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Major Theorists in Sociology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following are the elements of society that may actually disrupt the social system?

Question 2 2. In 1905, Charles Horton Cooley founded an organization called _____.

Question 3 3. According to C. Wright Mills, which of the following is the definition of a public issue?

Question 4 4. Susan has just been hired for a competitive job in a corporation because she is a close friend of the CEO. In this example, the employer has failed to follow which of Weber's principles?

Question 5 5. What was Du Bois' criticism of Booker T. Washington's work?

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Question 6 6. How did Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk become an inspiration in the fight for American civil rights during the 1960s?

Question 7 7. Why did Max Weber believe that informal organizations and family businesses would be potentially unsuccessful?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements does NOT reflect Du Bois' role with the NAACP?

Question 9 9. In comparing society with a living organism's various systems, why would the government be considered the nervous system?

Question 10 10. A city's roads and a living body's circulatory system are both examples of what kind of system?

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Question 11 11. Including the societies described by Lenski, how many types of societies have developed as of today?

Question 12 12. Du Bois was the first person of color to achieve which of the following?

Question 13 13. What did Cooley mean when he described society as an organism?

Question 14 14. What would the ideas of equality, democracy, and freedom represent in terms of American society?

Question 15 15. Cooley is one of the founders of which sociological perspective?

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Question 16 16. Which is an example of how sociological imagination can allow us to be active in creating social change?

Question 17 17. Herbert Spencer coined which phrase?

Question 18 18. According to Max Weber, how would an informal channel of communication affect an organization?

Question 19 19. Which university did Du Bois attend?

Question 20 20. _____ functions in a social structure are intended and obvious.

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Question 21 21. Why did Gerhard Lenski believe the level of technology was crucial for the survival of a society?

Question 22 22. _____ functions in a social structure are unintended and not blatantly obvious.

Question 23 23. Jose grew up in a society that was not completely settled and that relied primarily on the resources readily available from their animals. He grew up in which of the following types of societies?

Question 24 24. The power elite of the nation is made up of individuals from all of the following groups EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. Harriet Martineau was known as _____.

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Question 26 26. According to Max Weber, how should consistency and accountability be maintained in a bureaucratic structure?

Question 27 27. According to C. Wright Mills, which of the following individuals is most likely to be a member of the power elite?

Question 28 28. How is sociological imagination related to a person's awareness of themselves in the society?

Question 29 29. Herbert Spencer was one of the top three sociologists to contribute to the theoretical _____ perspective .

Question 30 30. In The Souls of Black Folk, what did Du Bois mean by the term double consciousness?

Major Theorists in Sociology Chapter Exam Instructions

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