commoner.
commoner high clergy and nobility.
commoner nobility and high clergy.
high clergy commoner and nobility
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Question 1. Question : (TCO 3
(TCO 3) Kuznets curve suggests that
it could be an effective pitch for the veteran who is starting to lose a little something on his fast ball.
industrial societies will in the longer run remain unchanged.
industrial societies tend to become less stratified than agrarian societies.
as human technological sophistication has increased social stratification has decreased.
industrialization and social stratification are unrelated.
Question 2. Question : (TCO 3) _____ is the term for earnings from work or investments and _____ is the term for the total value of money and other assets minus outstanding debts.
Income; personal property
Profit; income
Wealth; income
Income; wealth
Rent; net worth
Question 3. Question : (TCO 3) Which theory of poverty blames poverty on the shortcomings of the poor themselves?
Individual responsibility theory
Personal chioce theory
Social forces theory
Culture of poverty theory
Legacy or poverty theory
Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following did Max Weber suggest were analytically distinct components of stratification?
Conformity deviance and social control
Power prestige and position
Class caste and age
Class prestige and esteem
Class status and power
Question 5. Question : (TCO 4) Accounts Payable Administrator Imelda Czechs works for a small international corporation. This category of work can be described as _____
blue-collar work.
white-collar work.
pink-collar work.
fur collar work.
no-collar work.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 4) Which type of slavery consists of employers holding workers by paying them too little to cover their debts?
Chattel slavery
Child slavery
Debt bondage
Debit slavery
Revolving credit slavery
Question 7. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following gives the correct order of stages of modernization according to W. W. Rostow?
High mass consumption traditional drive to technological maturity and take-off
Traditional drive to technological maturity take-off and high mass consumption
High mass consumption traditional take-off and drive to technological maturity
Traditional take-off drive to technological maturity and high mass consumption
Take-off drive to traditional maturity technological and consume mass quantities
Question 8. Question : (TCO 4) Andre Gunder Frank states that poor nations
are responsible for their own poverty.
were underdeveloped or made poor by rich nations.
suffer from traditional culture.
need to gain more productive technology.
can be helped with the investment of multinational corporations.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 4) According to Immanuel Wallersteins view of the global economic system which type of nation is relatively independent of outside control?
Question 10. Question : (TCO 5) While modernization theory focuses on _____ dependency theory focuses on _____.
poor nations; rich nations
distribution of wealth; production of wealth
production of wealth; distribution of wealth
culture; economics
multinationals; self-reliance
Week 6
Question 1. Question : (TCO 8) Back in 1900 it was common in the United States to consider people of these ancestries as nonwhite.
Irish Italian or Jewish
French German or Swiss
Dutch French or Swede
Austrian Norse or Prussian
Question 2. Question : (TCO 8) Ethnicity refers to ______.
a group that is set apart from others because of physical differences
socially constructed categories based on cultural traits a society defines as important
a group whose members have significantly less control over their own lives than the members of a dominant group
a collective that has reached very moral decisions about a way of life
all people from the same country
Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) The unequal treatment of various categories of people is known as
active prejudice.
Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) The claim that defining members of some minority as inferior will make them inferior is one application of
social distance research.
the iron law of oligarchy.
the Thomas theorem.
authoritarian personality theory.
exploitation theory.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 8) The barrier that is invisible but which prevents women from rising beyond middle-management positions is referred to as
the glass ceiling.
the closed top.
transparent discrimination.
the ceiling of upper management.
the impermeable barrier.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 8) _____ refers to social organization in which males dominate females.
Question 7. Question : (TCO 8) Talcott Parsons explained that males tend to exhibit _____ behavior while females are more _____.
instrumental; expressive
expressive; instrumental
egalitarian; hierarchical
rational; emotional
emotional; rational
Question 8. Question : (TCO 8) Which type of feminism seeks to end patriarchy by eliminating the idea of gender itself?
Liberal feminism
Socialist feminism
Radical feminism
Moderate feminism
Libertarian feminism
Question 9. Question : (TCO 7) Comparing school performance researchers have found that the most important cause of the achievement gap between rich and poor children is
differences in schools.
differences in home environments.
differences in personal ability.
differences in personal health.
differences in family composition.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) _____ and _____ theories explain that families perpetuate social inequality in U.S. society through inheritance of private property encouraging patriarchy and passing on racial and ethnic inequality.
Feminist; functionalist
Social-exchange; feminist
Social-exchange; interactionist
Global; internationalist
Feminist; social conflict
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Question 1. Question : (TCO 3) When Mort Tality assisted in the death of his wife Fay who was suffering from an incurable disease he engaged in
Question 2. Question : (TCO 7) The term empty nest refers to
families whose children have grown and left home.
women who choose to remain single.
women who marry but choose to remain childless.
egalitarian family structures.
couples who are unable to have a child.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 7) A religious organization that stands apart from the larger society is a _____ while a _____ is a religious organization that is largely outside a societys cultural traditions.
church; sect
sect; cult
cult; church
denomination; cult
cult; sect
Question 4. Question : (TCO 7) According to Max Webers analysis of Protestantism and the rise of capitalism which of the following statements is TRUE?
Protestantism held back the development of capitalism for years.
Protestantism with its conflict with the Roman Catholic Church fostered social unrest and averted a socialist revolution.
Protestantism even with its argument with the dominant Roman Catholic Church still supported the economic status quo.
Protestantism stressed duty and hard work boosting economic production and fostering the rise of capitalism.
Protestantism with its conflict with the Roman Catholic Church fostered social unrest and a socialist revolution.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 3) Charter schools are
private schools that typically enroll high-income students.
public schools that have the freedom to try new programs and policies.
private schools that have a religious curriculum.
public schools that are run by private companies.
public schools established through a land grant charter.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) Following the social-conflict approach patterns of health and illness are seen largely as a product of
how people define the situation they experience.
how culture defines health and illness.
a mobile society
social inequality.
Question 7. Question : (TCO 5) Which term do we use to refer to a political and economic system that combines a mostly market-based economy with extensive social welfare programs??
Welfare capitalism
Question 8. Question : (TCO 5) In a capitalist economic system justice amounts to
doing what is best for societys poorest members.
everyone being more or less economically equal.
freedom of the marketplace allowing people to follow their self-interest.
no one going hungry.
little more than lip service.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 5) The Marxist political-economy model suggests that
power is no longer concentrated in the hands of a few.
an anti-democratic bias exists in the capitalist system.
power is widely dispersed throughout society.
many people do not vote because they are satisfied with the political system..
that the only justice in the halls of justice is in the halls.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 5) Which of Webers types of authority is also know as bureaucratic authority?
Egalitarian authority
Charismatic authority
Traditional authority
Rational-legal authority
Representative authority

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