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Social Institutions: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Greg came in to work today and his face looks very pale. He seems to be tired and has been having difficulty concentrating. You, as his supervisor, suggested he go home early and rest. In this situation, Greg is meeting the expectations of _____.

Question 2 2. The set of expectations that defines the behaviors appropriate for individuals who are sick is called the _____.

Question 3 3. Why do many people believe that doctors are motivated by profit instead of concern for their patients?

Question 4 4. Dylan wanted children, but did not want to get married. He decided to adopt and recently became the proud father of a little boy. Dylan is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. A group whose members are related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption is a _____.

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Question 6 6. A child is labeled as having a 'behavioral problem' because he had some behavioral difficulties in his class the previous year. This child ends up frequently acting out and disrupting class the following year with a new teacher. This could be considered an example of _____.

Question 7 7. Why are some nontheistic religions also called 'ethical religions'?

Question 8 8. In our society, individuals performing the sick role are _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following was the official religion of China for about two millennia?

Question 10 10. In pre-industrial societies, children are often educated _____.

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Question 11 11. Colleges help prepare students for their future careers. This is an example of a _____ function of the school.

Question 12 12. Secularization refers to _____.

Question 13 13. Barbara can trace her family tree back eight generations on her dad's side of the family, but only two generations back on her mom's side. Which system of family lineage does this describe?

Question 14 14. Which of the following descriptions best fits both the controversies of self-fulfilling prophecies and tracking in education?

Question 15 15. Medicaid is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16. A school's _____ unintentionally teaches students the social attitudes and habits that will allow them to fit into society.

Question 17 17. How would you describe the everyday routines of our daily lives, such as getting dressed and brushing our hair?

Question 18 18. Rachel is interested in doing a study of how the Zika virus impacts individuals in different social classes. Her study would be part of the field of _____.

Question 19 19. Some sociologists believe that _____ is a function of school that perpetuates inequality.

Question 20 20. Which of these statements about health in the United States is MOST accurate?

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Question 21 21. Dustin firmly believes that science proves that God does not exist. Dustin could be described as a(n)

Question 22 22. The time period following Industrial Revolution saw a decrease in deaths caused by infectious diseases and an increase in deaths caused by chronic conditions. Why did this occur?

Question 23 23. Why do some cultures believe girls should not be educated?

Question 24 24. Sarah's managed health plan requires a referral from her family physician before she can see a specialist. She most likely has a _____ insurance plan.

Question 25 25. Based on previous findings, what would you expect sociologists to discover in a new study examining three highly religious cultures?

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Question 26 26. Why do Jews practice circumcision?

Question 27 27. Which of the following systems of ethics and moral responsibilities do Hindus believe in?

Question 28 28. Peyton claims that she can point to evidence of civil religion in the United States today. Which of the following could she use as a valid example to support her claim?

Question 29 29. Obesity can lead to which of the following conditions?

Question 30 30. Individuals commonly find mates while attended a college or university. This is an example of _____.

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