Secondary Groups in Sociology: Examples & Overview


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All of the following are examples of secondary groups EXCEPT:

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1. Which of the following is a characteristic of a secondary group?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a secondary group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of secondary groups. Topics addressed on the quiz include examples of secondary groups and their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • Examples of a secondary group
  • Characteristics of secondary groups
  • Why secondary groups are important
  • Definition of a secondary group

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding characteristics of secondary groups and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why secondary groups are so important
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve society practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Secondary Groups in Sociology: Examples & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define structure, goals, and location as they relate to secondary groups
  • Determine why secondary groups are important
  • Identify examples of a secondary group
  • Learn about the goals of secondary groups in societies