Why Is Sociology Important? - Applications in Public Policy, Social Change & Personal Growth - Quiz & Worksheet


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Select the answer that contains the original meaning of the word 'manufacturing.'

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1. Historically, manufacturing changed from being done in small-scale shops to large, industrialized factories. Analyze the reason why sociologists are interested in this scenario.

2. Macionis identified four ways that sociology can help personal growth. Which of the following is NOT one of the four ways he identified?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sociology is the systematic study of human society and culture. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the history and application of sociology. Some concepts you'll be assessed on include public policy, personal growth, and social change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Sociological concepts
  • History and origins of sociology
  • The work of John Macionis
  • Applications of sociology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sociology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as social change and public policy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sociology

Additional Learning

To learn more about sociology, review the accompanying lesson called Why is Sociology Important? - Applications in Public Policy, Social Change & Personal Growth. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand key concepts of sociology
  • Define sociological terms
  • Understand and identify different applications of sociology
  • Know the history of sociology
  • Learn about the influence of John Macionis