Sociology Chapter Three Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Kingsley Davis's study of Anna, the girl isolated for five years, shows that
    • A. 

      Humans have al the same instincts found in another animal species.

    • B. 

      Without social experiences, a child never develops personality.

    • C. 

      Personality is present in all humans at birth

    • D. 

      Many human instincts disappear int he first few years of life

  • 2. 
    Lawrence Kohlberg explored socialization by studying
    • A. 

      Cognition

    • B. 

      The importance of gender in socialization

    • C. 

      The development of biological instincts

    • D. 

      Moral reasoning

  • 3. 
    Carol Gilligan added to Kohlberg's findings by showing that
    • A. 

      Girls and boys typically use different standardsin deciding what is right and wrong

    • B. 

      Girls are more interested in right and wrong than boys are

    • C. 

      Boys are more interested in right and wrong than girls are

    • D. 

      Today's children are far less interested in right and wrong than their parents are

  • 4. 
    The "self" said George Herbert Mead, is
    • A. 

      The part of the human personality made up of self-awareness and self-image

    • B. 

      The presence of culture within the individual

    • C. 

      Basic drives that are self-centered

    • D. 

      Present in infants from birth

  • 5. 
    Why is the family so important to the socialization process
    • A. 

      Family members provide necessary care for infants and children

    • B. 

      Families give children social identity in terms of class, ethnicity, and religion.

    • C. 

      Parents greatly affect a child's self-concept

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Compared to higher-income parents, lower income parents are more likely to emphasize which of the following?
    • A. 

      Independence

    • B. 

      Creativity

    • C. 

      Obedience

    • D. 

      Imagination

  • 7. 
    In global perspective which statement about childhood is correct?
    • A. 

      In every society, the first ten years of life are a time of play and learning

    • B. 

      Rich societies extend childhood much longer than poor societies do

    • C. 

      Poor societies extend childhood much longer than rich societies do

    • D. 

      Childhood is defined by being biologically immature.

  • 8. 
    According to erving Goffman the purpose of a total institutions is
    • A. 

      To reward someone for achievement in the outside world

    • B. 

      To give a person more choices about how to live

    • C. 

      To encourage lifelong learning in a supervised setting

    • D. 

      To radically change a persons personality or behavior