Chapter 1-test On Psychology, Sociology And Anthropology

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 Chapter 1-test On Psychology,Sociology And Anthropology
An examination of the introductory concepts of psychology, sociology and anthropology

  
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  • 1. 
    1.  Fictive kinship is
    • A. 

      The practice of acknowledging friends who are not biologically related as kin

    • B. 

      The practice of considering kin only people who are biologically related

    • C. 

      The practice of acknowledging as kin people who are not biologically related

    • D. 

      The practice of acknowledging as important people who are not biologically related


  • 2. 
    2.  According to functionalists,
    • A. 

      All cultures are set up to deal with the universal problems that societies face.

    • B. 

      These problems are all connected with trying to meet eith physical or psychological needs

    • C. 

      All problems can be dealt with the principle of binary opposites

    • D. 

      A nd b


  • 3. 
    The main questions that structuralism ask are:
    • A. 

      What the main principles that govern the way the human mind work?

    • B. 

      How does this institution contribute the overall stability of society?

    • C. 

      How does economic factors influence the type of culture that develops?

    • D. 

      What are the laws of development that apply to all cultures?


  • 4. 
    Determinism, which says that the types of technology and economic methods that are adopted always determine the type of society that develops, is a theory that is associated with:
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Structuralism

    • C. 

      Cultural materialsm

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 5. 
    The type of question that cultural materialism asks are:
    • A. 

      What purpose in society does this institution serve?

    • B. 

      How do population and economic factors influence the type of culture that develops?

    • C. 

      Do all cultures develop complex rules that are developed on binary opposites

    • D. 

      Is it only the material of culture that is important?


  • 6. 
    In psychololgy, confederates are known as:
    • A. 

      Individuals who are unaware of the experiment

    • B. 

      Individuals who are members of the experiment teams

    • C. 

      Individuals who simply watch the experiment

    • D. 

      Individuals who create and design the experiment


  • 7. 
    In the experiement, where people began a Frisbee game in the waiting room at Grand Central Station, the most important variable was:
    • A. 

      How the onlookers perceived the event

    • B. 

      If the confederate reacted positively or negatively

    • C. 

      How the experiment was designed

    • D. 

      The fact that the experiment was held in Grand Central Station


  • 8. 
    Behaviourism states that:
    • A. 

      The unconscious mind can be unlocked through dream analysis and hynosis

    • B. 

      By identifying the factors that motivate human behaviour, psychologist can predict and control it-they can treat patients with problem behaviours

    • C. 

      By controlling the way in which humans learn behaviour, society can have a great influence on the their ultimate personalities

    • D. 

      States that children respond better to flexible rules in their upbringing.


  • 9. 
    Psychoanalytic Theory includes the following:
    • A. 

      Id, ego, trickster

    • B. 

      Id, ego, superego

    • C. 

      Ego, archetype, anima

    • D. 

      Animus, superego, id


  • 10. 
    Which psychological theorist would be assoicated with the following statement:animal experiments are a true predictor of human behaviour
    • A. 

      Carl Jung

    • B. 

      B. F. Skinner

    • C. 

      Benjamin Spock

    • D. 

      Sigmund Freud


  • 11. 
    Deviance is defined:
    • A. 

      Individuals who constantly break the law

    • B. 

      Indivuals whose behaviour is different from the societal norm

    • C. 

      Individuals who enjoy be different

    • D. 

      Individuals who question the legal system


  • 12. 
    The following schools of thought, stuctural-functionalism, neo-marxism, sybolic interactionism, feminist theory and inclusionism, are associated with which way of examing behaviour and society?
    • A. 

      Psychology

    • B. 

      Sociology

    • C. 

      Anthropology

    • D. 

      Cultural-materialism


  • 13. 
    The following statement, "It is how we as individuals process and interpret what we observe in society, not society's institutions,that form the core of our value system " describes which theoy of sociology:
    • A. 

      Neo-marxism

    • B. 

      Structural-functionalism

    • C. 

      Symbolic interactionism

    • D. 

      Feminism


  • 14. 
    Assimilationist is
    • A. 

      The outdated view that racial and ethnic minorities would gradually be absorbed into the culture of the majority, through public institutions like school

    • B. 

      A theory that suggests the best way to understand a society is to understand all the parts that are assimilated into the whole

    • C. 

      An individual who beliefs that race, religion and gender are very important

    • D. 

      An indivuals who believes that it is dangerous to be too assimilatinist


  • 15. 
    Plese answer the questions below, using complete sentences as appropriate.  Make sure sufficient detail is included in each answer.1.  Describe one method of study used by each discipline and provide and example of each.(6 marks)

  • 16. 
    2.  Explain two ways our culture's concept of kinship is evolving. (2 marks)

  • 17. 
    3.  Compare and contrast anthropology, sociology and psychology.  You may do this question in chart form. (7 marks)

  • 18. 
    Describe two of the studies examined in this chapter.  For each, indicate who conducted the study and within which discipline, the methods used in the study and the findings discovered throughout the study. (12 marks)

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