Sociology True And False

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  • 1. 
    A symbolic interactionist might ask how different people define and understand their family experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Labelling is the public's perception of a person based on income level, housing location and appearance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Structural functionalist will argue that crime will be committed more by persons often denied access to legitimate means of opportunity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Deviance is more a biological issue than a socially contested one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The purpose of education is to pass on the culture and values of society to its young.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Deviance is a persistent refusal to conform to norms, values and beliefs of society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Society's elite determine the rules regarding what is deviant in a society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Feminist theory of the family is similar to the symbolic interaction perspective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Functionalism teaches that the family role depends on the relationship of individual members of the family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Exogamy is practiced by groups who desire to protect their culture and beliefs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Marx introduced into sociology the idea of class and an explanation of social inequality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The significance of religion in a society depends on how the society has developed and the mode of mass culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Marx saw religion as a reflection of the society and it has been established for the good and welfare of the working class.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Material culture according to most sociologist is the same as counter culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Race and ethnicity is a social construct of what is termed racism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Conflict theory sees culture as norms, values and beliefs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    One can say that, 'this is my culture', and speak not from the group perspective because culture is a personal viewpoint activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    You cannot tell when you learn certain things because cultural learning is done in such a way that it appears as a natural human behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Culture is symbolic means people of certain groups hold things that are symbolic to them, that they alone will understand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The problem with understanding the culture of a society is that the most general idea of culture (an entire way of life) virtually covers the whole of sociology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In Robert Merton's Strain Theory, innovation is said to be the point where crimes are committed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Mass culture is the product of the industrialization and commercialization of culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Sociologists put forward the argument that this new mass culture was being imposed from above by a new commercial bourgeoisie.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Stratification means that different groups in society occupy different places withing the pecking order in society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Marx introduced into sociology the important idea of class and an explanation of where social inequality came from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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