Diversity in Society Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The following image depicts which class of people involved in the American Class System?

Question 2 2. Who argued that deviance is naturally occurring and a necessary part of society, and that a functional society without deviance would be impossible?

Question 3 3. Holly believes her son will be tempted to engage in at least some deviant behavior, but family and peer influences will be enough to stop him. Holly's belief is most consistent with _____.

Question 4 4. If you were employed at a large technology company as an executive and wore sweatpants to work, you would be considered committing a deviant act. How could you remedy the situation to conform with the company's standards and expectations?

Question 5 5. If you had developed a powerful, negative label towards someone else that greatly changed your perception of them because of something they are associated with, something they did, or otherwise, your perception of that person would be a result of what sociological concept?

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Question 6 6. Jill lives in a country that was one of the first to industrialize. The economy is capital intensive and advanced technologically. Her country is considered a _____ country.

Question 7 7. _____ is a form of punishment that locks up criminals to keep them away from the rest of the population.

Question 8 8. Social conflict theory emphasizes the _____ between different groups in society.

Question 9 9. The three-world model that was constructed during the Cold War was based on _____

Question 10 10. In an open system, upward social mobility can be achieved by all of the following, except?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is characteristic of higher income countries?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. The proportion of families living in poverty that are headed by women has grown to more than fifty percent. This is an example of _____.

Question 14 14. If you were pulled over for committing a traffic violation, the police officer must ensure which of the following?

Question 15 15. Which of these situations best exemplifies Merton's Strain Theory?

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Question 16 16. What is the difference between social stratification and global stratification?

Question 17 17. Global stratification is _____

Question 18 18. There are many people that are more at-risk for experiencing poverty than others. Which of the options below does not represent an at-risk group of people?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is characteristic of low-income countries?

Question 20 20. John's position in the class hierarchy was ascribed to him at birth with no change possible. John lives in _____.

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Question 21 21. A vigilante on a television show is viewed as a hero by the community, while law enforcement sees him as a criminal. This illustrates _____.

Question 22 22. In _____ social system, the daughter of a dock worker can obtain a higher status after receiving her medical degree.

Question 23 23. John is a manager at an auto manufacturing plant. His family has been working with the company for years. His father, for example, used to work in fabrication, and his grandfather was employed as a loader who moved materials into the factory. What type of mobility does this scenario describe?

Question 24 24. After hearing that her neighbor Jim had been arrested for spying, Susan tells her sister that she remembers Jim acting like he had something to hide. Susan's action is an example of _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about the American middle class system is FALSE?

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Question 26 26. Deviance is defined as _____.

Question 27 27. There are three categories used in the field of sociology to stratify nations. If you were asked to explain which category a nation belonged in that were clearly under-developed and experienced widespread suffering, which would you choose below?

Question 28 28. There are two types of social mobility. Which type refers to a change in position between social levels?

Question 29 29. Members of the _____ tend to have a low educational level, are not highly skilled, and work minimum-wage jobs.

Question 30 30. If you thought that anyone who does not work is somehow deviant, even if that person is capable of working, your thought process would be reminiscent of which of the following?

Diversity in Society Chapter Exam Instructions

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