22 Exam 2 Form A - ISS 215 ~ Fall 2009 Social Inequality...

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ISS 215 ~ Fall 2009 Social Inequality EXAM 2 (Form A) Name: ________________________________________ Student Number: ________________________________ IMPORTANT: This exam is the property of Center for Integrative Studies at Michigan State University. Reproduction and sale of this exam in any form is prohibited DIRECTIONS: PRINT your full name and student number above . Fill in the following information on your scantron (bubble sheet): last name, first letter initial, student number, section and signature . Read each question carefully and provide the correct answer on your scantron. Return the testing materials (scantron and exam) after completion. Lectures 1. “All the beliefs and all the modes of conduct instituted by the collectivity” is the definition of: A. Social Norms B. Social Institutions C. Accepted and expected behaviors in a society D. Social values 2. As you know children learn the language of their parents. Which one of the following concepts best explains this process? A. Social control B. Socialization C. Traditions and values D. None of the above 3. Which one of the following was discussed in our lectures under operations of Social Organizations? A. Creation of human relations B. Coordinated functional activities C. Provision of needs and wants D. All of the above 4. Which one of the following sets of nations was used as an example of model welfare states? A. America and Canada B. Brazil, Columbia, and Mexico C. Japan and Hong Kong D . Norway, Denmark, and Finland 1
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5. As presented in a video on India, Many Americans are going there for complicated medical surgeries. As a result of this trend, we are losing jobs to India? In this example, what types of jobs are moving out of USA? A. Manufacturing jobs B. Service jobs C. Both manufacturing and service jobs D. None of the above 6. In which societies things are produced for profit? A. Capitalists societies B . Welfare societies C. Communist societies D. Socialist societies 7. Which one of the following organizations gives out loans to nations for its development projects? A. World Bank B. UNESCO C. WTO D. UNO 8. Which one of the following statements was discussed in our lectures on capitalism? A. Capitalism negates nature B. Capitalism replaces nature C. Capitalism is not friendly to environments D. All of the above 9. Which one of the following best describes the sales tax in Michigan? A. Progressive tax B. Flat tax C. Unfair tax D. Fair tax 10. The story of Melanie Griffith was used in our class to illustrate one of the following statements. Which one? A. Advertisements and Consumerism creates perceived desire or needs for products that are not necessary B. Advertisements and Consumerism creates Planned artificial obsolescence C. Advertisements and Consumerism influences the contents of mass media D. Advertisements and Consumerism over- emphasize on consumer goods and services (leading to alienation) 11. According to the 2008 data, which country has the largest number of billionaires among the top ten of the world?
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22 Exam 2 Form A - ISS 215 ~ Fall 2009 Social Inequality...

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