Social Interactions: Definition & Types


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_____ is the cornerstone of the capitalist economic system.

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1. Sometimes a police officer will use _____ to subdue a suspect.

2. _____ is a social process whereby social behavior is exchanged for some type of reward for equal or greater value.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Social interaction comes in many different forms, and this quiz will test your ability to recognize several of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This social interaction quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recognize the cornerstone of the capitalist economic system
  • Understand what a police officer may use to subdue a suspect
  • Recall the term for social behavior exchanged for some type of reward
  • Remember what a group needs from its members to complete tasks
  • Determine which form of social interaction is being described in an example

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information found in the lesson on types of social interaction
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what form of social interaction is being represented by a given scenario
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained about social interactions in various relationships

Additional Learning

To learn further, check out the lesson on types of social interactions called Social Interactions: Definition, Types & Quiz. It covers the following objectives:

  • Summarize Erving Goffman's contributions to sociology
  • Define social interaction
  • Break social interaction into five categories
  • Provide examples of coercion