Social Status Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of vertical mobility?

Question 2 2. Demographics by which a population is looked into may include:

Question 3 3. Jill lives in a country that was one of the first to industrialize. The economy is capital intensive and advanced technologically. Her country is considered a _____ country.

Question 4 4. A person with a family history of diabetes mellitus _____.

Question 5 5. Demographics include factors such as _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a principle of social stratification?

Question 7 7. An individual who spends $100,000.00 on a vehicle would fit the term _____.

Question 8 8. Members of the _____ tend to have a low educational level, are not highly skilled, and work minimum-wage jobs.

Question 9 9. A healthy and growing economy presents increased opportunities for which of these types of mobility?

Question 10 10. Bart has struggled to find a good job, which would help get his family of five off government assistance and out of their dilapidated apartment building. Instead, Bart works a minimum wage job as an unskilled worker. Bart is part of which social class?

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Question 11 11. Vanna was born into an old money family and lives off a generous trust fund. She spends much of her time working with charity organizations and attending social events. Vanna is a member of which social class?

Question 12 12. In Karl Marx theory of social stratification, the _____ are the owners of the means of production, while the _____ are the workers.

Question 13 13. John is a manager at an auto manufacturing plant. His family has been working with the company for years. His father, for example, used to work in fabrication, and his grandfather was employed as a loader who moved materials into the factory. What type of mobility does this scenario describe?

Question 14 14. Today, sociologists use the term _____ to refer to ranking based on various dimensions of social inequality.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is characteristic of low-income countries?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of horizontal mobility?

Question 17 17. What do low-income individuals and women have in common when it comes to health issues?

Question 18 18. Why are demographic factors an important consideration when discussing health issues?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is characteristic of higher income countries?

Question 20 20. _____ refers to salary and any other money that is regularly received, while _____ is the total value of all assets excluding outstanding debt.

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Question 21 21. John's position in the class hierarchy was ascribed to him at birth with no change possible. John lives in _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about the American middle class system is FALSE?

Question 23 23. In the country of Nod, the citizens are ranked into a hierarchy based on their height. This system is an example of _____.

Question 24 24. In a caste system, which of the following is NOT determined for members at birth?

Question 25 25. Social class for Weber included power and prestige in addition to _____.

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Question 26 26. The three-world model that was constructed during the Cold War was based on _____

Question 27 27. Global stratification is _____

Question 28 28. In _____ social system, the daughter of a dock worker can obtain a higher status after receiving her medical degree.

Question 29 29. Social mobility is _____

Question 30 30. The _____ states that social stratification has beneficial consequences for the operation of society.

Social Status Chapter Exam Instructions

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