Classical Sociological Theories Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Your life motto might be....
    • A. 

      "Everything happens for a reason"

    • B. 

      "Fight to make the world a better place"

    • C. 

      "I'm just watching the world go by"

  • 2. 
    Your favorite leisure activity might be...
    • A. 

      Reading a good piece of fiction or literature

    • B. 

      A puzzle

    • C. 

      A debate with friends or family

  • 3. 
    Someone cuts you off in traffic. You...
    • A. 

      Spend considerable time thinking about the make of the person's car, the area you were driving, the time of day and other factors that perhaps resulted in the altercation.

    • B. 

      Curse the "tech bros" that have taken over your neighborhood for creating traffic.

    • C. 

      Recognize that defensive driving is necessary to get around the city effectively and shrug it off. 

  • 4. 
    Your ideal job:
    • A. 

      Biologist

    • B. 

      Community Organizer

    • C. 

      Advertiser

  • 5. 
    You want to perform research about City College of San Francisco. What research question might you pursue?
    • A. 

      "How do student-faculty interactions affect student graduation rates?"

    • B. 

      "What is the relationship between administrator salaries and class cuts?"

    • C. 

      "How do CCSF students, faculty, and staff all work together when they come from such different and diverse backgrounds?"

  • 6. 
    What is your preferred type of music genre?
    • A. 

      Punk

    • B. 

      Classical

    • C. 

      Folk

  • 7. 
    In your opinion, the purpose of high school is....
    • A. 

      To babysit students while their parents have to work.

    • B. 

      To help socialize young people into being functioning members of society. 

    • C. 

      To help young people develop shared understandings of social values (i.e. competition) and beliefs (i.e. going to college is good). 

  • 8. 
    When watching movies you are most interested in....
    • A. 

      How cinematography, music, sounds, make-up, and dialogue work to express a theme or message. 

    • B. 

      The tension between good and evil and which side will be triumphant in the end.

    • C. 

      The plot twists! How something seemingly random ends up playing a major role in the conclusion of the film. 

  • 9. 
    When you see an unhoused person on the streets of San Francisco, you think...
    • A. 

      "Jeez, I wonder what that person did to get themselves into that position. I better make sure to work hard at school and get a good job"

    • B. 

      "It's so wrong that some people can buy million dollars home in this city and some people are living on the streets!"

    • C. 

      "Why am I so grossed out or bothered by this person? What about them makes me feel that way?"

  • 10. 
    The purpose of sociological research should be....
    • A. 

      To gain a clearer understanding of how society works and functions.

    • B. 

      To help solve social problems and make the world a better place. 

    • C. 

      To uncover the "hidden" social beliefs and norms present in our everyday lives. 

  • 11. 
    Your favorite song would be....
    • A. 

      'What Do You Mean"- Justin Bieber

    • B. 

      'Bricks in the Wall"- Pink Floyd

    • C. 

      "What's Going On?"-Marvin Gaye

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