Chapter 7 Social Stratification In The United States And Globally: Quick Quiz

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Chapter 7 Quick Quiz


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  • 1. 
    In which of the following countries is Trokosi, a type of slavery, practiced?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Tibet

    • C. 

      Ghana

    • D. 

      Uruguay

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true about the caste system?
    • A. 

      People inherit their caste category from their parents

    • B. 

      The caste system is maintained through inheritance

    • C. 

      The caste system is based on religion

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    The estate system was associated with ______ societies during the Middle Ages.
    • A. 

      Feudal

    • B. 

      Germanic

    • C. 

      Vatican

    • D. 

      Modern

  • 4. 
    The ______ class is also known as the white-collar class.
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Working

    • D. 

      Lower

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a difference between the underclass and the lower class?
    • A. 

      Members of the underclass are tall but lower class members are short

    • B. 

      The underclass work for free while the lower class work for money

    • C. 

      Members of the lower class may be short-time unemployed while underclass members are long-time or perpetually unemployed

    • D. 

      Members of the underclass work under a leader while the lower class members do not work under any leader

  • 6. 
    In the United States, ______ of all income goes to the top 20% people.
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      65%

    • D. 

      85%

  • 7. 
    When she compares herself to her colleagues Rosanna feels and thinks she is poor. What kind of poverty is that?
    • A. 

      Absolute poverty

    • B. 

      Relative poverty

    • C. 

      Comparative poverty

    • D. 

      Collegiate poverty

  • 8. 
    Which of the following causes alienation and low worker satisfaction among low level workers?
    • A. 

      The fact that they always have to take instructions from others

    • B. 

      Repetitiveness of their job activities

    • C. 

      Low salaries

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    The concept of ______ mobility is used to mean the changes in the social positions of children in comparison to their parents.
    • A. 

      Intragenerational

    • B. 

      Intergenerational

    • C. 

      Vertical

    • D. 

      Horizontal