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Folkways in Sociology: Definition, Patterns & Examples

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Which of the following behaviors violates a folkway?

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1. Which statement best describes mores?

2. What are the customs and conventions of everyday life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo gauge your understanding of folkways in sociology. You will be quizzed on the definition and examples of folkways, and the consequences of violation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Everyday customs and conventions
  • Examples of behavior that follow or violate folkways
  • Define mores
  • Consequences for violation of folkways

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on folkways in sociology
  • Critical thinking - apply understanding of folkways to examine cultural behaviors in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mores

Additional Learning

To learn more about folkways in sociology, review the corresponding lesson called Folkways in Sociology. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify examples of behaviors that follow or violate folkways
  • Distinguish between folkways and mores
  • Identify examples of folkways
  • Understand what folkways are dependent upon
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