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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.
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2.  Realities of a Gerontologist vs. Realities of an Older PersonRealities of Older People include:
3.  Social Scientists construct theories as a way to explain or make sense of behaviour.
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4.  Theories which are interested in explaining how various societal institutions function to accommodate aging individuals are known as _____ _______ __ _____.
5.  Which of the following is not a Theory of Aging?
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6.  According to the Disengagement Theory, normal aging leads to the natural withdrawal of daily tasks and functions.
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7.  The Theory opposing the Disengagement Theory is:
8.  The Theory that relies on the work of Karl Marx dealing with inequalities, change, power struggles, and disharmony is:
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9.  The Activity Theory...
10.  From a gerontology perspective, age related theories do not deal with “aging” at all, instead with “age related issues”.
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11.  The Aged as a Subculture Theory analyzes the relationship between age and social structure analyzing aging through microeconomic and macroeconomic perspectives. The Aged as a Subculture Theory places emphasis on periods or "historic eras".
12.  Realities of a Gerontologist vs. Realities of an Older PersonRealities of Geronotologists' include:
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