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Sociology- Chapter 8 : Social Stratification

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Sociology- Chapter 8 : Social Stratification
This quiz covers chapter 8 sections 1-4. You will have only a certain amount of time to take this test.   Please raise your hand when you are finished so Miss Eilers can record your grade.   Good luck and do not cheat. :)

  
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1.  What is Social Stratification?
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2.  Which of the following is NOT a social class in the United States?
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3.  When studying social stratification, how many different dimensions did we look at?
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4.  What is "prestige?"
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5.  Which of the following describes "Absolute Poverty?"
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6.  Which of the following describes "Relative Poverty?"
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7.  How do we measure poverty in the United States?
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8.  In the United States, what group of people have the highest poverty percentage?
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9.  A __________ is a segment of a population whose members hold similar amounts of scarce resources and share values, norms, and an identifiable lifestyle.
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According to Karl Marx, the class of society that labors without owning the means of production is the __________.
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11.  __________ refers to all the economic resources possessed by an individual or group.
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12.  Which dimension of social stratification describes recognition, respect, and admiration attached to social positions?
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13.  According to __________, stratification assures that the most qualified people fill the most important positions, that these qualified people perform their tasks competently, and that they are rewarded for the efforts.
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