Chapter 4 Quiz

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Chapter 4 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Of the following topics, which one would most likely be approached from a macrosociological perspective?
    • A. 

      A study of how girl babies are treated differently during playtime than boy babies of the same age.

    • B. 

      A study of the social norms used by street corner men.

    • C. 

      A study of the face-to-face interaction of individuals negotiating real estate contracts.

    • D. 

      A study on the impact of terrorism on the travel plans of business people.

  • 2. 
    According to Durkheim, the factor that holds an organic society together is ____________________.
    • A. 

      The adherence to a common political system and societal organization.

    • B. 

      The dependence people have on one another to do specialized tasks.

    • C. 

      A shared system of values and beliefs.

    • D. 

      The strict code of conduct and discipline that accompanies all organic societies.

  • 3. 
    All of the following are contributing factors in determining someone's social class, except:
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Occupational prestige

    • D. 

      Income

  • 4. 
    ________ statuses are voluntary, earned, or accomplished.
    • A. 

      Abscribed

    • B. 

      Achieved

    • C. 

      Stigma

    • D. 

      Master

  • 5. 
    A status that cuts across all other statuses one holds is referred to as the _________________________.
    • A. 

      Achieved status.

    • B. 

      Abscribed status.

    • C. 

      Stigmata.

    • D. 

      Master status.

  • 6. 
    Which type of society has less production and more service industry?
    • A. 

      Industrial.

    • B. 

      Pastoral.

    • C. 

      Postindustrial.

    • D. 

      Agricultural.

  • 7. 
    The ______________ is to the agrarian society as the ______________ is to the postindustrial society.
    • A. 

      Steam engine/plow

    • B. 

      Plow/microchip

    • C. 

      Plow/steam engine

    • D. 

      Steam engine/microchip

  • 8. 
    A society such as the Amish, which is based on close-knit relationships, shared values, and a strong social bond among members would be considered as being an example of __________________ by Durkheim and a __________________ by Tonnies.
    • A. 

      An organic society/Gesellschaft

    • B. 

      A mechanical society/Gesellschaft

    • C. 

      Gemeinschaft/Gesellschaft

    • D. 

      A mechanical society/Gemeinschaft

  • 9. 
    In order to be classified a "society" a group of people must share both ________________ and _________________.
    • A. 

      Culture/ a territory

    • B. 

      The same level of intelligence/a common leader

    • C. 

      The same ethnic identity/a territory

    • D. 

      A belief in the same god/common leadership