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Societal Change Over Time Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of rebellion?

Question 2 2. Which of the following defines Robert Merton's strain theory most effectively?

Question 3 3. Emily has suffered from schizophrenia since her early teens. She adopts the idea that she will never be able to hold a steady job or have a family, and she finds life and mental illness more bearable when she gets high on high-strength pain killers every day. Which of the following modes of adaptation is this an example of?

Question 4 4. Any tool created from scientific knowledge that serves a particular function is called _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is FALSE concerning media globalization?

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Question 6 6. What is the term for unequal access to technology?

Question 7 7. XYZ Country's population is just beginning to increase. The population increase is partially due to their birth rate of 2.9, and the death rate being at the lowest it's been in two decades. Which stage is XYZ country in?

Question 8 8. Which is the correct order of the stages of demographic transition?

Question 9 9. What is the correct definition of demography?

Question 10 10. Emigration is part of a larger process called:

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Question 11 11. ________ is specifically used to indicate people leaving the country in question, while ________ is specifically used to indicate people arriving at the country in question.

Question 12 12. A faster recovery from what event has influenced many people to emigrate from the U.S. to Mexico?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the factors that led to the French Revolution?

Question 14 14. In France, the revolution was led by the _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following best explains the difference between revolution and reform?

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Question 16 16. After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. there was a lot of civil unrest. In Chicago on April 4, 1968, violence broke out on the West Side in a black ghetto. As the violence spread, arson, looting and killing took place over 28 blocks on West Madison Street. What is this an example of?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of social unrest?

Question 18 18. Lacy is generally a very quiet person who doesn't get out of control. Over the weekend, she attended the football game against one of her school's biggest rivals. After her school won the game, Lacy and her friends started throwing their glass bottles in celebration, damaging the apartment property they lived in. Which of the following best describes Lacy's actions?

Question 19 19. According to political sociologist William Kornhauser, social movements are influenced by _____.

Question 20 20. How does the structural strain theory explain deviant group behavior?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about a mass society?

Question 22 22. The third stage of the social movement life cycle is known as _____.

Question 23 23. The coalescence stage of a social movement life cycle is characterized by _____.

Question 24 24. Pick the answer that correctly lists the progressive stages in the social movement life cycle.

Question 25 25. Motivation to achieve culturally-accepted goals and a person's perception of accessibility to means in order to achieve those goals are _____.

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Question 26 26. Why is the increase in digital divide considered to be negative?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT true about demographic transition?

Question 28 28. What forces influence migration to and from a given country?

Question 29 29. Which of the following most effectively describes what led to the Russian Revolution?

Question 30 30. Spartacus was the most well-known leader of the slaves during the Third Servile War. This was a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic that spanned over two years and included numerous planned attacks. What is this an example of?

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