Sociology Quiz Questions

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Can you answer these sociology quiz questions? Sociology is known as a social science that focuses on society, social behavior, various patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and aspects of culture that are associated with everyday life. This quiz covers chapter 8, sections 1-4. You will have to face different sociology questions to pass this test. Let's see what you have got. All the best to you with this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Social Stratification?
    • A. 

      People in poverty

    • B. 

      The different Social Classes in the United States

    • C. 

      The structuring of the different jobs people hold

    • D. 

      The division of the different ethnic groups in the United States

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a social class in the United States?
    • A. 

      Untouchables

    • B. 

      Upper class

    • C. 

      Middle Class

    • D. 

      Lower Class

    • E. 

      Working Poor

  • 3. 
    When studying social stratification, how many different dimensions did we look at?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3

  • 4. 
    What is "prestige?"
    • A. 

      The recognition and attention attached to an occupation

    • B. 

      Discriminating against others

    • C. 

      Classifying yourself as an important person in society

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    In the United States, what group of people have the highest poverty percentage?
    • A. 

      Single white men with children

    • B. 

      African American women with children

    • C. 

      Families of 4 or more

    • D. 

      Latino men with no children

  • 6. 
    A __________ is a segment of a population whose members hold similar amounts of scarce resources and share values, norms, and an identifiable lifestyle.
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Social class

    • C. 

      Caste

    • D. 

      Primary group

  • 7. 
      According to Karl Marx, the class of society that labors without owning the means of production is the __________.
    • A. 

      Underclass

    • B. 

      Proletariat

    • C. 

      Bourgeoisie

    • D. 

      Working poor

  • 8. 
    __________ refers to all the economic resources possessed by an individual or group.
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Income

    • C. 

      Prestige

    • D. 

      Power

  • 9. 
    Which dimension of social stratification describes recognition, respect, and admiration attached to social positions?
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Prestige

    • D. 

      Honor

  • 10. 
    According to __________, stratification assures that the most qualified people fill the most important positions, that these qualified people perform their tasks competently, and that they are rewarded for their efforts.
    • A. 

      Conflict theory

    • B. 

      Symbolic interactionism

    • C. 

      Class consciousness

    • D. 

      Functionalism

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