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Vertical Mobility in Sociology: Definition & Concept

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What is vertical mobility?

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1. What is horizontal mobility?

2. Which of the following factors can influence your social status?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of vertical mobility. Topics you will be assessed on include descriptions and examples of vertical and horizontal mobility as well as identifying the factors that influence one's social status.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Vertical and horizontal mobility defined
  • Factors influencing social status
  • Horizontal and vertical mobility exemplified

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on vertical mobility
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as vertical and horizontal mobility
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about factors that influence one's social status and mobility, whether vertical or horizontal

Additional Learning

To learn more about sociology, review the accompanying lesson on Vertical Mobility in Sociology: Definition & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the factors that influence one's social status
  • Relate one's social status to the concept of vertical mobility
  • Differentiate between vertical mobility and horizontal mobility
  • Identify examples of vertical and horizontal mobility
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