Key Sociology Theorists Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cooley is one of the founders of which sociological perspective?

Question 2 2. The study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance is known as _____.

Question 3 3. What was the main focus of W.E.B Du Bois' career?

Question 4 4. C. Wright Mills coined which of the following terms?

Question 5 5. Which social theorist translated August Comte's work from French to English?

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Question 6 6. For Karl Marx, how did religion affect the lives of working-class people?

Question 7 7. Which statement regarding Durkheim's research is correct?

Question 8 8. A city's roads and a living body's circulatory system are both examples of what kind of system?

Question 9 9. What was the major topic in which Emile Durkheim studied in the field of sociology?

Question 10 10. According to Karl Marx, how did the ruling class unconsciously control the masses?

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Question 11 11. How is sociological imagination related to a person's awareness of themselves in the society?

Question 12 12. According to Karl Marx, which group benefits from having a religious belief system?

Question 13 13. One of the most pronounced beliefs of Weber involved which of the following?

Question 14 14. Symbolic interaction perspective was viewed and developed by Ervin Goffman. This perspective looks at:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of a symbol?

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Question 16 16. Karl Marx's ideas are studied and used by philosophers, historians, economists, sociologists, and political scientists. Marx saw the world as two social status classes. Which two classes were they?

Question 17 17. For Emile Durkheim, a society increasing taxes in order to build more schools in a district to handle a growing student population demonstrates which societal concept?

Question 18 18. Joe is currently doing an internship at an advertising agency. Identify what a manifest function of this scenario is.

Question 19 19. Why did Karl Marx compare religion to an opiate?

Question 20 20. Emily has a large number of friends, is well-liked in the workplace, and is an active member of an animal rescue group. Emily has _____.

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Question 21 21. Charles Darwin is most known for studying which theory?

Question 22 22. The idea of sociocultural evolution describes _____.

Question 23 23. According to Karl Marx, why did the working class need to develop class consciousness?

Question 24 24. Charles Horton Cooley was a sociologist who wanted to better understand what?

Question 25 25. _____ functions in a social structure are unintended and not blatantly obvious.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was a reason Karl Marx was against religion?

Question 27 27. Why did Spencer believe that the rich and powerful in a society would be more successful?

Question 28 28. Which theorists distinguishes between the manifest and latent functions of society?

Question 29 29. Gerhard Lenski was considered a macrosociologist, because he studied _____.

Question 30 30. What did Cooley mean when he described society as an organism?

Key Sociology Theorists Chapter Exam Instructions

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