Sociology 101 Quiz: Ultimate Exam! Trivia

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Sociology 101 Quiz: Ultimate Exam! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A close face to face interactions like family are examples of?
    • A. 

      Primary social groups

    • B. 

      Secondary social groups

    • C. 

      Tertiary social groups

  • 2. 
    All of the following are leadership styles presented in your text except
    • A. 

      Authoritarian

    • B. 

      Democratic

    • C. 

      Participatory

    • D. 

      Laissez-faire

  • 3. 
    The tendency of group members to conform resulting in a narrow view of some issues is:
    • A. 

      Reference group

    • B. 

      Primary group

    • C. 

      Group think

    • D. 

      Secondary group

  • 4. 
    Social interaction is the process by which people act and react in relation to others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A social position a person takes on voluntarily that reflects personal ability and effort is:
    • A. 

      Status set

    • B. 

      Ascribed status

    • C. 

      Achieved status

    • D. 

      Master status

  • 6. 
    The process by which people creatively shape reality through social interactions is:
    • A. 

      Dramaturgical analysis

    • B. 

      Differential perception of reality

    • C. 

      Ethnomethodology

    • D. 

      Social contruction of reality

  • 7. 
    A social position a person receives at birth or takes involuntarily later in life; has little or no choice over:
    • A. 

      Master status

    • B. 

      Ascribed status

    • C. 

      Achieved status

  • 8. 
    Study of the way people make sense of everyday surroundings or the study of common sense knowledge:
    • A. 

      Social construction of reality

    • B. 

      Ethnomethodology

    • C. 

      Dramaturical analysis

  • 9. 
    Erving Goffman's study of social interactions in terms of theatrical performance is:
    • A. 

      Ethnomethodology

    • B. 

      Social construction of reality

    • C. 

      Dramaturgical analysis

  • 10. 
    Which theoretical perspective is best utilized to evaluate social interaction in everyday life?
    • A. 

      Structural functional

    • B. 

      Conflict theory

    • C. 

      Symbolic interactionism

  • 11. 
    Social construction of feeling:
    • A. 

      Emotions

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Reality play

  • 12. 
    The social construction of gender:
    • A. 

      Emotions

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Reality play

  • 13. 
    Reality Play refers to what?
    • A. 

      The social construction of feeling

    • B. 

      Social construction of gender

    • C. 

      Social construction of humor

  • 14. 
    Behavior expected of someone who holds a particular status.
    • A. 

      Role

    • B. 

      Role set

    • C. 

      Role conflict

    • D. 

      Role strain

    • E. 

      Role exit

  • 15. 
    Role set is defined as:
    • A. 

      Disengaging from an important role

    • B. 

      Conflict among the roles connected to a single status

    • C. 

      A number of roles attached to a single status

    • D. 

      Behavior expected of someone who holds a particular status

  • 16. 
    Disengaging from an important role is:
    • A. 

      Role conflict

    • B. 

      Role exit

    • C. 

      Role set

    • D. 

      Role strain

  • 17. 
    Role conflict is:
    • A. 

      Study of social interations

    • B. 

      Disengaging from an important role

    • C. 

      Process by which people act & react in relation to others

    • D. 

      Conflict among the roles connected to two or more statuses

  • 18. 
    Two or more people who identify and interact with one another:
    • A. 

      Secondary group

    • B. 

      Reference group

    • C. 

      Social group

    • D. 

      Primary group

  • 19. 
    Small social group who members share personal & lasting relationships.
    • A. 

      Reference group

    • B. 

      Group think

    • C. 

      Secondary social group

    • D. 

      Primary social group

  • 20. 
    A leadership role that focuses on the group's well-being is:
    • A. 

      Instrumental

    • B. 

      Laissez-faire

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Expressive

  • 21. 
    Who's research was based on tester's believing they were shocking subjects at the direction of the researcher all the way to 450 volts?
    • A. 

      Asch

    • B. 

      Ritzer

    • C. 

      Migram

    • D. 

      Kanter

  • 22. 
    Who's research was based on the subjects going along rather than risk opposition of the group?
  • 23. 
    The tendency of group members to conform, resulting in a narrow view of some issues.
  • 24. 
    A social group that serves as a point of reference in making evaluations and decisions. (even if that person is not a member)
  • 25. 
    In group is
    • A. 

      Member is viable part of social group

    • B. 

      Member is not accepted

    • C. 

      Member feels competition or opposition

    • D. 

      Member feels respect & loyalty

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