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Socialization & Interaction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Several of Justin's closest friends surprised him with a large birthday party. Which of the following best describes the group of friends?

Question 2 2. A nuclear family is _____.

Question 3 3. Zoe admires the cheerleaders at her school and enjoys watching them at games. She frequently copies hairstyles that she sees the girls wearing. The cheerleading squad is an example of a _____.

Question 4 4. Social groups must contain _____ people.

Question 5 5. What did Harry Harlow find when he separated baby monkeys from their mothers at birth and place them in isolation for the first six months of their lives?

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Question 6 6. What can be learned from the famous case study of Anna, the girl who lived in social isolation for the first five years of her life, as well as from similar studies?

Question 7 7. Why would a sociologist studying the social behavior of a particular group of people need to examine more than just the genetic background of the group?

Question 8 8. The process by which we learn the attitudes, values, etc. that are important for interaction with others is called _____.

Question 9 9. How does our childhood peer group act as an agent of socialization?

Question 10 10. The agent of socialization that usually provides children with their first system of values, norms, and beliefs is their _____.

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Question 11 11. All of the following statements about socialization are true, EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. How does school act as an agent of socialization?

Question 13 13. In what year was the Social Network Theory designed?

Question 14 14. What are social networks?

Question 15 15. What is the earliest form of social networks?

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Question 16 16. What does the Social Network Theory measure?

Question 17 17. According to Piaget, children in the preoperational stage have difficulty taking the perspective of another person. They are demonstrating _____.

Question 18 18. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of logical operations, classification, and conservation.

Question 19 19. Knowing that a sandwich contains the same amount of food whether it is cut into two pieces or four pieces represents the concept of _____.

Question 20 20. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of abstract systems of thought that allow learners to solve complex problems with multiple factors.

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Question 21 21. How does dramaturgical analysis describe the study of human social interaction?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of nonverbal communication that can sometimes sabotage our intended presentation of self?

Question 23 23. Mark is a football player at his high school. At an important game, he put great effort into showcasing his playing tactics and techniques. College recruiters noted his fantastic playing skills, and now he has a better chance of getting a sport's scholarship. This is an example of _____.

Question 24 24. How might idealization and nonverbal communication affect one another?

Question 25 25. All of the following are true about the Generalized Other Stage EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. Cooley describes 'the looking-glass self' as _____.

Question 27 27. Franklin, a high school junior, can accurately determine which girls will go out with him and which will not. According to Mead, this awareness is an example of _____.

Question 28 28. For the most part, socialization begins with _____.

Question 29 29. Shana is a member of a debate group for her history class. They are only supposed to participate in one debate. Which of the following best describes this group of students?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements regarding socialization is correct?

Socialization & Interaction Chapter Exam Instructions

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