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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of material culture?

Question 2 2. Some social scientists propose that stereotypical gender behavior is more a result of nature than of nurture. This represents which theoretic approach?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Cultural norms and values are closely related because

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is correct?

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Question 6 6. A population in which people interact and share common interests is called a _____.

Question 7 7. Cultural norms keep society

Question 8 8. Who is the author of historical materialism?

Question 9 9. Enculturation can be all of the following except which one?

Question 10 10. Why is it important to rid ourselves of ethnocentric beliefs?

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Question 11 11. Who asserted that all cultures move through three definite stages of progression: savagery, barbarism, and civilization?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of cultural change occurring from within a society?

Question 13 13. What is enculturation?

Question 14 14. What is diffusion of culture?

Question 15 15. Carlos' family goes to the Catholic church every Sunday; this is part of their _____ culture.

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Question 16 16. Dimitri is frustrated that his limousine company is losing money. He blames the sluggish economy for the downturn in business. This is an example of _____ attribution.

Question 17 17. Which of the following options are part of a culture?

Question 18 18. Greg saw Jody deliberately cut off another driver in traffic. He believes Jody must be an aggressive person. This is an example of _____ attribution.

Question 19 19. People in _____ cultures tend to be very self-sufficient and self-reliant.

Question 20 20. What do we call the increased interchanging of cultural beliefs in our globally connected society?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of how contact with other cultures can lead to cultural changes?

Question 22 22. We often say that the British drive on the 'wrong side' of the road. This is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. How do people in individualistic cultures differ from members in collectivistic cultures?

Question 24 24. Which theory asserts that cultural progression will be halted by famine and disease due to overpopulation?

Question 25 25. If you support social conflict theory, which of the following proposals would you MOST likely make?

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Question 26 26. Finish the following statement: Enculturation provides a means for us to become ___?

Question 27 27. Cultural norms are transmitted through the following systems

Question 28 28. Which of the following can be a source of enculturation?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. An exchange of technology across global borders is known as

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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