Cultural Mores, Folkways, Laws & Sanctions


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Jason is at the mall and he decides to skip and run instead of walk, as everyone else is doing. Jason is violating a _____.

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1. _____ are a society's most deeply held beliefs and violating them might also be violating _____.

2. Katie is a new arrival to a country very different from her home country. She hosts a dinner party and serves a type of animal the guests feel very uncomfortable eating. Katie is violating a _____ in her new country.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cultural mores, folkways, laws and sanctions are all topics you can assess your knowledge of when you work through the quiz and worksheet. You need to know the definition of these terms in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test you on:

  • What serving guests an unorthodox animal, causing them to get uncomfortable, is an example of
  • A society's most deeply held beliefs
  • The act of running instead of walking in a mall
  • What stealing a video game is a violation of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on cultural norms and laws
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the violation where someone runs instead of walks in a building
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the term that describes a society's most deeply held beliefs and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson titled Cultural Mores, Folkways, Laws & Sanctions. You'll get to cover more about:

  • Examples of social norms
  • The purpose of laws
  • What a sanction refers to