SOC101Y1_06YEAR2_912

SOC101Y1_06YEAR2_912 - SOC101Y BRYM TEST #2 6 DECEMBER 2006...

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SOC101Y – BRYM TEST #2 6 DECEMBER 2006 This test has two parts. Part 1 comprises six short-answer questions and is worth 30 percent of the test. You must answer all six questions in the booklet provided. Answers should be about five complete sentences each. Double-space your answers and make sure they are legible. Write your name and student ID number on the cover of the answer booklet. Part 2 comprises 35 multiple-choice questions worth 70 percent of the test. You must answer all 35 questions. Determine the best answer to each question and mark your answer on your Scantron sheet. Use a dark pencil and fill in each box completely. Make sure you write your student ID number on the Scantron sheet. You have 90 minutes to complete the test. It is worth 20 percent of your final grade. You may keep your test paper. PART ONE: SHORT ANSWERS (worth 30 percent of the test) 1, 2, 3. On one of their frequent visits to art galleries, Marx, Durkheim, and Weber discovered Salvador Dali’s “Santiago el Grande.” They were struck by its bold Catholic representation of Jesus, man and woman. They noticed the overarching, symmetrical structure that encompassed all three figures. However, their interpretations of the meaning of the painting differed sharply. In your test booklet, outline how each theorist interpreted the painting. Devote a short paragraph (about five sentences) to each theorist’s interpretation. 4. “The mass media completely shape our thoughts and behaviours.” Critically discuss in about five sentences. 5. “A high level of social inequality must exist in all societies.” Critically discuss in about five sentences. 6. According to an old saying, “boys will be boys” – meaning that males inevitably act in certain ways. Critically discuss in about five sentences. 1
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2 PART TWO: MULTIPLE CHOICE (worth 70 percent of the test) Questions based mainly on Society in Question 1. According to Deborah Tannen in “The Glass Ceiling,” many executives believe that the main reason more women haven’t reached top management positions is: a. they haven’t had their jobs long enough to work their way up b. hostility to women on the part of top management c. insufficient child care facilities d. all of the above e. (b) and (c) only 2. According to Deborah Tannen, a major reason why more women haven’t reached top management positions is: a. sexism on the part of top managers b. insufficient job experience c. lack of child care facilities d. women’s conversational style e. lack of training 3. According to Deborah Tannen, conversational rituals common among women are designed to: a. make others feel comfortable b. put the speaker in the “spotlight” c. have everyone work together in order to save face d. (a) and (b) e. (a) and (c) 4. According to Richard Lewontin in “Biology as Ideology,” the ideology of biological determinism claims that: a. we differ in fundamental abilities because of innate differences b. innate differences are biologically inherited
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course SOC 101Y taught by Professor Brym during the Spring '10 term at University of Toronto.

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