Sociology 101: Deviance And Social Control Quiz!

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Sociology 101: Deviance And Social Control Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Violations of social norms that offend a large number of people or people in a position to influence social judgment.
    • A. 

      Deviance

    • B. 

      Conformity

    • C. 

      Social control

    • D. 

      Pure deviant

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Behavior and appearances that follow and maintain the standards of a group.
    • A. 

      Deviance

    • B. 

      Pure deviant

    • C. 

      Informal social control

    • D. 

      Conformity

    • E. 

      Social differentiation

  • 3. 
    Any and all efforts to prevent and/or correct deviant behavior:
    • A. 

      Formal social control

    • B. 

      Informal social control

    • C. 

      Social control

    • D. 

      Secret deviant

  • 4. 
    Subtle, unofficial pressures to conform to society's norms and values:
    • A. 

      Deviance

    • B. 

      Pure deviant

    • C. 

      Informal social control

    • D. 

      Formal social control

    • E. 

      A and b

  • 5. 
    Are institutionalized, codified public mechanisms to society's norms and values:
    • A. 

      Formal social control

    • B. 

      Informal social control

    • C. 

      Social control

    • D. 

      Secret deviant

    • E. 

      Falsely accused

  • 6. 
    People who have broken the rules, but whose violation goes unnoticed, or, if it is noticed, no one reacts to enforce the law or proper norms:
    • A. 

      Secret deviant

    • B. 

      Pure deviant

    • C. 

      Falsely accused

    • D. 

      Formal social contol

    • E. 

      C and d

  • 7. 
    People who have not broken rules, but who are treated as if they have done so:
    • A. 

      Moral entrepreneurs

    • B. 

      Anomie theory

    • C. 

      Falsely accused

    • D. 

      B and d

    • E. 

      C and d

  • 8. 
    A condition of normlessness or loss of accepted social rules within a society:
    • A. 

      Anomie theory

    • B. 

      Cultural inegration

    • C. 

      Cultural integration

    • D. 

      Availability of illegitimate opportunities

    • E. 

      Labeling theory

  • 9. 
    The extent to which each different parts of culture fit well and support one another:
    • A. 

      Availability of illegitimate opportunities

    • B. 

      Labeling

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      Cultural integration

    • E. 

      A and d

  • 10. 
    Culturally valued goals defined as legitimate for all members of society have proscribed norms and achieving those culturally valued goals are limited.
    • A. 

      Falsely accused

    • B. 

      Structural strain theory

    • C. 

      Secret deviant

    • D. 

      C and 3

    • E. 

      E and b

  • 11. 
    Deviance occurs as a result of the opportunities to deviate:
    • A. 

      Labeling theory

    • B. 

      Anomie theory

    • C. 

      Moral entrepreneurs

    • D. 

      Structural strain theory

    • E. 

      Availabilty of illigitimate opportunities

  • 12. 
    The view that deviance is an interactive whereby a society or a group within a society or a group within a society, define certain behavior or deviant:
    • A. 

      Conform

    • B. 

      Deviant

    • C. 

      Labeling ttheory

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All ove the above

  • 13. 
    People who make it their business to see that offenses are recognized and offenders are treated as such:
    • A. 

      Labelin theory

    • B. 

      Anomie theory

    • C. 

      Moral enteprenur

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 14. 
    People who have broken rules, but whose violation goes unnoticed, or if it is noticed, no one reacts t enforce the law or proper norms:
    • A. 

      Sercret deviant

    • B. 

      Deviant

    • C. 

      Falsely accused

    • D. 

      Control theory

    • E. 

      No answer

  • 15. 
    Deviance is most likely to occur when the bond between the individual and society is weak or non-existent:
    • A. 

      Boundry maintenance

    • B. 

      Differential association

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Control theory

    • E. 

      Neutralization

  • 16. 
    Rationalizing or making excuses for their deviance in ways that both relieve the feelings of guilt of the individual and turn aside from other people's expressions of disapproval.
    • A. 

      Boundery maintenance

    • B. 

      Pure devince

    • C. 

      Falsely accused

    • D. 

      Neutralalization

    • E. 

      C and d

  • 17. 
    Learning of deviant behavior through exposure to predominantly deviant values or to situations that reward criminal (deviant) behavior.
    • A. 

      Differential association

    • B. 

      Neutralization

    • C. 

      Boundry maintenance

    • D. 

      Formal social theory

    • E. 

      B and c