Elementary Social Studies: Anthropology & Sociology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Several of Justin's closest friends surprised him with a large birthday party. Which of the following best describes the group of friends?

Question 2 2. A nuclear family is _____.

Question 3 3. Shana is a member of a debate group for her history class. They are only supposed to participate in one debate. Which of the following best describes this group of students?

Question 4 4. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT related to global climate change?

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Question 6 6. Why is deforestation harmful to biodiversity?

Question 7 7. Why is mass media an important agent of socialization?

Question 8 8. How does school act as an agent of socialization?

Question 9 9. How does our childhood peer group act as an agent of socialization?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of a cultural value?

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Question 11 11. Which element of a wedding is generally each individual couple's decision, rather than being shaped by tradition?

Question 12 12. In which scenario would the woman solve her dilemma by relying on her cultural values?

Question 13 13. Something that is happening in the world around us that is important is known as what?

Question 14 14. Businesses being required to provide insurance coverage is a current event that has implications for what?

Question 15 15. The eventual effects of an event are known as the event's _____.

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Question 16 16. Technology impacts almost every aspect of society. What were two positive impacts of technological change?

Question 17 17. What are the three stages of technological change?

Question 18 18. There are both positive and negative impacts of technological change. What is one negative impact?

Question 19 19.

Which were hindrances to building railroads in the early 19th century?

I. Turnpike operators opposed it.

II. Canal building had sapped state funds.

III. Passengers were scared to ride on trains.

IV. The Panic of 1837 limited private funding.

Question 20 20. In the interior of the nation, which was the most important means of shipping in the early 19th century?

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Question 21 21. Which best describes the federal government's position on building transportation networks?

Question 22 22. Henry Ford's Model T most profoundly impacted the values and norms of which period?

Question 23 23. Which term is defined as a group of people coming together for a common purpose?

Question 24 24. Which term relates to cause and effect patterns throughout history?

Question 25 25. Historically, manufacturing changed from being done in small-scale shops to large, industrialized factories. Analyze the reason why sociologists are interested in this scenario.

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Question 26 26. Macionis identified four ways that sociology can help personal growth. Which of the following is NOT one of the four ways he identified?

Question 27 27. The field of sociology first developed due to three major changes in European societies in the 18th and 19th centuries. What were these three major changes?

Question 28 28. What does it mean to say that we live in a world of economic interdependence?

Question 29 29. If an outsider is feeling overwhelmed by the culture they're visiting because they feel like everyone is micro-managing them, nobody likes them, and everyone is too formal, where is this person from and where are they visiting?

Question 30 30. What is globalization?

Elementary Social Studies: Anthropology & Sociology Chapter Exam Instructions

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