29. The term for people with whom we have primary relationships and those in our primary groupsis __________. a. personal othersb. significant othersc. formal othersd. generalized others30. Annette, Joshua, Sandra, and Luis are college students who met for the first time in a sociology class. They study together and pool their notes. Otherwise, they see each other only occasionally when their paths cross between classes. Sociologists would term them __________.31. Which of these characteristics do virtual communities and face-to-face communities have in common?32. The text points out that ingroup and outgroup distinctions______________________.33. What is the term used by sociologists to describe individuals’ awareness that they share commonalities with certain others?a. consciousness of kindb. outgroup feelingsc. cultural relativismd. homogeneity
34. Members of a country club, sorority or fraternity, or even a group of friends share values and beliefs and are aware of those whom they believe are like them. Sociologists term this awareness __________. 35. Which of these terms does notfit with the concept of ingroup as well as the others?36. A(n) __________ is a group that strongly influences a person's behavior and social attitudes, regardless of whether that individual is an actual member.37. From the __________ perspective, people form groups to meet instrumental and expressive needs.a. symbolic interactionb. functionalistc. postmodernd. conflict 38. __________ needs cannot always be met by one person, so being in a group enables one to complete tasks or fulfill a specific goal.