Status Set in Sociology: Definition & Example


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Which of the following is an example of an ascribed status?

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1. Which of the following is an example of an achieved status?

2. An expected behavior that is associated with a particular status is referred to as a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz reviews information related to status sets. Familiarly with statuses will improve your chances of successfully completing this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess what you know about:

  • Ascribed status
  • Achieved status
  • The term for a collection of statuses

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz as a tool to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on status sets in sociology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding behaviors associated with certain statuses
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding a status that dominates other statuses and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Study the lesson that goes with this quiz, titled Status Set in Sociology: Definition & Example, if you'd like to learn more about this subject. The lesson is designed to give you the chance to learn about:

  • What status refers to in sociology
  • Differences between the two types of status
  • An example of a status set