Essentials Of Sociology 8th Edition Henslin Chap. 1 - 7 Exam

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  • 1. 
    Theoretical Sociologist wanted to use reseach results to apply and change society for the better.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An overt study is hidden research
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Define Individual reseach study
    • A. 

      Researcher studies from outside the group

    • B. 

      Researcher analyzes collected data

    • C. 

      Researcher becomes part of the group

  • 4. 
    Non-material culture are things such as Art, Statues, Jewelry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Individual perspective is when others tell us who we are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Conflict Theorist believed all parts of society make up a whole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Define Qualitive research:
    • A. 

      Uses non-numerical data to analyze.

    • B. 

      Uses numerical data to analyze.

  • 8. 
    What are the three focuses of research?
    • A. 

      Orientation, Purpose, Reliability

    • B. 

      Orientation, Characteristics, Actions

    • C. 

      Validity, Interpretation, Characteristics

  • 9. 
    What was Auguste Comte known for?
    • A. 

      Wanting objectivity and total Neutrality

    • B. 

      Social Darwinism

    • C. 

      Positivism: Using scientific study in social world

  • 10. 
    What are folkways?
    • A. 

      Weak norms that may be violated without severe repercussions

    • B. 

      Deviance that is derived from societal associations

    • C. 

      Strong norms that must be obeyed

  • 11. 
    Define Sociology
    • A. 

      The scientific study of the way individuals act

    • B. 

      The scientific systemic study of human society

    • C. 

      The systemic study of single people in nature

  • 12. 
    A category is when people share common attributes but do not interact
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Neocolonialism is when more industrialized nations turn to international markets for natural resources and cash crops to control the prices for lesser industrialized nations. More industrialized nations in turn sell to lesser nations based on a system of credit. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Sociolization is how we learn our culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    How do the 4 phases of the scientific method go
    • A. 

      Invention, Discovery, Interpretation, Explanation

    • B. 

      Interpretation, Invention, Discovery, Explanation

    • C. 

      Discovery, Invention, Interpretation, Explanation

  • 16. 
    What are the three factors that affect Deviance?
    • A. 

      Crime, Gender, Location

    • B. 

      Location, Time, Age

    • C. 

      Time, Location, Public Consensus

  • 17. 
    Social structures are laid out before we are born.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is an Aggregate?
    • A. 

      A group of 2 or more people who interact minimally

    • B. 

      A group of 2 people who share common characteristics

    • C. 

      A group of three or more people who interact socially

  • 19. 
    Macro Sociological analysis examines things such as relationships between husband and wife. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Horticultural evolution developed permanent settlements with dependable resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Multinational Corporations pay off the lesser nations to gain access to the elite's raw materials, labor and market.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Industrial Evolution began in Great Britain in 1763
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Define Group Think:
    • A. 

      Collective Tunnel vision that allows for suggestions

    • B. 

      Collective Tunnel vision developed by groups where everyone thinks alike

    • C. 

      Collective Tunnel vision where there are multiple viewpoints

  • 24. 
    What is Societal Perspective? 
    • A. 

      Lifelong process in which people participate in society

    • B. 

      How people see their own and others roles in order to interact in society

    • C. 

      How other cultures appear in one's own society

  • 25. 
    An Instrumental leader tries to keep a group moving forward toward a common goal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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