Sociology Chapter Four Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which term defines who and what we are in relation to others?
    • A. 

      Role

    • B. 

      Status

    • C. 

      Role set

    • D. 

      Master status


  • 2. 
    In US society which of the following is often a master status?
    • A. 

      Occupation

    • B. 

      Physical of mental disability

    • C. 

      Race or color

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 3. 
    Role set refers to
    • A. 

      A number of roles found in any one society

    • B. 

      A number of roles attached to a singe status

    • C. 

      A number of roles that are more or less the same

    • D. 

      A number of roles within any one organization


  • 4. 
    Frank excels at football at his college, but he doesn't have enough time to study as much as he wants to this is an example of
    • A. 

      Role set

    • B. 

      Role strain

    • C. 

      Role conflict

    • D. 

      Role exit


  • 5. 
    The Thomas theorem states that
    • A. 

      Our statuses and roles are the key to our personality

    • B. 

      Most people rise to their level of incompetence

    • C. 

      People know the world only through their language

    • D. 

      Situations defines as real are real in thier consequences.


  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the correct meaning of "presentation of self"?
    • A. 

      Efforts to create impressions in the minds of others

    • B. 

      Acting out a master status

    • C. 

      Thinking back over the process of role exit

    • D. 

      Trying to take attention away from others


  • 7. 
    Paul Ekman points to what as an important clue to deception by another person?
    • A. 

      Smiling

    • B. 

      Using tact

    • C. 

      Inconsistencies in a presentation

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 8. 
    In her study of human emotion, Arlie Hochschild explains that companies typically
    • A. 

      Try to regulate the emotions of workers

    • B. 

      Want workers to be unemotional

    • C. 

      Encourage people to express their true emotions

    • D. 

      Profit from making customers more emotional


  • 9. 
    People are likely to "get" a joke when they
    • A. 

      Know something about more than none culture

    • B. 

      Have a different social background than the joke teller

    • C. 

      Understand the two different realities being presented

    • D. 

      Know why someone wants to tell the joke


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