Chapter 2 Society And Culture: Quick Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is a society?
    • A. 

      A diverse group of people who share a distinctive culture in a geographic location

    • B. 

      A flock of birds

    • C. 

      A group of cars in a parking lot

    • D. 

      An all-you-can-eat buffet


  • 2. 
    Hunting and gathering societies:
    • A. 

      Invented the internet

    • B. 

      Were involved in global trade

    • C. 

      Ate a lot of fast food

    • D. 

      Lived off the resources that were directly around them such as animals and vegetation


  • 3. 
    Culture is learned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    High culture would include things that appeal to the upper class such as the opera or ballet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    Ethnocentrism refers to:
    • A. 

      The tendency to judge other cultures using the standards of one’s own culture

    • B. 

      The view that some societies are superior to one’s own

    • C. 

      The coexistence of diverse cultures with equal standing in a society

    • D. 

      Judging another culture by its own standard


  • 6. 
    Multiculturalism involves:
    • A. 

      Discriminating practices

    • B. 

      Making judgments

    • C. 

      Embracing the uniqueness of disparate groups

    • D. 

      Adopting dominant traits


  • 7. 
    According to conflict theory culture:
    • A. 

      Contributes to a smooth functioning society

    • B. 

      Allows people to communicate

    • C. 

      Helps maintain the society

    • D. 

      Allows some to exploit others


  • 8. 
    Cultural universals include:
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Movies

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 9. 
     Which of the following statements is NOT true about the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      The means of production were mechanized as a result of new technology

    • B. 

      Began in Britain and spread to other countries through diffusion

    • C. 

      Most people continued to live in rural areas

    • D. 

      New modes of transportation brought about greater mobility


  • 10. 
     A ______ can be anything that carries a meaning and represents something else.
    • A. 

      Value

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      All of the above


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