Intro To Social Science Exam 3

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Church

  • 2. 
    Which is NOT a variation of family?
    • A. 

      Two-parent family

    • B. 

      Multicultural family

    • C. 

      Extended family

    • D. 

      Gay family

    • E. 

      Single-parent family

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Unilateral

    • B. 

      Bilateral

    • C. 

      Matrilinear

    • D. 

      Patriliniar

  • 4. 
    These two methods of reckoning descent determine descent through either the male or female line which two are they?
    • A. 

      Quadriliniar and Bilinear

    • B. 

      Lateral and bilateral

    • C. 

      Matrilinear and patriliniar

  • 5. 
    This method of reckoning descent states that an individual either belongs to the mothers or fathers family NOT both, which is it?
    • A. 

      Patrilinear

    • B. 

      Matrilinear

    • C. 

      Unilateral

    • D. 

      Bilateral

  • 6. 
    This is the traditional and in most places the only legal form of marriage in the western world
    • A. 

      Monogamy

    • B. 

      Polygamy

    • C. 

      Trifectomy

    • D. 

      Paliogamy

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Repeat Polygamy

    • B. 

      Serial Monogamy

    • C. 

      Varying Partnership

    • D. 

      Pathological Monogamy

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Polyandry

    • B. 

      Multiandry

    • C. 

      Polygyny

    • D. 

      Patriandry

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Polyandry

    • B. 

      Matriarchy

    • C. 

      Polygyny

    • D. 

      Patriarchy

  • 10. 
    In which form of union are several men married to several women?
    • A. 

      Monogamy

    • B. 

      Same-Sex Marriage

    • C. 

      Cenogamy

    • D. 

      Polygamy

  • 11. 
    This type of mate selection is arranged by one or more persons other than the marriage partners?
    • A. 

      Arranged Marriage

    • B. 

      Predestined Union

    • C. 

      Arranged Wedding

    • D. 

      Predetermined MArriage

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Patriarchy, Matriarchy, Traditional

    • B. 

      Matriarchy,Patriarchy, Egalitarian

    • C. 

      Egalitarian, Paternally Controlled, Matriarchy

  • 13. 
    In the Egalitarian pattern of family control, neither the father or mother is the superior
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Unilateral

    • B. 

      Matrilinear

    • C. 

      Trilateral

    • D. 

      Bilateral

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      To properly well adjust the young so that they do not cause society trouble

    • B. 

      To provide a religious background for the offspring

    • C. 

      To reproduce the species

    • D. 

      To provide satisfaction for parents to keep them well adjusted

  • 16. 
    True or false,Latchkey Children spend a lot of time home alone while their families are working and doing other activities?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Incompatibility, adultery, desertion, cruelty, nonsuport, bigamy, felony conviction, and fraud contract are ALL what? 
    • A. 

      Issues in the american marriage

    • B. 

      Legal grounds for divorce

    • C. 

      Legal grounds for seperation

  • 18. 
    The number of individuals choosing not to marry and the large number of divorces have created what?
    • A. 

      A generation gap

    • B. 

      A great delay on the age of marriage for singles

    • C. 

      The class called singles

    • D. 

      A greater number of singles

  • 19. 
    What are the three types of social stratification?
    • A. 

      Estates, Castes, and Sociological Structures

    • B. 

      Estates, Castes, and Social Classes

    • C. 

      Castes, Estates, and Homeownership

    • D. 

      Social Classes, Castes, and Establishments

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Castes

    • B. 

      Estates

    • C. 

      Socioeconomic Groups

    • D. 

      Social Classes

  • 21. 
    IS this true or false: A Caste is based on birth, wealth or some other distinguishing characteristic?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Socialization

    • B. 

      Gentrification

    • C. 

      Stratification

    • D. 

      Characterization

  • 23. 
    This term is usually used when the wealthy or the more religious think that they are better than others
    • A. 

      Hierarchy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 24. 
    Is this true or false: When social stratification is more rigid or evident and there are more opportunities for an individual to change status dissatisfaction and conflict may occur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Apartheid Caste System

    • B. 

      South african Caste System

    • C. 

      African Apartheid System

    • D. 

      Bicontinental Caste System

  • 26. 
    People who are likely to marry each other, live in the same neighborhood, have similar speech patterns, manners and moral standards typically come from similar..?
    • A. 

      Religious Groups

    • B. 

      Economic Classes

    • C. 

      Social Classes

    • D. 

      Cultural Sectors

  • 27. 
    People in a community who have a similar economic status, attitude, and beliefs is the definition of what?
    • A. 

      Social Class

    • B. 

      Heirarchy

    • C. 

      Equalization

    • D. 

