GACE Behavioral Science: Conformity & Deviance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who argued that deviance is naturally occurring and a necessary part of society, and that a functional society without deviance would be impossible?

Question 2 2. Labeling Theory asserts that _____ deviance applies when someone else makes something of your deviant behavior.

Question 3 3. Stanley Milgram is best known for his study on _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of criminal deviance?

Question 5 5. Chloe heads to the front of the store to check out. Although there are two lines that have a light on and appear to be open, everyone is lined up at only one of them. Chloe assumes there must be something wrong at the shorter line or else everyone would be in it, so she heads to the back of the longer line. This is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. Social conflict theory emphasizes the _____ between different groups in society.

Question 7 7. It is important to separate the concept of _____ from social conformity. This concept is different because it involves complying with an authority figure and does not involve a change in behavior or belief to fit in with a group.

Question 8 8. A _____ theorist would be interested in how capitalism is tied to deviance.

Question 9 9. Deviance is defined as _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following individuals is LEAST likely to be labeled as deviant?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about organized crime is FALSE?

Question 12 12. Under Robert K. Merton's Strain Theory, a person who sells drugs to achieve financial security would be called a/an:

Question 13 13. Which of these situations best exemplifies Merton's Strain Theory?

Question 14 14. _____ percent of participants conformed at least once in Solomon Asch's study of conformity

Question 15 15. The term _____ means how people define deviance in everyday situations.

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Question 16 16. A new student at a high school can display normative conformity by performing all of the following actions EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. According to Durkheim's theory, which function does deviance NOT serve in society?

Question 18 18. Acme Chemicals was found guilty of knowingly selling an unsafe product to the public. This is an example of:

Question 19 19. The _____ asserts that deviance and conformity aren't the result of what we necessarily do, but how others respond to what we do.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a criteria that distinguishes white collar crime from blue collar crime?

GACE Behavioral Science: Conformity & Deviance Chapter Exam Instructions

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