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Foundations of Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which perspective promotes the idea that right and wrong are culturally defined instead of universal?

Question 2 2. Smalltown University claims to have the most honest students in the country. However, the number of students caught cheating and plagiarizing is about average. The students' behavior illustrates the university's _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 4 4. Why would a sociologist studying the social behavior of a particular group of people need to examine more than just the genetic background of the group?

Question 5 5. A crown and a tiara both represent royalty in many cultures. These are two examples of _____.

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Question 6 6. How does our childhood peer group act as an agent of socialization?

Question 7 7. According to the structural-functional theory, which of the following statements about funeral rituals is FALSE?

Question 8 8. What did Harry Harlow find when he separated baby monkeys from their mothers at birth and place them in isolation for the first six months of their lives?

Question 9 9. How does dramaturgical analysis describe the study of human social interaction?

Question 10 10. All of the following are true about social roles, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. The process by which we learn the attitudes, values, etc. that are important for interaction with others is called _____.

Question 12 12. Multiculturalism differs from the American concept of a cultural melting pot in that:

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements regarding socialization is correct?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of material culture?

Question 15 15. How does social conflict theory link culture with social power?

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Question 16 16. A role set consists of numerous roles attached to _____.

Question 17 17. The status that has the most impact on a person's social identity is his or her _____.

Question 18 18. For years, murder wasn't an official crime in many societies because it was such a heinous act that it ''went without saying'' that it was wrong. This phrase demonstrates a society's _____.

Question 19 19. Mark is a football player at his high school. At an important game, he put great effort into showcasing his playing tactics and techniques. College recruiters noted his fantastic playing skills, and now he has a better chance of getting a sport's scholarship. This is an example of _____.

Question 20 20. Samuel has just been released from prison and must now adjust to a very different life in the ''real world.'' This change an exampled of a _____.

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Question 21 21. Ruth enjoys attending the opera and visiting art museums. These interests can be considered an example of _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true of impression management?

Question 23 23. The agent of socialization that is usually considered to be the most important in childhood is _____.

Question 24 24. All of the following statements about socialization are true, EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. How are role conflict and role strain different?

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Question 26 26. Why is it important to rid ourselves of ethnocentric beliefs?

Question 27 27. Jackeline is taking five college courses. She is very stressed because she needs to study for two tests on Monday and three tests on Tuesday. Jackeline is experiencing _____.

Question 28 28. Stephanie has studied for several years to become a veterinarian and her profession is one of the most important aspects of her life. Being a veterinarian is her _____.

Question 29 29. In the _____ culture of the U.S., teen pregnancies would not exist. However, many teenagers engage in sexual intercourse despite education programs advocating celibacy.

Question 30 30. Values are _____ standards for what is desirable.

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