Social Network: Ties, Narratives & Actors


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These are the social connections, or links between the actors:

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1. These are the individuals or organizations linked together by social networks:

2. This is the sociological study of networks and their components:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different types of social networks, and this worksheet and quiz are written to test your knowledge of the terminology used when analyzing and participating in a social network. The questions will quiz you on definitions of key vocabulary words commonly utilized when talking about social networks.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you to correctly identify vocabulary with these definitions:

  • Connective relational structure between people and/or groups
  • The data that is shared in a social network
  • Individuals or groups that are connected by a social network
  • The study of sociological networks
  • Social relationships that occur between people in a network

Skills Practiced

Test the following skills with this worksheet/quiz combination:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about social networks from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding connections made between people on a social network and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the structure of a social network
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about groups that are brought together through the use of social networking

Additional Learning

To learn more about social networking, review the accompanying lesson called Social Network: Ties, Narratives, & Actors. These important objectives can be met while reviewing the lesson:

  • Identify common internet-based social networks
  • Describe social networks that are not internet-based
  • Know why information found on a social network might not be accurate
  • Define actors and know who the actors would be on internet-based social networks
  • Understand why social network connections can range from strong to weak
  • Describe the Six Degrees of Separation study of 1967