Intro To Social Science Exam 3

71 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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  • 1. 
    What is the most important institution that helps shape our personality and help us adjust to changing environments?
    • 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. 
    Which method of reckoning descent counts the ancestors on both our fathers and mothers side?
    • 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. 
    What term do researchers suggest we develop as a new term for marriage due to the high divorce rate in the U.S. today?
    • A. 

      Repeat Polygamy

    • B. 

      Serial Monogamy

    • C. 

      Varying Partnership

    • D. 

      Pathological Monogamy

  • 8. 
    Which type of plural marriage consists of one husband and two or more wives?
    • A. 

      Polyandry

    • B. 

      Multiandry

    • C. 

      Polygyny

    • D. 

      Patriandry

  • 9. 
    Which type of plural marriage consists of one wife and two or more husbands?
    • 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. 
    What are the three main patterns of family control?
    • 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. 
    Which method of reckoning descent is used mostly in the western world?
    • A. 

      Unilateral

    • B. 

      Matrilinear

    • C. 

      Trilateral

    • D. 

      Bilateral

  • 15. 
    Which is NOT one of the three functions of the family?
    • 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. 
    Which term of Stratification refers to groups such as the nobilty, the clergy, merchants, artisans, and peasants?
    • 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. 
    What is the term called for grouping people according to differences in income, occupation, power, privilege, manner of living, age, gender,  and region?
    • 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. 
    Which caste system in south africa did not allow blacks to hold the same jobs or live in the same places as whites?
    • A. 

      Apartheid Caste System

    • B. 

      South african Caste System

    • C. 

      African Apartheid System

    • D. 

      Bicontinental Caste System