Sociology Quiz Exam 3

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This is a test over chapters 8,9,15 for the exam

  
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1.  Which one of the following WAS NOT considered by Max Weber to be incolved in an individual's ssocial position?
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2.  The "feminization of poverty" refers to the fact that, in the United States:
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3.  Which of the following statements about the lower middle class (Gilbert and Kahl, 1993) is FALSE?
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4.  In the Gilbert and Kahl social class model (1993), the Capitalist class is divided into:
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5.  The chapter-opening account of passenger deaths that accompanied the sinking of the ocean liner Titanic shows that:
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6.  Ideology refers to:
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7.  In the united states, which of the following age categories has the highest poverty rate?
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8.  In the United states, it is correct to say that social position is simply a reflection of a person's talents and ablitites
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9.  Caste systems encourage romantic love as the basis of marriage
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10.  About 40% of US families have little or no wealth
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11.  Which of the following is NOT one of the characteristics of poor countries?
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12.  The basic idea behind demographic transition theory is that:
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13.  The deadly fire in bangladeshi sweatshop described in the opening to the chapter shows that:
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14.  Modernization theory claims that:
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15.  The term "absolute poverty" refers to:
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16.  Which of the following is NOT a reason that throughout history, families had many children
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17.  "Neocolonization" refers to the process by which:
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18.  Thomas Robert Malthus believed that:
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19.  The wealthiest 20 percent of the global population receives about                    %of all global income
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20.  What term refers to  the number of deaths in a given year for every thousand people in a population?
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21.  Demography studies the size and composition of a society's population
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22.  Roughly 1 billion people in the world live in or close to absolute poverty
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23.  Those counted among the poor in the United States have about the same standard of living as the poor in low-income nations
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24.  An age-sex pyramid is useful, in part, because it helps predict the demographic future of a society
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25.  In low-income nations, a majority of the people live in villages and small towns where farming is the most common way to make a living.
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26.  Which of the following ments about caste systems is FALSE?
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27.  In poor countries, the amt of disadvantage that women face (compared to men) is:
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28.  "Neocolonization" refers to the process by which:
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