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(p. 408-410)The built environment is an important context to consider in understanding social behavior. Which of the following societies was least influenced by a built environment? A. the IncasB. ancient RomansC. Native AmericansD. the ChineseCroteau - Chapter 15 #3Level: ModerateTopic: The Structure and Evolution of CommunitiesType: Application4.(p. 410)Which type of society produces the least economic inequality? A. modern societyB. nomadic societyC. agrarian societyD. pre-industrial societyCroteau - Chapter 15 #4Level: BasicTopic: The Structure and Evolution of CommunitiesType: Knowledge5.(p. 408-409)What factor is responsible for the emergence and growth of economic inequality in agrarian societies? A. change in family structureB. change in the structure of powerC. embrace of religious lawD. accumulation of material surplusCroteau - Chapter 15 #5Level: BasicTopic: The Structure and Evolution of CommunitiesType: Comprehension
6.(p. 409)The increase in the built environment in preindustrial societies contributed to a higher living standard, primarily because of A. centralization of power.B. specialization of labor.C. new ideology.D. improved communication.Croteau - Chapter 15 #6Level: ModerateTopic: The Structure and Evolution of CommunitiesType: Comprehension7.(p. 410)Early urbanization brought increased prosperity, but also new problems such as A. the spread of disease.B. unemployment.C. centralized oppression.D. welfare dependency.Croteau - Chapter 15 #7Level: BasicTopic: The Structure and Evolution of CommunitiesType: Knowledge8.(p. 410)Which of the following best describes what conditions were like for the poor in early modern cities? A. improved living standardsB. brutal and overcrowdedC. ample opportunities for advancementD. centralized oppressionCroteau - Chapter 15 #8Level: BasicTopic: The Structure and Evolution of Communities