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NES: Culture, Socialization & Social Interaction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following is true of impression management?

Question 3 3. It is the norm for Americans to shake hands with people they meet for the first time. This is most likely an example of a _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of material culture?

Question 5 5. How does our childhood peer group act as an agent of socialization?

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Question 6 6. All of the following are true about social roles, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an example of a counterculture?

Question 8 8. Novels on a bestseller's list would most likely be considered part of _____.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. 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 _____.

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Question 11 11. The status that has the most impact on a person's social identity is his or her _____.

Question 12 12. How might idealization and nonverbal communication affect one another?

Question 13 13. The agent of socialization that usually provides children with their first system of values, norms, and beliefs is their _____.

Question 14 14. John was born as a twin into an African-American family. He grew up and became the president of a company. Which of these is an ACHIEVED status?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of nonverbal communication that can sometimes sabotage our intended presentation of self?

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Question 16 16. Why is sociobiology considered controversial?

Question 17 17. If you support social conflict theory, which of the following proposals would you MOST likely make?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. All of the following choices are components of the language of a culture EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. All of the following statements about socialization are true, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. How does social conflict theory link culture with social power?

Question 22 22. Why is mass media an important agent of socialization?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Samuel has just been released from prison and must now adjust to a very different life in the ''real world.'' This change is an example of a _____.

Question 25 25. According to the structural-functional theory, which of the following statements about funeral rituals is FALSE?

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Question 26 26. Carlos' family goes to the Catholic church every Sunday; this is part of their _____ culture.

Question 27 27. The culture of American cowboys is an example of _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 29 29. How does school act as an agent of socialization?

Question 30 30. A crown and a tiara both represent royalty in many cultures. These are two examples of _____.

NES: Culture, Socialization & Social Interaction Chapter Exam Instructions

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