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Human Behavior and Social Interaction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Decades ago, the U.S. government prohibited marriage between a black person and a white person. The government had an anti-_____ law.

Question 2 2. How are role conflict and role strain different?

Question 3 3. Several of Justin's closest friends surprised him with a large birthday party. Which of the following best describes the group of friends?

Question 4 4. Secularization refers to _____.

Question 5 5. A person who comes to live in a foreign country is known as an _____.

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Question 6 6. Interpersonal relationships serve multiple functions in a child's social development, such as _____.

Question 7 7. How does the structural strain theory explain deviant group behavior?

Question 8 8. 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 _____.

Question 9 9. During the Holocaust, the Nazis killed millions of people because they were Jewish. This is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 10 10. Who argued that deviance is naturally occurring and a necessary part of society, and that a functional society without deviance would be impossible?

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Question 11 11. According to Durkheim's theory, which function does deviance NOT serve in society?

Question 12 12. Culturally, religiosity appears to be _____, while secularization appears to be _____.

Question 13 13. Deviance is defined as _____.

Question 14 14. Social groups must contain _____ people.

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is true about a mass society?

Question 17 17. Jose belongs to a group of 5 members; he belongs to a _____.

Question 18 18. All of the following are true about social roles, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Some sociologists believe that _____ is a function of school that perpetuates inequality.

Question 20 20. Based on previous findings, what would you expect sociologists to discover in a new study examining three highly religious cultures?

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Question 21 21. Why might social movements arise among people who feel deprived?

Question 22 22. Individuals commonly find mates while attending a college or university. This is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. _____ norms are centered on how hard a person should work in a given group.

Question 24 24. Expectations for a relationship based on past experience is known as the _____ in social exchange theory.

Question 25 25. A school's _____ unintentionally teaches students the social attitudes and habits that will allow them to fit into society.

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Question 26 26. A role set consists of numerous roles attached to _____.

Question 27 27. The agent of socialization that is usually considered to be the most important in childhood is _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following examples represents a function of a school?

Question 29 29. From 1880-1921, the United States experienced _____

Question 30 30. Colleges help prepare students for their future careers. This is an example of a _____ function of the school.

Human Behavior and Social Interaction Chapter Exam Instructions

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