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Submitted by Nguyen, Hung (hnguyen4547) on 12/8/2009 8:20:43 PM Points Awarded 106.00 Points Missed 4.00 Percentage 96.4% 1. Women earn a majority of all the following degrees EXCEPT for one. Which degree still goes most often  to men? A) master's degree B) medical degree C) doctorate in sociology D) bachelor degree Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 2. The concept "patrilocality" refers to: A) a system of tracing descent though males. B) a residential pattern by which a married couple lives near the husband's family. C) a family unit composed of only males. D) rule of men over women. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 3. The anthropologist Oscar Lewis suggested the cause of poverty lies in: A) too few available jobs. B) lack of government action. C) official corruption. D) a lower-class "culture of poverty." Points Earned: 2.0/2.0
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4. In caste systems, the common marriage pattern is: A) exogamy. B) polygamy. C) based on romantic love. D) endogamy. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 5. A social-exchange analysis of family life might consider: A) how individuals select partners who offer about as much as they do. B) how families keep society as a whole operating. C) how families regulate sexual activity. D) how families perpetuate social inequality. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 6. Kinship is defined as two or more people who: A) have the same last name. B) are related by blood, marriage, or adoption. C) live together. D) know each other well. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 7. Read the following four statements. Which statement is NOT true? A) Social stratification is a matter of beliefs about how and why people should be unequal. B) Social stratification is universal and also variable.
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C) Social stratification is a trait of society. D) A given family's social standing typically changes a great deal from generation to generation. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 8. Karl Marx believed that religion: A) reinforces patterns of social inequality. B) focuses life on the present rather than the future. C) treats existing society as secular and corrupt. D) weakens the power of the state. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 9. The concept "meritocracy" refers to social stratification: A) with no social mobility. B) based entirely on personal merit. C) as found in the United States. D) in which people "know their place." Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 10. From which world regions do most of today's immigrants come? A) Latin America and Asia B) Africa and Europe C) Asia and Africa D) Africa and Latin America Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 11.
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Which of the following concepts refers to wages or salary from work, plus earnings from any investments? A) power
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