Different Culture And Lifestyles Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Culture Includes:
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Beliefs

    • C. 

      Values

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A group's way of thinking and doing, including language and other forms of interaction, is:
    • A. 

      Material culture

    • B. 

      Nonmaterial culture

    • C. 

      Ideological culture

    • D. 

      Values

  • 3. 
    Learned and shared ways of believing and of doing penetrate our being at an early age. We take for granted what is "normal" behavior. This is the concept of:
    • A. 

      Culture shock

    • B. 

      Culture within us

    • C. 

      Culture lag

    • D. 

      Culture pluralism

  • 4. 
    The disorientation people experience when coming into contact with a radically different culture and when no longer able to depend on their taken-for-granted assumptions about life is known as:
    • A. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • B. 

      Cultural leveling

    • C. 

      Cultural relativism

    • D. 

      Culture shock

  • 5. 
    Using one's culture as a yardstick to judge other cultures is known as practicing:
    • A. 

      Material culture

    • B. 

      Culture shock

    • C. 

      Cultural pluralism

    • D. 

      Ethnocentrism

  • 6. 
    Gestures
    • A. 

      Are studied by anthropologists but not sociologists

    • B. 

      Are universal

    • C. 

      Always facilitate communication between people

    • D. 

      Can lead to misunderstanding and embarrassment

  • 7. 
    Symbols are the basis of:
    • A. 

      Material culture

    • B. 

      Nonmaterial culture

    • C. 

      Sociobiology

    • D. 

      Values

  • 8. 
    The sociological theory that language creates a particular way of thinking and perceiving is:
    • A. 

      Sociobiology

    • B. 

      The Davis-Moore theory

    • C. 

      The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

    • D. 

      The language theory

  • 9. 
    Every group develops expectations concerning the right way to reflect its values. The group's expectations are called:
    • A. 

      Pluralism

    • B. 

      Norms

    • C. 

      Universals

    • D. 

      Leveling

  • 10. 
    Norms that are not strictly enforced are called:
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Folkways

    • C. 

      Mores

    • D. 

      Taboo