Types of Social Control: Customs, Laws & War


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What are defined as traditional and widely accepted ways of behaving, or actions that are specific to a particular society?

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1. What are defined as rules or standards that regulate behavior?

2. What are defined as rules that a society uses to regulate behavior and that are enforced through the levying of penalties?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you gauge your understanding of social control. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to identify the different forms of social control.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • An armed conflict between groups
  • Standards that control behavior
  • Societal rules that regulate conduct and have enforced penalties
  • Examples of a custom

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding examples of customs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different forms of social control
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social control lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about social control, review the lesson on Types of Social Control: Customs, Laws & War. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what a custom is
  • Identify the purposes of laws
  • Define statutes
  • Understand the relationship between social constraint and war