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Sociology Quizzes & Trivia

This is for sociology class. Anyone is welcome to take this quiz anytime. :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another name for nature is ______________ while an alternative term for nurture is ______________.
    • A. 

      Socialization/genetics

    • B. 

      Heredity/the social environment

    • C. 

      Biology/environment

    • D. 

      Biology/sociobiology

  • 2. 
    According to textbook, _________ make us human.
    • A. 

      Friends

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Society

    • D. 

      Isolation

  • 3. 
    Individuals who are approximately the same age and linked by some common interest are best described as being a/an:
    • A. 

      Peer group.

    • B. 

      In-group.

    • C. 

      Out-group.

    • D. 

      Reference group.

  • 4. 
    All of the following are components of the looking glass self, except:
    • A. 

      We interpret others' reactions.

    • B. 

      We develop a self concept.

    • C. 

      We project our self on others.

    • D. 

      We imagine how we appear to those around us.

  • 5. 
    Our first significant others to gender socialize us are our:
    • A. 

      Siblings.

    • B. 

      Parents.

    • C. 

      Teachers.

    • D. 

      Peers.

  • 6. 
    All of the following are examples given by the author of expression of emotions, except:
    • A. 

      Men kissing.

    • B. 

      Facial expressions.

    • C. 

      Squeals.

    • D. 

      Applause.

  • 7. 
    The texbook presents the case of Isabelle to illustrate the fact that:
    • A. 

      Child abuse is a serious social problem.

    • B. 

      Being with others is the key to being "human" and "civilized".

    • C. 

      A child's development is based on their nutritional health.

    • D. 

      Raising children in a single parent home has significant problems.

  • 8. 
    Our perception of how people in general think of us is called:
    • A. 

      Taking the role of other.

    • B. 

      Looking-glass self.

    • C. 

      Generalized other.

    • D. 

      Play.

  • 9. 
    Sociologists think of people as:
    • A. 

      Unpredictable individual behaviors.

    • B. 

      Puppets

    • C. 

      Robots

    • D. 

      Predictable human behaviors.

  • 10. 
    A _____ _____ is a place where people are cut off from the rest of society and come under near total control of officials.
    • A. 

      Total socialization.

    • B. 

      Total institution

    • C. 

      Family socialization.

    • D. 

      Family institution