Midterm Examination Socscie 1 Michael R. Dupal-ag

40 Questions | Total Attempts: 53

Midterm Quizzes & Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.       What is the significance of Hellen Keller’s experience for understanding the part that symbols play in everyday life?
  • 2. 
    1.       What are the criticism of the linguistics relativity hypotheses?
  • 3. 
    1.       Why are some aspects of social life – cultural universals – found in all known socities?
  • 4. 
    1.       Identify ways in which ethnocentrism may have contributed to global violence during your lifetime. How might acceptance of cultural relativism contribute to the resolution of international conflicts? Give examples.
  • 5. 
    1.       How do each of the concepts in the following sets relate? a.      Norm – value – symbol b.      Status – role – role set c.       Group – institution – society
  • 6. 
    1.       An act or object that has come to be socially accepted as standing for something else.
  • 7. 
    1.       Learned patterns for thinking, Feeling, and acting that are transmitted from one generation to the next.
  • 8. 
    1.       Norms which do not exact stringent conformity.
  • 9. 
    1.       Physical artifacts created by members of a society.
  • 10. 
    1.       A social rule that specifies appropriate and inappropriate behavior in given situations.
  • 11. 
    1.       Norms which exact strict conformity.
  • 12. 
    1.       Abstract creations  like values, beliefs, symbols, norms, customs, and institutional arrangements created by the members of society.
  • 13. 
    The view that different languages conceptualize the world of experience differently
  • 14. 
    1.       Norms which are enforced by a special political organization with the right to employ force.
  • 15. 
    1.       A group of people who live within the same territory and  share a culture.
  • 16. 
    1.       Broad, shared ideas regarding what is desirable, correct, and good.
  • 17. 
    1.       A social structured system of sounds patterns ( words and sentences) with the specific and arbitrary meanings.
  • 18. 
    1.       A value free approach that views people from the perspective of their own culture.
  • 19. 
    1.       A subculture at odds with the ways of the larger society.
  • 20. 
    1.       The tendency to judge other groups by the standards of one’s own culture.
  • 21. 
    1.       The expectations of a single role are incompatible.
  • 22. 
    1.       The interviewing of peoples interactions and relationships in recurrent and stable patterns.
  • 23. 
    The actual behavior of the person who occupies a status
  • 24. 
    1.       The multiple roles associated with a single status.
  • 25. 
    1.       A key status that carries primary weight in a person’s interactions with others.
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