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72. Which term describes consumers' purchase and use of automobiles, homes, yachts, clothes, and so forth primarily to demonstrate their great wealth? A. conspicuous consumption B. outrageous consumption C. obnoxious consumption D. nouveaux consumption E. "blue blood" consumption 73. Nouveaux riche is most commonly associated with the _____. 74. The upper-middle class achieve their social position primarily _____. 75. Which social class consists of skilled and semiskilled factory, service, and sales workers? 76. Buzz is a self-employed construction worker. He is proud of his ability to do "real work" and sees himself as the often-unappreciated backbone of America. He dislikes the upper-middle class and prefers products and stores positioned toward his social-class level. Which term best describes Buzz? A. working-class stiff B. "blue blood" class C. white collar worker D. working-class aristocrat E. no-collar worker 77. Which social class consists of individuals who are poorly educated, have very low incomes, and work as unskilled laborers?
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78. Earl did not complete high school and works as a janitor at two jobs. His income is very low, and he does not possess any skills to help him get a better paying job. Which social class best describes Earl? 79. Which social class has low incomes and minimal education, may be unemployed for long periods of time, and is the major recipient of government support and services provided by non- profit organizations? 80. What two basic approaches are used to measure social status? A. primary and secondary measures B. single-item and multi-item indexes C. position and status measures D. income and occupation indexes E. income and education measures 81. Which of the following is NOT a common single-item index of social class? 82. In the Hollingshead Index of Social Position, which is true?
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