      Cultural Relatives

  • 28. 
    Does an open or closed class system allow for significant social mobility?
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Closed

  • 29. 
    Are lower or upper people more restricted?
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Lower

  • 30. 
    The idea that the U.S. Was a socially moveable society was captured by whom?
    • A. 

      Horatio Alger

    • B. 

      David Coletti

    • C. 

      Gerhard Lenski

    • D. 

      Brent Bratsberg

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Because society molds an individual and thrusts them into a social class

    • B. 

      Because we are born into a social class

    • C. 

      Because we choose for ourselves which class we are going to be a part of

    • D. 

      Because we inherit traits from out parents

  • 32. 
    In which system are class lines not definite?
    • A. 

      Open Class system

    • B. 

      Closed Class System

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Enterprise

  • 34. 
    People who are over concerned about their status are called what?
    • A. 

      Social Relativity

    • B. 

      Financially Conscious

    • C. 

      Socially Aware

    • D. 

      Class Conscious

  • 35. 
    The comparative ease which a person can improve or worsen their social economic class is called what?
    • A. 

      Social Fluidity

    • B. 

      Social Validity

    • C. 

      Social Mobility

    • D. 

      Transitional Social Progress

  • 36. 
    The poverty threshold is the maximum amount of income needed to maintain a living standard above the poverty level
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      First of only child

    • C. 

      Gender

    • D. 

      Age

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Networking

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Finance

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 40. 
    List the five great religions of today
  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Christianity

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Hinduism

  • 43. 
    Gentleness, compassion, rationality, and moderation are all the teachings of what religion?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Islam

  • 44. 
    True or false monotheistices are religions with many gods?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
  • 46. 
    Name three major monotheistic religions?
  • 47. 
    True or false Anti Semitism is feelings of hatred and dislike toward jews
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    This is the most prominent religion in western society?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Catholicism

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Christianity

  • 49. 
    This is the most prominent religion in eastern society?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hindusim

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 50. 
    This religion believes that the messiah has not yet come?
    • A. 

      Pentecostal

    • B. 

      Catholicism

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Hinduism

  • 51. 
    The pentateuch is the name of the book used by the people who practice what religion?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 52. 
    Like Judaism and Christianity which religion is also based on divine revelation?
    • A. 

      Buddhsim

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Paeganism

  • 53. 
    Name the 3 events that are of crucial significance to Christianity...
  • 54. 
    Jesus of Nazareth was the founder of what religion
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Catholicism

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Paeganism

  • 55. 
    Name the founder of Islam
  • 56. 
    • A. 

      Torah

    • B. 

      Pentetuch

    • C. 

      Qu'ran

    • D. 

      Ti'ran

  • 57. 
    These two groups in the islamic religion were fighting over who was going to be the legitimate successor after muhhamad's death
    • A. 

      Shiite and Sunni

    • B. 

      Suni and Shiram

    • C. 

      Shiram and Shiite

    • D. 

      Sunni and Shiram

  • 58. 
  • 59. 
    The development of individuality and the socialization of students is called the what (Hint: two words)
  • 60. 
    Teaching generations beliefs, a way of life, values and skills is called what?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Socialization

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Affirmation

  • 61. 
    Using diplomas as a way to limit jobs is called what?
    • A. 

      Socializing

    • B. 

      Diversifying

    • C. 

      Credentializing

    • D. 

      Economizing

  • 62. 
    • A. 

      Teaching the masses of citizens to be literate

    • B. 

      Financially subsidizing the education of several million students

    • C. 

      Public schooling which teaches students to get along with various types of people

    • D. 

      Reducing inequalities of oppurtunities at all educational levels

    • E. 

      Enabling us as a nation to make much more effective use of our human resources

  • 63. 
    Name the two structures of the U.S. school system
  • 64. 
    • A. 

      Unitary school

    • B. 

      Cummunity college

    • C. 

      Private college

    • D. 

      Summer school

  • 65. 
    In this type  of school students who are expected to continue on to college are separated from those who are not expected to go
    • A. 

      Unitary school

    • B. 

      Charter school

    • C. 

      Dual school

    • D. 

      Secondary school

  • 66. 
    The formalization of our school system has changed from a 5 to 3-4-4 system to an 8-4-4 system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    Alliances of wealth, property, or political power are the disadvantges of the family selection of mates
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    • A. 

      Variations in earnings from personal services

    • B. 

      Differences in the amounts of property owned

    • C. 

      Variations in earnings from outsourcing

    • D. 

      Variations in transfer payments from government

  • 69. 
    • A. 

      Marx

    • B. 

      Webber

  • 70. 
    • A. 

      Webber

    • B. 

      Marx

  • 71. 
    The freedom of students and teachers to pursue discuss and teach knowledge without hindurance or censorship is called what?
    • A. 

      Academic freedom

    • B. 

      Educational liberty