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Introduction to Sociology Instructor: Shelly Breitenstein 1. A group of people who share a culture, political authority, and cultural beliefs are known as: a. a tribe. b. a cultural grouping. c. a society. d. a nation. 2. According to the sociological perspective, people do what they do because of: a. internal mechanisms like instincts. b. external influences such as environment and experiences c. a combination of internal and external forces. d. external forces which are shaped by personality 3. According to Comte, the application of the scientific approach to the social world is known as: a. ethnomethodology. b. sociobiology. c. natural science. d. positivism. 4. Karl Marx is the founder of which perspective? a. functional b. conflict c. symbolic d. postivism 5. According to Emile Durkheim, suicide rates can be explained by: a. social integration b. common sense. c. the oppression of the proletariat by the bourgeoisie. d. the survival of the fittest. 6. According to Max Weber, the central force in social change is: a. technology. b. economics. c. religion. d. immigration 1
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7. ___________________ study face-to-face interactions. a. Functionalists. b. Symbolic interactionists. c. Dramaturgical theorists. d. Conflict theorists. 8. The perspective used by Auguste Comte and Herbert Spencer was called: a. conflict. b. symbolic interaction c. functional. d. exchange. 9. __________ views society as a working unit. a. conflict theorists b. exchange theorists c. symbolic interactionists d. functional analysis 10. Conflict theorists might explain the high rate of divorce by looking at: a. the changing meanings associated with marriage and divorce. b.
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