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Myths And Realities Quiz: The Social Theories Of Aging

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Myths And Realities Quiz: The Social Theories Of Aging

Dear SOCI 2343 NT Class:Please try writing this fun quiz I made: Myths and Realities Quiz: The Social Theories of Aging. Note: If you have yet to complete Lesson 3: The Social Theories in Aging this may help you in the learning process. If you have completed Lesson 3, try testing your Social Theory Knowledge!Your score is private, only you will see it. No grades will be sent out or recorded, and you do not have to include your name. The purpose of this quiz is to gain or refresh our knowledge on the Social Theories of Aging. Enjoy!Best Regards,Breanna Richard

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  • 1. 
    There is no such thing as old age. We all contribute to a social construction of it, via our attitudes, actions, thoughts about people; via our expectations about how people of a certain age should act.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Social Scientists construct theories as a way to explain or make sense of behaviour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a Theory of Aging?
    • A. 

      The Aged as a Subculture Theory

    • B. 

      Critical Pedagogy Theory

    • C. 

      Age Stratification Theory

    • D. 

      Socio-Environment Theory

  • 4. 
    According to the Disengagement Theory, normal aging leads to the natural withdrawal of daily tasks and functions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Theory that relies on the work of Karl Marx dealing with inequalities, change, power struggles, and disharmony is:
    • A. 

      Social Exchange Theory

    • B. 

      Modernization Theory

    • C. 

      Continuity Theory

    • D. 

      Conflict Theory

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Realities of a Gerontologist vs. Realities of an Older PersonRealities of Geronotologists' include:
    • A. 

      They are Common-Sense 'knowers' They have old age through experience They are Research Subjects They are Non-professionals

    • B. 

      They are Professional 'knowers' They have old age through observation They are Researchers They are Professionals

    • C. 

      They are Common-Sense 'knowers' They have old age through experience They are Researchers They are Professionals

    • D. 

      They are Professional 'knowers' They have old age through observation They are Research Subjects They are Non-professionals

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