Trivia Questions And Facts About Social Structure Of Society! Quiz

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Trivia Questions And Facts About Social Structure Of Society! Quiz

This quiz has Trivia Questions and Facts about the Social Structure of Society! Human beings are social beings, and they crave to have a sense of community at all times. How much do you know about human interactions? By taking this quiz, you will get to learn some more about human society and some of the social changes that happen in the environment.


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  • 1. 
    The earliest type of society was the ______ society
    • A. 

      Pastoral

    • B. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • C. 

      Agricultural

    • D. 

      Industrial

  • 2. 
    A ______ society is characterized by the domestication of plants.
    • A. 

      Pastoral

    • B. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • C. 

      Horticultural

    • D. 

      Post-industrial

  • 3. 
    An example of a(n) ______ status would be being the child of a school teacher.
    • A. 

      Role

    • B. 

      Achieved

    • C. 

      Performance

    • D. 

      Ascribed

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Master status

    • B. 

      Social structure

    • C. 

      Ascribed status

    • D. 

      Role conflict

  • 5. 
    An example of a teacher's ____ is to be respected by his/her students.
    • A. 

      Rights

    • B. 

      Conflicts

    • C. 

      Obligations

    • D. 

      Status

  • 6. 
    _____ societies make heavy use of mechanization.
    • A. 

      Horticultural

    • B. 

      Pastoral

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Hunting and gathering

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      More people work in white collar jobs than in blue collar jobs

    • B. 

      More people work in blue collar jobs than in white collar jobs

    • C. 

      People attempt to assess and plan technological chance before introducing it

    • D. 

      Technological knowledge is important in the workplace

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Organic solidarity

    • B. 

      Nomadism

    • C. 

      Role strain

    • D. 

      Role conflict

  • 9. 
    An example of a student's _____ is to study the material presented by the instructor in class.
    • A. 

      Rights

    • B. 

      Conflicts

    • C. 

      Obligations

    • D. 

      Status

  • 10. 
    According to Ferdinand Tonnies, industrial societies are characterized by _____
    • A. 

      Interdependence among people because of job specialization

    • B. 

      A strong sense of interconnectedness among people

    • C. 

      Very little competition

    • D. 

      more personal social relationships than in preindustrial societies

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Role conflict

    • B. 

      Role strain

    • C. 

      Social interaction

    • D. 

      Mechanical solidarity

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Social unity is achieved through a consensus of beliefs and values

    • B. 

      People have complex specialized statuses that make them interdependent

    • C. 

      There are stronger pressures to conform than in other societies

    • D. 

      There is little competition

  • 13. 
    In _____ societies, most people work in white-collar jobs.
    • A. 

      Horticultural

    • B. 

      Industrial

    • C. 

      Agricultural

    • D. 

      Postindustrial

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      We are living in a postindustrial society

    • B. 

      Because our roles are highly specialized, very few people experience role strain

    • C. 

      The pressure to conform to society's norms is higher than at earlier times in history

    • D. 

      In recent years, our society has been increasing static

  • 15. 
    Emile Durkheim stated that social solidarity is a result of a society's division of labor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Being a professional ballplayer would be an example of an ascribed status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    We live in a postindustrial society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The industrial revolution took place in the 1970s when computers first became commonplace in American businesses and homes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Role conflict can be reduced when we try to take a positive attitude when examining our situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In an industrial society, machines have replaced the power previously supplied by people and animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    This society subsists primarily by growing food with the help of plows and animals.
    • A. 

      Postindustrial

    • B. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • C. 

      Agricultural

    • D. 

      Pastoral

  • 22. 
    In this society, most people have service-related jobs.
    • A. 

      Postindustrial

    • B. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • C. 

      Agricultural

    • D. 

      Pastoral

  • 23. 
    This society exists primarily by raising animals that have been domesticated.
    • A. 

      Agricultural

    • B. 

      Horticultural

    • C. 

      Pastoral

    • D. 

      Industrial

  • 24. 
    This society subsists by manual farming, with the aid of equipment or animals, and society members generally raise enough for themselves and their family.
    • A. 

      Agricultural

    • B. 

      Postindustrial

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Horticultural

  • 25. 
    Members of this society exist by hunting animals and gathering grew fruits and vegetables.
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • C. 

      Pastoral

    • D. 

      Horticultural

  • 26. 
    This society is marked by interdependence, basic goods and services are produced with the aid of science and technology.
    • A. 

      Pastoral

    • B. 

      Industrial

    • C. 

      Postindustrial

    • D. 

      Hunting and gathering