SOCY 122 : Introduction To Sociology! Trivia Questions Quiz

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SOCY 122 : Introduction To Sociology! Trivia Questions Quiz

Are you taking SOCY 122: introduction to sociology? There is much that is to be learned about human behavior and how they behave in society, and this study helps you to do just that. How about you give it a shot and get to see just how much you have understood from your first sociology classes. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the factors affecting research?
    • A. 

      Theory

    • B. 

      Epistemology

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      Observations

  • 2. 
    Qualitative research is where words are of greater value than numbers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which research design encompasses different contexts at different times?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal Comparison Study

    • B. 

      Longitudinal Study

    • C. 

      Comparison Study

    • D. 

      Case Study

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is often written in first person point of view?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal Comparison Study

    • B. 

      Longitudinal Study

    • C. 

      Comparison Study

    • D. 

      Case Study

  • 5. 
    Which of the following involves the same social phenomenon with different locations?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal Comparison Study

    • B. 

      Longitudinal Study

    • C. 

      Comparison Study

    • D. 

      Case Study

  • 6. 
    Social class and status group are synonyms (both words mean the same thing).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    "Two-spirited" falls under the category of trimorphism. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Pierre Bourdieu came up with "field" and "habitus".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who thought that women are less intellectually developed than men?
    • A. 

      Durkheim

    • B. 

      Comte

    • C. 

      Parsons

    • D. 

      Engels

  • 10. 
    Engels believed that gender inequalities are a product of social life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The male gaze significantly shapes conceptions of sex, gender and marriage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is socially constructed?
    • A. 

      Dimorphism

    • B. 

      Trimorphism

    • C. 

      Race

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 13. 
    Stratification and gender inequalities are not systemic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Totem religions involve symbols or signs that represent something greater than individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which sociological thinker believed that religion created stronger connections between people who practice the same religion?
    • A. 

      Marx

    • B. 

      Durkheim

    • C. 

      Weber

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 16. 
    According to Marx, religion instills a false consciousness in people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    According to who, religion stops the lower class from challenging the upper class in order to be granted rewards in the afterlife?
    • A. 

      Marx

    • B. 

      Durkheim

    • C. 

      Weber

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 18. 
    Context is not always important when examining a situation in sociology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Jake goes to university, but he cheats to get through. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Conformity

    • B. 

      Innovation

    • C. 

      Ritualism

    • D. 

      Retreatism

    • E. 

      Rebellion

  • 20. 
    Getting kicked out of a club by a bouncer for erratic behaviour is an example of secondary deviance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Hate crimes are motivated by bias against race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or some other characteristic held in contempt by the perpetrators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In sociology, race is categorized as a biological construct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Ethnicity can be based on one's culture, religion, nationality, or tribe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Who said "this is not a time to commit sociology"?
    • A. 

      Justin Trudeau

    • B. 

      Pierre Trudeau

    • C. 

      Stephen Harper

    • D. 

      George W. Bush

  • 25. 
    Digital sociology has shifted to multidirectional from uni-directional.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Digital sociology is first concerned with technology, and then with social problems (race, inequality, gender, etc.).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of globalization?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Cultural

    • D. 

      Historical

  • 28. 
    Western governments have been foreign terrorists in the past.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    In the lecture on globalization, language was used as the example to help us understand cultural globalization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Only in New Zealand is there a kiwi burger available at McDonald's. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Glocalization

    • B. 

      Globalization

    • C. 

      McDonaldization

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 31. 
    George Ritzer coined the term "McDonaldization".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    One can examine cultural structures, political structures, or economic structures in isolation of one another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Sousvellance is when one participates in one's own surveillance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    A spokesman of the NRS claimed that the NRS uses Bluekai to kill people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    What is function creep?
    • A. 

      The use of intersectionality to examine surveillance and Big Data

    • B. 

      A technique used by advertising companies to ensure consumers receive ads that are tailored to their interests

    • C. 

      The broadcasting of one's location, movements, purchases and/or searches

    • D. 

      What happens when technology systems expand beyond their original purposes

  • 36. 
    Big Data allows for unrelated datasets to show causal relationships.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    The divorce rates in Maine being correlated with eating margarine is a result of Big Data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Which of the following did Dr. Singh say is the missing 'V'?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Vulnerability

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Variety

  • 39. 
    Biomedicine is the dominant form of medical practices in Western societies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Medical professions legitimize categories of biological race.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    IBM Watson's Health Cloud does which of the following?
    • A. 

      Collects data from medical facilites

    • B. 

      Identifies patterns

    • C. 

      Makes decisions

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 42. 
    Which of the following was an app that claimed to detect when someone posted about suicide?
    • A. 

      Samaritans Radar

    • B. 

      IBM Watson's Health Cloud

    • C. 

      Weibo

    • D. 

      Trends (by Google)

  • 43. 
    African Americas, Latinos and gay populations are at the highest risk of contracting HIV. Based on this information, HIV is:
    • A. 

      Racialized

    • B. 

      Sexualized

    • C. 

      Racialized and sexualized

    • D. 

      Neither racialized or sexualized

  • 44. 
    Google Flu Trends did NOT:
    • A. 

      Use specific search words

    • B. 

      Use IP addresses

    • C. 

      Predict the swine flu

    • D. 

      Fail to do what it claimed to

  • 45. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of Lyon's three "C's"?
    • A. 

      Capacities

    • B. 

      Consequences

    • C. 

      Concerns

    • D. 

      Critique

  • 46. 
    Of the following countries, which is NOT one of the Five Eyes?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      The United States of America

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 47. 
    A counter movement can occur without a social movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    The Zapatistas are an example of a social movement that went from offline to online.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False