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Unformatted text preview: QUIZ #1 SS-101 Unit II Berger/Orwell 1) Berger’s idea of a social map involves “carefully defined systems of power and a) prestige” b) privilege” c) money” d) position” 2) Which of the following might Berger consider “social coordinates”? Check all that apply. a) being male b) having good musical taste c) being African-American d) having red hair e) coming from a working class family 3) The term “heteronomy” refers to a) one’s sexual orientation b) control by another’s rules c) the diversity of a population d) the belief in individual freedom 4) For George Orwell, the most difficult part of visiting a coal mine was a) the thick coal dust that made breathing difficult b) the constant roar of the coal-cutters c) the “travelling” back and forth to the coal face d) the black darkness when the Davy lamps went out 5) Orwell’s main point in this article is that a) coal-miners are very strong, even noble, workers b) a visit to a coal mine is very difficult for a novice c) mining conditions have improved somewhat with machinery d) industrial English society depends completely on invisible labor QUIZ #2 SS-101 Unit II ANSWERS Mills and Drakulic 1. C. Wright Mills’ idea of the sociological imagination helps people understand the relationship between history and BIOGRAPHY in a society. 2. According to C.Wright Mills, "the sociological imagination" links personal troubles and public ISSUES . 3. A significant contemporary danger to human life, in Mills’ view, was a) the dark forces pent up within the human heart b) the excessive attention paid to foreign cultures c) the unruly forces of contemporary society d) the new international social order 4. Slalvenka Drakulic had trouble taking care of her teeth in her native country because a) her primitive country had no toothpaste b) there were very few dentists c) her family was too poor to afford dental care d) her dentists were inexperienced 5. Slavenka Drakulic concludes that in America "Health and good looks are essential badges of status among the middle classes," whereas "the condition of your teeth in Eastern Europe is regarded as a highly PERSONAL/PRIVATE matter." Quiz #3: McGrath/Berger Answers SS-101 2007 Team F Prof. Susan Lee 1) Charles Horton Cooley’s “looking glass theory” suggests that people’s identities are formed by their perception of the way others react to them, a process of “social FEEDBACK ” (one word only)....
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course CGS 101 taught by Professor Baublitz during the Fall '08 term at BU.
- Fall '08