Sociology Ch 1 Vocab

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Sociology Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on how well we know our Sociology vocabulary. Good luck to all!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Conflict between social or economic classes.
  • 2. 
    When a group rejects the values, norms, and practices of the larger society and replaces them with a new set of culture patters.
  • 3. 
     Common features that are found in all human cultures.
  • 4. 
    All the shared products of human groups.  These products include both physical objects the beliefs, values, and behaviors shared by a group.
  • 5. 
    You know what it’s like to have that problem, you can relate to that person.
  • 6. 
    The tendency to view one’s own culture and group as superior.
  • 7. 
    Manifest/latent functions, interrelated parts support the whole.  Interacting to gain something.
  • 8. 
    The doctrine that people’s duty is to promote human welfare.
  • 9. 
    The organization of written or spoken symbols into a standardized system.
  • 10. 
    There is a goal we are wishing to gain, but it’s not obvious at first sight.
  • 11. 
    The intended and recognized consequence of some element of society.
  • 12. 
    The number of deaths in a society.
  • 13. 
    The shared rules of conduct that tell people how to act in specific situations
  • 14. 
    It must be seen, if it's not seen it's not believable
  • 15. 
    Objective, logical, and systematic way of collecting empirical data and arriving at conclusions.
  • 16. 
    Perspective that holds that societies evolve toward stability and perfection.
  • 17. 
    A group of mutually interdependent people who have organized in such a way as to share a common culture and feeling of unity.
  • 18. 
    The science that studies human society and social behavior.
  • 19. 
    A group with its own unique values, norms, and behaviors that exists within a larger culture.
  • 20. 
    The interaction between people that takes place through the use of symbol.
  • 21. 
    You feel bad for someone but you do not know what they are going through, ex) you’ve never broken a bone.
  • 22. 
    Relative worth, merit or importance
  • 23. 
    Shared beliefs about what is good or bad, right or wrong, desirable or undesirable.
  • 24. 
    Empathetic understanding of the meanings others attach to their actions.