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1. There are 35 cars backed up at the intersection because of an accident. Which sociological term best describes these 35 drivers? (Points: 5) A primary group An aggregate An association A secondary group 2. Which set of characteristics is most applicable to describing a secondary group? (Points: 5) Formal, impersonal, anonymous Formal, intimate, face-to-face interaction Impersonal, face-to-face interaction, a sense of belonging Anonymous, intimate, a sense of identity 3. Cody is a member of the L.A. Crips. The other gangs in his territory are the Bloods and Satan's Slaves. Cody feels very antagonistic towards the Bloods and the Slaves. For Cody, what type of group do these two rival gangs represent? (Points: 5) Primary groups Social networks Secondary groups Out-groups 4. What was the initial conclusion drawn from the experiment known as the "small world phenomenon"? (Points: 5) Cliques are a basic aspect of society. Society is unconsciously linked together by mutual acquaintances. Small groups are powerful influences on career choices. People have a deep need to be accepted by their peers. 5. Of the following characteristics, which one least applies to bureaucracies? (Points: 5) A specialized division of labor Personal attention and individualism Written rules Written communications and records 6. In bureaucracies, __________ refers to rules and procedures that defy all logic. (Points: 5) red tape goal displacement alienation bureaucratic ritualism 7. Becky has placed pictures of her two children, the family dog, and her summer vacation on the walls of her work cubicle. By doing so, what is Becky trying to accomplish? (Points: 5) She is trying to impress management by being family-oriented. She is taking steps to resist alienation. She is making an effort to conform to the dominant value system. She is exploring the hidden curriculum of the corporate culture. 8. What name does the author use for cameras employed by supervisors to transmit facial expressions and other behavior of employees as they work in their cubicles? (Points: 5) Super snooper sentries Teenie-weenie tattletales Little brothers Corporate spies 9. As group size increases it is less and less likely individuals will come forward to complete group tasks needing done unless specifically assigned to do so. What term describes this phenomenon of group dynamics? (Points: 5) The Peter principle Goal displacement Diffusion of responsibility Parkinson's Law 10. A/An __________ leadership style will most likely result in a high degree of internal solidarity among employees. (Points: 5) democratic authoritarian laissez-faire expressive 11. Which sociological perspective is most aligned with the relativity of deviance? (Points: 5) Structural functionalist Conflict perspective Symbolic interactionist Neo-conflict perspective 12. Which concept of culture is credited with making social life possible and behavior predictable? (Points: 5) Technology Norms Language Gestures 13. Which scientist would address the cause of deviance as being based on genetic predisposition and causes within the individual? (Points: 5) Psychoanalyst Psychologist Epidemiologist Sociobiologist 14. The term __________ refers to a subculture's tendency to kill as a measure of their manhood. (Points: 5) self-fulfilling prophecy subculture of violence differential association general deterrence 15. What four variables contribute to the extent of one's social bond with society? (Points: 5) Attachment, commitment, involvement, belief Frequency, duration, priority, intensity Attachment, duration, priority, belief Frequency, commitment, involvement, intensity 16. Which technique of neutralization is reflected by the comment "Who are you to talk?" (Points: 5) Denial of responsibility Denial of victim Condemn the condemner Appeal to higher loyalty 17. What variable did William Chambliss conclude was the deciding difference between the labels received by the "Saints" and "Roughnecks"? (Points: 5) The race of the members of each group. The age of the Saints compared to the age of the Roughnecks. The difference in the social class of the Saints compared to the Roughnecks. The intellectual status of each group. 18. What is the major difference between white collar crime and street crime? (Points: 5) White collar crime is an act committed in the course of a legitimate occupation, street crime is not. Street crime is synonymous with victimless crime, white collar crime is synonymous with organized crime. White collar crime and street crime are mutually exclusive, meaning no one ever commits both. White collar crime is always a corporate act and street crime an individual act. 19. What are the two major techniques that society has for "anchoring" people to protect them from becoming prison inmates? (Points: 5) Race and social class Marriage and education Marriage and race Education and social class 20. Who was the European sociologist who pointed out that deviance was inevitable and that it would exist even in a group of saints? (Points: 5) Herbert Spencer Max Weber Auguste Comte Emile Durkheim ------------------------------------------------ 1. Slavery is the most widespread in the __________ society. (Points: 5) horticultural pastoral agricultural industrial 2. In the caste system, __________ is the washing ritual that restores purity following ritual pollution. (Points: 5) primogeniture confession ablution compurgation 3. Marx believed that __________ was the primary factor that distinguished the different classes under industrial capitalism? (Points: 5) owning real estate the transportation system of a society people's relationship to the means of production access to natural resources 4. The three components Max Weber believed comprise one's social class are: (Points: 5) property, power, and prestige. education, race, and sex. occupation, income, and age. prestige, occupation, and wealth. 