Chapter 1,2,3 Quiz

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Sociology quiz over chapter one. Need to pass this in order to pass exam

  
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1.  What might a sociologist say about why an individual choooses a particular person to marry?
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2.  Which woman made a mark as an early sociologist by studying the evils of slavery and also translating the writings of Auguste Comte?
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3.  The early US sociologist who earned the first doctorated ever awarded by Harvard Uni to a person of color was:
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4.  The pioneering sociologist who founded Chicago's hull house to assist immigrants and who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was:
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5.  The theoretical approach in sociology that assumes society is a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability is the:
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6.  Robert Merton explained that what is funtional for one catergory of a society's population:
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7.  The social-conflict theory draws attention to:
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8.  The sociological perspective reveals that people's lives are mostly a result of what they decide to do
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9.  Durkheim documented that categories of people with weaker social ties have lower suicide rates
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10.  The term "sociology" was coined from Emile Durkheim
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11.  Historically, hte sociological perspective was most likely to develop in:
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12.  The term "sociology" was coined in 1838 by:
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13.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the economy, as a social institution?
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14.  Education is the social institution by which society provides people with important knowledge, including:
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15.  Jeffrey Dahmer...act of murder could be desribed as violation of a _______  while cannibalism could be described as a violation of a _________.
16.  The concept "ethnocentrism" refers to:
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17.  The theoretical approach that highlights the link between culture and social inequality is the:
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18.  Which of the following is true of huntin and gathering societies?
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19.  The concept "counterculture" refers to:
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20.  The theoretical approach that highlights the way any cultural pattern helps meet human needs is the:
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21.  Which of the following does NOT characterize changes brought on by industrialization?
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22.  Compared w/hunting and gathering societies, horticultural and pastoral societies display more job specializatoin and social inequality
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23.  Cultural lag refers to the fact that some cultural elements change more quickly than others do
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24.  Folkways are norms that are taken very seriously as they are essential to a group's core values
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25.  Which of the following statements comes closest to describing Erik H. Erikson's view of socialization?
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26.  Jean Piaget's focus was on:
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27.  When Charles Horton Cooley used the term "looking-glass self," he was referring to the fact that:
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28.  Mead considered the "generalized other" to be:
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29.  Our basic drives or needs as humans are reflected in Freud's concept of:
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30.  Which of the following statements linkin nature and nurture does sociology hold to be correct?
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31.  Taken together, the cases of Anna and Genie provide strong evidence that:
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32.  Childhood and all the other stages of the life course are defined in much the same way in all societies
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33.  Over the course of the last century, the mass media have had less and less influence on people in the US
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34.  Of all social institutions, the family is the one with the greatest impact on socialization for most people
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