Social Studies: Groups, Norms, Mores,

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is a norm?

    • A.

      Saying morning and afternoon prayers at Hillview College

    • B.

      Wearing a track suit to a wedding

    • C.

      Eating with a knife and fork at every meal

    • D.

      Going to market on Wednesdays

    Correct Answer
    A. Saying morning and afternoon prayers at Hillview College
    Explanation
    Saying morning and afternoon prayers at Hillview College is a norm because it is a customary or expected behavior within the specific context of Hillview College. Norms are social rules or expectations that guide behavior in a particular group or society. In this case, the act of saying prayers at specific times and in a specific location is a norm that is likely influenced by the religious or cultural values of the college community.

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  • 2. 

    What is a norm?

    • A.

      Behaviour that is shared by most members of a group or class

    • B.

      Something that indicates what is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour

    • C.

      Traditional patterns of behavior in society that is learnt and practiced from childhood

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A norm is a set of behaviors that are shared by most members of a group or class. It indicates what is considered acceptable and unacceptable behavior. These behaviors are often traditional patterns that are learned and practiced from childhood. Therefore, all of the options provided in the question accurately describe what a norm is.

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  • 3. 

    What are mores?

    • A.

      Established behavior or practices in a society.

    • B.

      Actions that have greater moral significance

    • C.

      Strong beliefs or ideas that actually form the basis for some laws

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Mores refer to established behavior or practices in a society. They are actions that have greater moral significance and are considered to be strong beliefs or ideas that actually form the basis for some laws. Therefore, all of the given options accurately describe what mores are.

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