Deviant Acts in Society: Examples & Concept


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What is a deviant act?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a deviant act?

2. What is considered deviant behavior:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will help you assess your knowledge of what deviant acts are and your ability to recognize examples of this behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on:

  • The definition of deviant act
  • The ability to identify an example of a deviant act
  • What is considered deviant behavior
  • The ability to identify a true statement about deviant acts
  • Another term for deviant act

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related abnormal psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access your knowledge regarding cultural variations in the types of behavior considered deviant
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of a deviant act

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Deviant Acts in Society: Examples & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provide an example to illustrate deviant acts
  • Define deviant acts
  • Distinguish between deviant acts that break laws and those that do not conform to social norms
  • Explain how deviant acts are determined in different and within the same cultures