Chapter 11 Education And Religion: Quick Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The latent function of education includes:
    • A. 

      Prolonging adolescence

    • B. 

      The creation and transmission of new knowledge

    • C. 

      The teaching of skills such as writing and reading

    • D. 

      Selection of the most talented for advanced training and the professions


  • 2. 
    Conflict theorists contend that school systems are controlled by:
    • A. 

      Parents

    • B. 

      School superintendents

    • C. 

      The elite

    • D. 

      Politicians


  • 3. 
    Manifest functions of education include:
    • A. 

      Socialization

    • B. 

      Social integration

    • C. 

      Gate keeping

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    Acculturation of education means a way to:
    • A. 

      Transmit the culture from one generation to another

    • B. 

      Bringing people together from various cultural backgrounds

    • C. 

      Working with different racial groups

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 5. 
    The practice of requiring degrees for the most high-paying jobs, even when the degrees do not necessarily signify skills necessary to do the jobs, is called:
    • A. 

      Over education

    • B. 

      Credentialism

    • C. 

      Under education

    • D. 

      Elitism


  • 6. 
    Manifest functions of religion are:
    • A. 

      Providing social solidarity

    • B. 

      Reinforcing social norms or social control

    • C. 

      Emotional security

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 7. 
    The belief that spirits inhabit virtually everything in nature is called:
    • A. 

      Animism

    • B. 

      Monotheism

    • C. 

      Polytheism

    • D. 

      Totemism


  • 8. 
    The religions that believe in one god are known as:
    • A. 

      Monotheistic

    • B. 

      Polytheistic

    • C. 

      Polygamist

    • D. 

      Buddhists


  • 9. 
    The organization that has the largest number of adherents is:
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Buddhism

    • D. 

      Judaism


  • 10. 
    Who wrote “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism”?
    • A. 

      Karl Marx

    • B. 

      Max Weber

    • C. 

      Emile Durkheim

    • D. 

      Buddha


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