Social Change Over Time Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to political sociologist William Kornhauser, social movements are influenced by _____.

Question 2 2. Imagine moving into an apartment building and were told that your rent was going to be $600 a month and then a few months later your rent was increased to $800 a month. The increase in rent resulted in having to find a new place to live because you couldn't afford it. What sociological concept does this situation resemble? You've learned that the increase in rent was due to new residents coming into the community that could afford the higher rent rate.

Question 3 3. If a group of people acted in a deviant manner, what social movement theory would best explain their actions?

Question 4 4. Why is the replacement level for most industrialized countries 2.0 births per woman (2.075 in the UK, for example), but ranges from 2.5 to 3.3 in developing countries?

Question 5 5. Let's imagine for a moment that you were in a shopping mall and all of a sudden loud music started playing and hundreds of people started dancing to the music! You were not aware that this was going to happen, it's funny, and entertaining! All of the dancing is choreographed and the event was spontaneous. Which sociological phenomenon below best represents this type of situation?

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Question 6 6. What is the basic foundation of the demographic transition theory?

Question 7 7. Mass hysteria is the common term used to describe a situation in which _____.

Question 8 8. Anastasia recently started working as a graphic designer. She has been working hard and putting in extra hours, hoping that she will be promoted and then be able to buy a new car. Anastasia is MOST likely living in a _____ society.

Question 9 9. A fad is defined as a _____.

Question 10 10. The coalescence stage of a social movement life cycle is characterized by _____.

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Question 11 11. Why is the crude birth rate sometimes misleading?

Question 12 12. Demographic transition describes the shift from:

Question 13 13. Which dance was feared in 19th century England because it required couple to embrace each other closely?

Question 14 14. The number of children a woman bears during her reproductive years is known as _____.

Question 15 15. When the terrorist attacks happened on 9-11 in New York City, which of the sociological concepts below occurred in the city streets at that specific time of the attack?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms best describes a gathering of people who share a purpose?

Question 17 17. How does the structural strain theory explain deviant group behavior?

Question 18 18. Which of the crowd behavior theories below would best illustrate a situation where students protested together because of having to complete too many assignments?

Question 19 19. A reformative social movement is a social movement that seeks to change only _____.

Question 20 20. The concentric zone model

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Question 21 21. Why did Malthus believe there would not be enough food for humanity?

Question 22 22. Fertility is

Question 23 23. Of the following occupations listed below, which is the correct occupation indicating the work of a social scientist who analyzes the effects of population changes?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is MOST likely to lead to habitat loss?

Question 25 25. A group of people with a common ideology who try to achieve certain general goals together is known as a _____.

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Question 26 26. There are all types of mass behavioral concepts. Identify the behavior below that is not a mass behavioral concept.

Question 27 27. If you were a member of a online social network and noticed that there was a popularity trend in liking a new, local business, what would that trend be considered?

Question 28 28. Individuals living in a _____ community feel a close sense of belonging and would be likely to grow crops together or to work together on building projects.

Question 29 29. There are many types of social movements. Which of the options below defines a movement that is most associated with changing specific aspects of how society functions?

Question 30 30. In 2014, a small town with a population of 1,568 people had 56 births. Find the crude birth rate for that year.

Social Change Over Time Chapter Exam Instructions

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