SOC101-4
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SOC101-4

Course: SOC 101, Summer 2011

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Ch 4 Review: 1 of 15 Sociologically, which of the following least qualifies as a group? All African American women attending colleges and universities in the United States. Question 2 of 15 A group of strangers waiting for a bus at the corner of Poplar and Main Streets is an example of a[n] ________. aggregate Question 3 of 15 Guy is a NASA engineer who is working on proposals for the first manned mission to...

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4 Ch Review: 1 of 15 Sociologically, which of the following least qualifies as a group? All African American women attending colleges and universities in the United States. Question 2 of 15 A group of strangers waiting for a bus at the corner of Poplar and Main Streets is an example of a[n] ________. aggregate Question 3 of 15 Guy is a NASA engineer who is working on proposals for the first manned mission to Mars. Sociologically, what is NASA in relationship to Guy's life? It is a secondary group because NASA serves as Guy's employer, and space interest. Question 4 of 15 Which sociologist coined the term, the iron law of oligarchy? Robert Michels Question 5 of 15 What conclusion can be drawn from Milgram's experiment involving the "small world Phenomenon"? Society is unconsciously linked together by mutual acquaintances. Question 6 of 15 When Judith Kleinfeld replicated Milgram's experiment on small group phenomenon, what did she discover? Milgram's experiment was not representative of average people. Question 7 of 15 Carol communicates periodically with people on the Internet who are avid Pittsburgh Steeler fans. She has just spent several hours talking to Joann, Judy, Rhiannon, and Scott about "Big Ben's" motorcycle accident. Together, Carol and her Internet contacts comprise ________. an electronic community Question 8 of 15 According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter, what purpose does an organization's "hidden values" serve? They are self-fulfilling prophecies that affect people's corporate careers. Question 9 of 15 What conclusion did Georg Simmel reach respect with to the size of a group? As groups grow smaller, they become less stable. Question 10 of 15 Based on the research of Darley and Latene, what conclusion did they reach after observing the influence of group size on attitudes and behavior? There is a diffusion of responsibility as groups increase in size. Question 11 of 15 During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy brokered options on how to address the problem with selected national leaders. After this group reached a consensus, the President made the final decision for a naval quarantine of Cuba. This scenario is an example of ________ leadership. democratic Question 12 of 15 The type of leadership style that will most likely result in a high degree of internal solidarity among employees is the ________ style. authoritarian Question 13 of 15 What conclusion can be drawn from Solomon Asch's experiment on group conformity? Because of group pressure, most people are willing to say things they know true. Question 14 of 15 When members of a group begin to narrow their thoughts and feel that there is only one correct answer to a situation, and when suggesting an alternative is seen as being disloyal to the group, group members are experiencing a phenomenon that sociologists call _________. groupthink Question 15 of 15 In the wake of the World Trade Center attack by terrorists, government officials were quick to endorse measures that contradicted several rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Opposition to these measures was seen by many as subversive. This is an example of ________. groupthink
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