Exam 1 - 1. The recognized and intended consequences of a...

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1. The recognized and intended consequences of a social pattern are referred to as: A) eufunctions. B) manifest functions. C) dysfunctions. D) latent functions. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 2. The Thomas theorem states that: A) situations defined as real are real in their consequences. B) a role is as a role does. C) people act out only the roles that their culture provides. D) people know the world only through the roles they perform. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 3. C. Wright Mills pointed out that sociological awareness tends to be more widespread: A) when life is getting better. B) in times of social crisis. C) among the very rich. D) during times of peace and prosperity. Points Earned: 0.0/2.0 4. Which of the following questions summarizes the focus of the symbolic-interaction approach? A) How do people experience society? B) How does society divide a population? C) How is society held together? D) How do some people protect their privileges?
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Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 5. Which of the following concepts refers to a status that has very great importance for social identity, often shaping a person's entire life? A) ascribed status B) master status C) status set D) achieved status Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 6. All but one the following historical changes stimulated the development of the discipline of sociology. Which one did NOT? A) the rise of an industrial economy B) new political ideas stressing individual rights C) the spread of the Roman Catholic church D) the growth of cities Points Earned: 0.0/2.0 7. The concept "counterculture" refers to: A) cultural patterns that oppose those that are widely held. B) high culture. C) people living here who were born in another country. D) popular culture. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 8. The process by which people disengage from important social roles is called "role exit."
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A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.0/2.0 9. People in which of the following categories are most likely to make use of the sociological perspective? A) the middle class B) people living in suburbs C) people of color D) politicians Points Earned: 0.0/2.0 10. Gerhard Lenski focused on which of the following factors as having great power to shape a society? A) social solidarity B) social conflict C) technology D) human ideas Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 11. The term "sociology" was coined in 1838 by: A) Karl Marx. B) Auguste Comte. C) Herbert Spencer. D) Adam Smith. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0
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12. Sam had an unpleasant and frightening experience encountering a strange way of life when he visited another country over spring break. His experience is called: A) value conflict. B) culture shock. C) acculturation. D) cultural diffusion. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 13. Standards by which people who share culture define what is desirable, good, and beautiful are called: A) values. B) folkways.
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Exam 1 - 1. The recognized and intended consequences of a...

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