CLEP Introductory Sociology: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam
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Question 11.Which of the following studies the relationship between social construction and health and disease?
Question 22.Students at a high school make friends and find future romantic partners. This is an example of _____.
Question 33.The social institution of religion is characterized by its focus, through both belief and ritual, on the _____.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross theorized that dying people go through five stages of grief. People usually encounter these stages in which order?
Question 55.An apartment renter in Portland cannot afford the rent increase of his apartment complex, and he must move out so a wealthier occupant can rent the unit. This is an example of _____.
Question 66.All of the following are examples of mass behavior EXCEPT _____.
Question 77.In sociological theory, deviance refers to _____.
Question 88.Sociological theory is divided into all of the following major sub-fields EXCEPT _____.
Three researchers, each based in a different major U.S. city, interview college students on their stress levels during finals week. On a scale of 1-10 (from least to most stressed), researcher 1 reported an average stress level of 7, researcher 2 an average of 6, and researcher 3 an average of 8.
Which of the following is true of this study?
Question 1010.Which of the following is the most stable type of social group?
Question 1111.According to the world systems theory, an external area is _____.
Question 1212.According to the cultural transmission theory, which of the following explains the origins of prejudice?
Question 1313.Which of the following explains the terms ''race'' and ''ethnicity'' correctly?
Question 1414.Which of the following theorists promoted the idea of bureaucracy in organizations, where employees were loyal to organizations rather than employers?
Question 1515.Which of the following argues that the concept of gender should be completely removed from society?
Question 1616.Which stage of a social movement life cycle has little to no organization?
Question 1717.Which dance was feared in 19th century England because it required couple to embrace each other closely?
Question 1818.Leaders who are dominantly expressive tend to:
Question 1919.Sarah travels from her home in New Jersey to a vacation condo in New Mexico and is relieved to find that she can enjoy the same juicy burger at her favorite hamburger chain so far away from home. Which concept of McDonaldization is at work?
Question 2020.In which country did Durkheim find the highest rate of suicide?
Question 2121.A _____ is an organization with a well-defined formal hierarchy and chain of command, with competence rather than personality as the basis for job appointment.
Question 2222.All of the following are examples of an ascribed status EXCEPT:
Question 2323.Why is mass media an important agent of socialization?
Question 2424.Which of the following items best fit within the practice of interpretivist sociology?
Question 2525.Which of the following statements is true about interpretivist sociologists?
Question 2626.During the Holocaust, the Nazis killed millions of people because they were Jewish. This is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 2727.Minority groups are characterized by _____.
Question 2828.Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the development of new technology during the second agricultural revolution?
Question 2929.The _____ sector of the economy involves the supplying of services to consumers and businesses.
Question 3030.Pornography is defined as _____.
Question 3131.Which type of sexism occurs when a society gives different opportunities or advantages to one sex in a specific context?
Question 3232.Select the answer that contains the original meaning of the word 'manufacturing.'
Question 3333.Which famous theorist actually coined the term sociology in 1838?
Question 3434.Some sociologists believe that _____ is a function of school that perpetuates inequality.
Question 3535.Which answer choice lists the basic stages of traditional family life in the correct order?
Question 3636.Which of the following describes Freud's legacy?
Question 3737.Which of the following answer choices best describes Erik Erikson's late adulthood stage of psychosocial development?
Question 3838.Vanna was born into an old money family and lives off a generous trust fund. She spends much of her time working with charity organizations and attending social events. Vanna is a member of which social class?
Question 3939.According to Durkheim's theory, which function does deviance NOT serve in society?
Question 4040.The continuity theory asserts that _____.
Question 4141.Which of the following answer choices best describes the symbolic-interaction perspective on aging?
Question 4242.Which of the following terms best describes a gathering of people who share a purpose?
Question 4343.Encouraging the full participation of every group member, supporting debate and productive conflict within the group, dividing group members into smaller brainstorming groups, and allowing the group to express its opinion before the leader expresses hers are all examples of:
Question 4444.Herbert Spencer was one of the top three sociologists to contribute to the theoretical _____ perspective .
Question 4545.Which of the following is an example of nonverbal communication that can sometimes sabotage our intended presentation of self?
Question 4646.Which of the following research designs would be considered experimental?
Question 4747.Race is determined, in part, by which of the following?
Question 4848.Periphery countries are often referred to as third-world countries. How are these countries characterized?
Question 4949.Sex describes the _____ differences between male and female.
Question 5050.A recent news item mentions a study showing that though more women than men go to college, men are still more likely to earn doctoral degrees than women. Which theoretical perspective in sociology would be most likely to address an issue such as this one?
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