Horizontal Mobility: Definition & Overview


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What is horizontal mobility?

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1. What is vertical mobility?

2. Which of the following statements is correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of horizontal mobility. You'll be asked to compare vertical and horizontal mobility as well as determine which type of mobility occurs more frequently.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these short, corresponding assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Horizontal and vertical mobility definitions
  • Vertical mobility examples
  • Models of horizontal mobility
  • How frequently horizontal and vertical mobility occur

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combination allows students to further develop the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social psychology lesson on horizontal mobility
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as vertical and horizontal mobility
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the frequency of each type of mobility
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify examples of the two different types of mobility

Additional Learning

To learn more about making a career change, review the lesson associated with these assessments, called Horizontal Mobility: Definition & Overview. This lesson will help you be able to:

  • Define horizontal and vertical mobility
  • Apply the term 'social status' to an understanding of shifting career choices
  • Relate at least two examples of horizontal mobility
  • Compare and contrast vertical mobility and horizontal mobility