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Economics and Politics: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Characteristics of the secondary labor market include:

Question 2 2. Which of the following was a benefit of the Industrial Revolution?

Question 3 3. All of the following statements about the Industrial Revolution are true, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. In the pluralist mode of power, why do insider groups tend to be more powerful than outsider groups?

Question 5 5. Members of the Republican political party are likely to do all of the following, except:

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Question 6 6. Select the answer that describes the major difference between the pluralist and power-elite models of power.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of postindustrial society?

Question 8 8. The form of government in Cuba allows citizens very few civil liberties. There is only one ruler to whom the people are absolutely obedient. Based on this information, Cuba uses which form of government?

Question 9 9. How would you classify the form of government utilized in the United States of America?

Question 10 10. A pharmacist works in which economic sector?

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Question 11 11. Michael L. Smith was awarded the Physiology and Entomology Noble prize in 2015 for his research on the sting of honey bees. He contributed to which modern economic sector?

Question 12 12. Samantha is finally old enough to vote but she really has no interest in the political process. She thinks one person's vote can't really make a difference and doesn't even plan to vote in the upcoming presidential election. Samantha is displaying _____.

Question 13 13. Periphery countries are often referred to as third-world countries. How are these countries characterized?

Question 14 14. Voters who incorporate the political views of different parties and end up not identifying with any particular group are referred to as _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following situations are most likely to occur in a socialist economy?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a barrier that keeps members of the secondary labor market from moving into the primary market?

Question 17 17. Thomas lives in a country that exploits other countries for cheap labor and raw materials. Thomas most likely lives in which kind of country?

Question 18 18. Ana lives in a country where the monarch is the key figure in the government. He determines the fate of the country on his own. She wants to start a petition to form the country's first parliament in order to restrict the monarch's power. Why is her country currently an absolute monarchy?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the development of new technology during the second agricultural revolution?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of charismatic authority?

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Question 21 21. How does the average person make their voice heard in the power-elite model?

Question 22 22. You live in a country where religion and conservative beliefs are highly important. The authority of your leader is often based upon hereditary claims and it rarely changes over time. There are deeply rooted inequalities in society that are preserved by the system. They prevent movement from one social class to another. People don't argue with the system because that's the way it has always been. Why is this an example of a traditional system?

Question 23 23. Characteristics of the primary labor market include:

Question 24 24. A _____ country is gaining economic wealth while still being occasionally exploited by other countries.

Question 25 25. Which activity belongs in the primary sector?

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Question 26 26. In a certain country, light bulbs are very expensive because one privately-owned business supplies the vast majority of the light bulbs in the country. Under which economic system would this be MOST likely to occur?

Question 27 27. Select the answer choice that best defines a profession.

Question 28 28. You are listening to a news report about a foreign government that often uses scare tactics and censors the media. The government seems to have unlimited control over people's lives. Which of the following forms of government is it most likely to be?

Question 29 29. _____ is a third party political group in the U.S. that can be said to have views that reflect the ideals of the Founding Fathers.

Question 30 30. Which of the following types of countries can be referred to as industrialized?

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