Collective Behavior, Social Movements, And Social Change: Quick Quiz

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Whether you need to know about it for work purposes or you’re simply curious about human behaviour, the collective studies of social movements and change can be an interesting topic to learn about. What do you know about how people react to certain events and how people think?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mass hysteria is a flight to safety in response to a real and immediate danger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which type of crowd is the least structured?
    • A. 

      Casual

    • B. 

      Reactionary

    • C. 

      Conventional

    • D. 

      Solidaristic

  • 3. 
    The theory that people in crowds come together because they share the same attitudes, views, and beliefs is:
    • A. 

      Social contagion theory

    • B. 

      Convergence theory

    • C. 

      Emergent norm theory

  • 4. 
    Which form of propaganda is based on the frequent repetition of a message?
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Testimonial

    • C. 

      Transfer

    • D. 

      Ad nauseum

  • 5. 
    The media influences public opinion by acting as a gatekeeper, determining which stories and issues will be covered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Modernization is having the ______ effect on societies that were the ______ modern.
    • A. 

      Most, most

    • B. 

      Most, least

    • C. 

      Least, most

    • D. 

      Least, least

  • 7. 
    People often turn to rumors when they are trying to gather information about an ambiguous situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ______ are ______ that can have serious consequences for the people involved.
    • A. 

      Crazes, fads

    • B. 

      Crazes, fashions

    • C. 

      Fads, crazes

    • D. 

      Fashions, crazes

  • 9. 
    Mobs and riots are forms of which type of crowd?
    • A. 

      Casual

    • B. 

      Reactionary

    • C. 

      Conventional

    • D. 

      Solidaristic

  • 10. 
    According to the ______, when social changes occur, people must redefine their world and their self-perceptions.
    • A. 

      Structural functionalist theory

    • B. 

      Conflict theory

    • C. 

      Symbolic interactionist theory

    • D. 

      Feminist theory