5. __________ is one's ability to control others, even over their objections. (Points: 5) Diffusion Power Primogeniture Compurgation 6. What is the term used to describe an organization in which positions are awarded based on one's ability and skill? (Points: 5) Bureaucracy Oligarchy Meritocracy Corporation 7. What is the ideology supporting the concept that a society's ruler is God's direct representative on earth to administer justice and punish evil doers? (Points: 5) Might makes right The divine right of kings The reality principle The pursuit of happiness 8. What are the two most striking characteristics of the British class system? (Points: 5) Language and education Race and income Occupational prestige and wealth Family background and official title 9. What was the primary purpose behind colonialism as it was practiced during the 18th and 19th centuries by the nations of Europe? (Points: 5) To educate and modernize the underdeveloped world To bring Christianity to the primitive people of the world To establish economic colonies and exploit the people and resources To develop military and industrial allies 10. The __________ allows U.S. companies to import materials to Mexico without paying tax and to then export the finished products into the United States, again without tax. (Points: 5) Taft Hartley Law North American Free Trade Agreement Hatch Act Swift Amendment 11. How has the introduction of new technologies affected global domination and stratification? (Points: 5) The underdeveloped nations of the world are making excellent progress. There is greater parity between the most industrialized and least industrialized nations. There has been no change in the status of nations. New technologies benefit the most industrialized nations at a far greater degree than the least industrialized nations. 12. What term do sociologists use to refer to a large group of people who rank closely together in property, power, and prestige? (Points: 5) Social class Social aggregate Social cliche Social group 13. Bruce owns about 3,000 acres of prime farmland, is one of the wealthiest men in the county, and enjoys a great deal of prestige in his community. In view of this, how would sociologists describe Bruce as it pertains to social class? (Points: 5) Bruce is status inconsistent because wealth and prestige seldom go together. Bruce is status consistent because of his high ranking in the two dimensions. Without additional information it is impossible to determine Bruce's social class. If Bruce is "old money" he is status consistent, but he is status inconsistent if he is "new money." 14. What was the underlying assumption of Karl Marx as it related to determining one's position on the social class ladder? (Points: 5) Social class was solely based on one's relationship to the means of production. Social class was based on one's position in the Communist party. Social class was determined by one's ties to the ruling class. Social class was determined by one's level of education. 15. Erik Wright used the term __________ to describe the condition when a person simultaneously occupies more than one class at the same time. (Points: 5) status inconsistency contradictory class locations class inconsistency class ambiguity 16. Based on the model of Kahl and Gilbert, the __________ class is most shaped by education. (Points: 5) capitalist upper middle lower middle working 17. Meredith is confined to a "medicinal straitjacket." In view of this, what can be surmised about Meredith's situation? (Points: 5) Meredith is a mentally disturbed upper class patient undergoing psychotherapy. Meredith qualifies as being in poverty and is receiving tranquilizers for a diagnosed mental illness. Meredith is a middle-class mental patient in seclusion receiving needed rest and relaxation. Meredith has overdosed on tranquilizing drugs and is now undergoing detoxification. 