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Social & Cultural Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The process through which a society slowly moves away from a religious framework is known as which of the following?

Question 2 2. What elements define the social structure of society?

Question 3 3. According to Yale psychologist Irving Janis, close-knit groups maintain solidarity by _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of a value?

Question 5 5. What term is used to describe earnings from work or investments?

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Question 6 6. Religious beliefs could help to answer all of the following questions, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. John feels very strongly about having the minimum wage raised so that Americans will be able to support their families and not rely so heavily on government assistance. This viewpoint is part of which of John's belief systems?

Question 8 8. According to Robert Zajonc's drive theory, a cross country runner might _____.

Question 9 9. How do customs develop?

Question 10 10. Focus on ideas, need for higher education, and shift in workplace from cities to homes are characteristics associated with which type of society?

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Question 11 11. In philosophy, morality can be used in which set of ways?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is not one of the six types of societies?

Question 13 13. What do we call the beliefs, ideas, and traditions of a group of people?

Question 14 14. An area where several cultures have traits in common is called a culture _____.

Question 15 15. How do artifacts and mentifacts differ?

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Question 16 16. Culture is BEST defined as:

Question 17 17. Which countries are responsible for consuming almost 88% of the world's resources?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 19 19. Laura was raised in the Methodist church but later realized that she felt a deeper connection with the Catholic Church. Laura experienced a change in which of her belief systems?

Question 20 20. An area where several culture regions make up a larger area is called a culture _____.

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Question 21 21. Sociologists do not distinguish between income and wealth.

Question 22 22. What is the difference between atheism and agnosticism?

Question 23 23. All of the following characteristics are changes that occurred in industrialized societies except...

Question 24 24. Prescriptive morality is focused on:

Question 25 25. If a country has a total national income of $600,000,000 and a population of 20000 people, calculate the per capita income.

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Question 26 26. Developing countries are divided into moderately developed and less developed. Compare the per capita income ranges for each of these types of developing countries.

Question 27 27. A society that is not rooted in or guided by any religious doctrine is known as what?

Question 28 28. A _____ always entails some type of act, while a _____ may include an act, idea or thing.

Question 29 29. Which of the following best describes a belief system?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an ascribed status?

Social & Cultural Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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