Chapter 1 An Introduction To Sociology: Quick Quiz

10 Questions  I  By Sociology101 on August 21, 2009
Chapter 1 An Introduction To Sociology: Quick Quiz

  

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1.  Sociology is the study of:
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2.  Which theory believes that people in society battle over scarce resources like money, power, and prestige?
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3.   Which research method utilizes public records such as marriage and divorce certificates, police records, and birth and death certificates?
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4.  A person who weighs 100 pounds steps onto a scale which indicates that they weigh 200 pounds. He/she gets off the scale, steps back on, and it still reads 200 pounds. That scale is considered:
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5.  Which of the following is NOT an ethic from the American Sociological Association that all researchers must follow?
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6.  The Hawthorne effect explains how human behavior is altered when being watched.
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7.   If a researcher wished to collect data from a group such as females in California or men over the age of 30, these groups would be known as:
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8.  When conducting research, all biases, prejudices, and assumptions must be suspended.
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9.  Which theory believes that society is made up of many building blocks that all play a part in maintaining stability?
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10.  Which research method would be likely to yield the most valid results for respondents in their natural setting?
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