Quiz 5 ( key xin )

Quiz 5 ( key xin ) - 1. In contrast to most other...

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1. In contrast to most other stratification systems, Karl Marx felt there were only two classes, each depending on one's relationship to the means of production. A) True B) False Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 2. Sandar lives in a village with a caste system. His social position is mostly a result of: A) how well he does his job. B) birth which family he was born into. C) his personal talents and efforts. D) how many children he has. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 3. According to the Davis-Moore thesis: A) society must attach enough rewards to the more important jobs to attract the talent necessary to perform these jobs well. B) equality is functional for society. C) the more inequality a society has, the more productive it is. D) meritocracy is less productive than a caste system based on birth. Points Earned: 2.0/2.0 4. The common ideology of a class system treats __________ as a sign of personal talent and effort and poverty as a result of __________.
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A) merit; flaws in society B) wealth; personal inadequacy
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