Soc Sci 3A -FINAL Review

Soc Sci 3A -FINAL Review - Social Science 3A Final Exam...

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Social Science 3A Final Exam Name: __________________________ TA: __________________________ ID #: __________________________ Section: __________________________ Please write your answers on this exam. The exam is out of 192 points. The point value for each question is listed by that question. Be clear and be concise. Excess writing, multiple ‘scattershot’ answers, and long rambles are indications that you have not grasped the material thoroughly, and will be graded accordingly. 1. Please list 3 different populations to which a gopher belongs. (2 points) A:animals B: C: 2. Please list 3 different populations to which a gopher DOES NOT belong. (2 points) A:humans B: C: 3. Here’s a research question: “ Which Southern California college or university has the coolest students ?” (a) Suggest a study population. (4 points) (b) List out the various categories that you will compare within that study population. (4 points) (c) Tell us what you will measure that will help answer your question. (4 points) Study Population (write below) Categories (write below) Southern CA colleges/universities USC UCLA UCI UCSB etc 1
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What will you measure? Who has the most parties, dresses in fashion, etc… 4. Please operationalize the variable ‘ strength ’ using three different proxies. State what you will measure, and what tool you will use to measure it. Do not repeat proxies and do not explain. (3 points each) *PHYSICAL STRENGTH 1. Proxie: muscle size, how much weight able to lift Measured by: tape measure, body mass index, pounds *STRENGTH OF A TABLE 2. Proxie: how much weight we can set on top of a table Measured by: pounds 3. Proxie: ________________________ Measured by: 5. Please create a syllogism. Write your statements in the proper order. Please don’t use anything close to the syllogisms discussed in class or used elsewhere in this exam. (8 points) Major premise: Frankenstein made a creature. Minor Premise: Creatures are scary. Conclusion: Therefore, the creature Frankenstein made is scary. 2
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6. Here are three syllogisms. One of them is valid, and two of them are invalid. Identify the valid one by drawing a big circle around it, and then rewrite the invalid ones (changing them as necessary) so that they are valid. (12 points) Evaluate these Rewrite here Maj: All subversives are radicals. Min: No Republicans are subversives. Con: Therefore, no Republicans are
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOCIAL SCI 3a taught by Professor Wrigley during the Spring '07 term at UC Irvine.

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Soc Sci 3A -FINAL Review - Social Science 3A Final Exam...

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