18. During the Great Depression thousands of people changed social class unexpectedly and usually in a downward spiral. What type of mobility did this event illustrate? (Points: 5) Intergenerational mobility Structural mobility Intragenerational mobility Exchange mobility 19. Which set of characteristics is most applicable in describing the poor? (Points: 5) Inner-city dweller, African American, high school diploma, single Rural location, white, high school drop-out, mother head of household Inner-city dweller, white, married, high school education Rural location, African American, married, some college 20. Which explanation of poverty do sociologists generally support? (Points: 5) Sociologists equally accept the social structure and characteristics of the individual explanations. Sociologists support the characteristics of the individual over the social structure explanation as the main cause of poverty. Sociologists support the social structure explanation over the characteristics of the individual as the main cause of poverty. Neither the social structural nor personal characteristics explanation find much support among sociologists as the cause of poverty. -------------------------------------------- 1. What is the variable that most distinguishes one race from another? (Points: 5) Cultural characteristics Physical characteristics Religion Language 2. __________ is the slaughtering of a group of people because of their presumed race or ethnicity. (Points: 5) Subjugation Genocide Forced assimilation Population transfer 3. Hindu was a choice on the U.S. Census as a race from 1920 to 1940. What is the most logical reason it was removed? (Points: 5) There are virtually no Hindus living in the United States. Hindu is a religion, not a race. All Hindus are Indians, therefore the term was redundant. Hindus wanted to be identified as Americans. 4. Which nation is the least race-conscious and permits a wide range of latitude in classifying a person "white" or "black" with seven terms to describe race? (Points: 5) Brazil England Canada China 5. George is a clerk in a hardware store. When an African American comes into the store, George provides closer monitoring because he believes that African Americans will steal his merchandise. What term most applies to the unequal treatment that George applies to African Americans who are actually customers? (Points: 5) Bias Ethnic work Prejudice Discrimination 6. What is the major difference between how sociologists and psychologists attempt to understand prejudice? (Points: 5) Psychologists primarily use animals in their research, and sociologists use people. Psychologists rely on case studies, while sociologists rely on surveys. Psychologists examine conditions inside the individual, and sociologists examine conditions outside the individual. Psychologists address psychopathology, and sociologists address sociopathology. 7. What do sociologists call a tendency for people to interpret labels in a particular way while the same labels lead them to be blind to the messages they actually convey? (Points: 5) The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis Selective perception The Thomas theorem Discriminating vision 8. __________ is a form of internal colonialism practiced in South Africa when dominant white Afrikaners exploited black Africans. (Points: 5) Subjugation Ethnic cleansing Forced assimilation Apartheid 9. Chicanos are: (Points: 5) Mexicans who traffic illegal aliens to the United States. illegal Mexican immigrants. legal migrant workers from Mexico. Americans from Mexico. 10. __________ is the most common nation of origin for Asian Americans. (Points: 5) China Japan Vietnam The Philippines 11. Which of the following is the best example of gender stratification? (Points: 5) Sally is asked by her boss, Fred, to discuss her annual evaluation over dinner and drinks. Betty and Sue are stay-at-home moms because of their personal beliefs in the value of motherhood. Women are not permitted to vote, own property, or testify in court in some societies. The World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion in the WWF is a man. 12. What is the dominant sociological position to explain gender-based behavior? (Points: 5) Human behavior is primarily a function of biology. Social factors are the reason for human behavior. Instinct is the basis of human behavior more than any other factor. Human behavior is a matter of random selection. 13. In India, what is the practice of suttee? (Points: 5) Women being denied inheritance rights upon their husband's death. The killing of a woman who has shamed the family by her father or brother. The binding of an upper class woman's feet to demonstrate she need not work. The burning of the living widow during cremation with her dead husband. 14. Women have experienced the greatest increase in professional degrees since 1970 in the field of: (Points: 5) engineering. medical surgery. dentistry. law. 15. In which nation do workers pay the greatest amount of their salaries into social security taxes? (Points: 5) The United States England Poland Germany 16. In contrast to how living to a "ripe old age" is viewed in the industrial society, how did the people of colonial America view aging? (Points: 5) It was a significant accomplishment. It was a burden on society. It was a natural course of life. People viewed it with indifference. 17. What do a "baby boom" generation and a "baby bust" generation have in common? (Points: 5) Many jobs will open up when each group retires. They are both age cohorts. They are both classified as birth confederates. They both will create a hardship on the economy when their members retire. 