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Social Institutions & Power Structures Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to Karl Marx, which of the following is not a Mode of Production?

Question 2 2. Which Marxist term best describes the machines, land, and raw materials in an economic system?

Question 3 3. Which of the following examples represents a function of a school?

Question 4 4. Individuals commonly find mates while attending a college or university. This is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. The Judeo-Christian Ten Commandments are an example of a _____.

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Question 6 6. Who defined faith as the ultimate concern?

Question 7 7. Mark lives in a country that has an economic system free from foreign influence and a unique labor market outside of the world system. His country is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. All of the following factors have led to changes in the world economic system, EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. Which of the following best defines social power?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of charismatic authority?

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Question 11 11. If I adopt views that benefit someone with more money, resources or power in society than me, and these views also hurt me, I am experiencing:

Question 12 12. What view does Marxism consider objective reality?

Question 13 13. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is a book written by _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a true statement about liberation theology?

Question 15 15. The main focus of Karl Marx's work was on which of the following social elements?

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Question 16 16. Karl Marx met Friedrich Engels and then later wrote which of the following documents with him?

Question 17 17. Religious beliefs could help to answer all of the following questions, EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. What is the difference between atheism and agnosticism?

Question 19 19. The theory of dominant ideologies was established by which of the following philosophers in the 19th century?

Question 20 20. Which of the following political ideologies allows for the people to select their own leaders and representatives?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following models sees power as revolving around class and economic status?

Question 22 22. In the pluralist mode of power, why do insider groups tend to be more powerful than outsider groups?

Question 23 23. Which of the following did Karl Marx suggest was central to understanding history?

Question 24 24. Colleges help prepare students for their future careers. This is an example of a _____ function of the school.

Question 25 25. Objects, places, people, or things forbidden by a faith are known as _____.

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Question 26 26. A _____ country is gaining economic wealth while still being occasionally exploited by other countries.

Question 27 27. You live in a country where religion and conservative beliefs are highly important. The authority of your leader is often based upon hereditary claims and it rarely changes over time. There are deeply rooted inequalities in society that are preserved by the system. They prevent movement from one social class to another. People don't argue with the system because that's the way it has always been. Why is this an example of a traditional system?

Question 28 28. Which statement is an example of what a worker might say if he or she were experiencing false consciousness?

Question 29 29. Dylan is a strong proponent of liberation theology. This means he combines his _____ principles with political activism.

Question 30 30. Marx believed that under capitalism workers would become poorer and poorer and experience alienation as they became more and more distanced from the control of their work. What did he believe was inevitable?

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