18. The tendency for television stations to retain older male newscasters but replace aging female newscasters in favor of younger, more attractive women is a reinforcement of: (Points: 5) gender socialization. gender transcendence. gender identity. gender aging. 19. Who are the "invisible minority?" (Points: 5) African Americans Native Americans Illegal immigrants from Mexico Asian Americans 20. The __________ is the name of the retirement plan proposed in 1930 that would have been funded by a national sales tax of two percent. (Points: 5) Marshal Plan Gramm-Rudman Act Hatch Act Townsend Plan -------------------------------------- 1. Sociologically, which of the following is the most accurate definition of "marriage"? (Points: 5) It is the union of one man and one woman. It consists of people occupying the same housing unit. It is an arrangement where two people live together and share expenses. It is a group's approved mating arrangement. 2. Regina lives in a society in which children are related to their father's relatives, but not their mother's relatives. What type of descent system does this illustrate? (Points: 5) Bilateral Unilateral Patrilineal Matrilineal 3. Why do functionalists argue that the incest taboo is a norm necessary for proper family development? (Points: 5) It reinforces patriarchal authority. It enforces the concept of monogamy. It facilitates the socialization of children and it avoids role confusion. It prevents the transference of genetic defects. 4. The __________ perspective is most aligned with the belief that family controls economic production, socialization of children, care of the sick and aged, and reproduction. (Points: 5) functionalist conflict symbolic interactionist feminist 5. Which of the following variables contributes the greatest influence on homogamy? (Points: 5) Earned income Personal attractiveness Level of education Propinquity 6. What was the basis of antimiscegenation laws? (Points: 5) The marrying of close relatives Marriage between people of the same sex Interracial marriage Marriage between American citizens and immigrants 7. Marianne and her children live in a neighborhood where all the families share their resources when someone needs help. The neighbors also consider themselves to be an extended family. Sociologists use the term __________ to describe these survival mechanisms. (Points: 5) communal living neo-nuclear kin fictive kin illusory kin 8. __________ elders play a much more active role in their children's families in comparison to other U.S. families. (Points: 5) Asian American African American Latino Native American 9. __________ is the primary source of strain in the typical one-parent family. (Points: 5) The lack of a male role-model in the family Poverty The emotional stress caused by divorce Social isolation 10. Which of the following trends is less likely to occur in respect to marriage? (Points: 5) Cohabitation is likely to increase. Births to single women are likely to decrease. The age of first marriages will increase. More married women will join the work force. 11. Yoko attends grade school in Japan. What would be the central theme of all of her classes? (Points: 5) Individual competition and achievement Individualized instruction and textbooks Solidarity with the group and team effort Memorization and critical thinking 12. __________ is the process of passing a nation's core values from one generation to the next, such as respect for private property, individuality, and competition through the school system. (Points: 5) Social integration Credentialization Cultural transmission Social placement 13. __________ is the process of determining which people will enter what occupations through tracking and placing select students in "ability groups" and "advanced" classes. (Points: 5) Mainstreaming Gatekeeping Social integration The hidden curriculum 14. In the United States, what single factor determines who attends college more than any other? (Points: 5) Standardized test scores Family background High school rank Age at application 15. What is the primary purpose sociologists study religion? (Points: 5) To determine which religions are genuine and which are cults. To evaluate the truth of a religion's teachings. To study the role religion plays in people's lives. To seek proof that some religions are better than others. 16. The crescent moon and stars are to Muslims as the __________ is to the Jews. (Points: 5) Star of David eight-spoked wheel cross cow 17. __________ is a sudden awareness of the supernatural or a feeling of coming in contact with God. (Points: 5) A compensator Evangelism A religious experience A ritual 18. __________ is the social scientist is credited with saying "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed....the opium of the people." (Points: 5) Emile Durkheim Talcott Parsons Karl Marx Herbert Spencer 19. What is the term used to describe the shifting of focus from spiritual matters to the affairs of this world? (Points: 5) The church legitimization of the social order The modernization of religion The evangelical movement The secularization of religion 20. What is another term used to describe what is called a new religion? (Points: 5) Ecclesia Denomination Sect Cult Read more: Essentials of Sociology -