Sociology Exam 4 Randell's

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This is a multiple choice test to help me study. I believe if you take this test till you score a 100, you will pass Randell's test. Good luck


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Different Social positions that make-up Society
    • A. 

      Statuses

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Stratification

    • D. 

      Social Structure

  • 2. 
    Duties, rights, expectations attached to different Social
    • A. 

      Statuses

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Stratification

    • D. 

      Social Structure

  • 3. 
    Differential Social rewards (money, power, respect) attached to different Social positions
    • A. 

      Statuses

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Stratification

    • D. 

      Social Structure

  • 4. 
    Task or Functional Differentiation Hospital examples:                                                                      o   Pharmacist o   Physicians o   Dietician o   Nurses
    • A. 

      Principle of Division of Labor

    • B. 

      Principle of Stratification

  • 5. 
    Rank or Status Differentiation 1. More difficult 2. More essential 3. More costly to train
    • A. 

      Principle of Division of Labor

    • B. 

      Principle of Stratification

  • 6. 
    Position within Social Structure distinct from person occupying it
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Ascribed Status

    • C. 

      Achieved Status

    • D. 

      Prestige

    • E. 

      Esteem

  • 7. 
    Position one holds/occupies regardless of role performance
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Ascribed Status

    • C. 

      Achieved Status

    • D. 

      Prestige

    • E. 

      Esteem

  • 8. 
    Position given to us whether we want it or not Example: race, gender, kinship
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Ascribed Status

    • C. 

      Achieved Status

    • D. 

      Prestige

    • E. 

      Esteem

  • 9. 
        Position one holds/occupies as the result of successful competition for it
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Ascribed Status

    • C. 

      Achieved Status

    • D. 

      Prestige

    • E. 

      Esteem

  • 10. 
    Evaluation of a Status
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Ascribed Status

    • C. 

      Achieved Status

    • D. 

      Prestige

    • E. 

      Esteem

  • 11. 
    Evaluation of role performance within a status
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Ascribed Status

    • C. 

      Achieved Status

    • D. 

      Prestige

    • E. 

      Esteem

  • 12. 
    Pertains to the manner or ways in which people associate/interact/relate to each other
    • A. 

      Statuses

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Stratification

    • D. 

      Social Structure

  • 13. 
    Pertains to how society is organized/arranged/constructed/made up
    • A. 

      Statuses

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Stratification

    • D. 

      Social Structure

  • 14. 
    Actions others can legitimately insist that we perform
    • A. 

      Duties

    • B. 

      Rights

    • C. 

      Role Conflict

    • D. 

      Role Strain

    • E. 

      Role Ambiguity

  • 15. 
    Actions we can legitimately insist others perform
    • A. 

      Duties

    • B. 

      Rights

    • C. 

      Role Conflict

    • D. 

      Role Strain

    • E. 

      Role Ambiguity

  • 16. 
    Conflicting/incompatible expectations between two or more roles Example: Student vs. Employee
    • A. 

      Duties

    • B. 

      Rights

    • C. 

      Role Conflict

    • D. 

      Role Strain

    • E. 

      Role Ambiguity

  • 17. 
    Conflicting/incompatible expectations built into same role Example: President, Single Parent, etc.
    • A. 

      Duties

    • B. 

      Rights

    • C. 

      Role Conflict

    • D. 

      Role Strain

    • E. 

      Role Ambiguity

  • 18. 
    Unclear/ill-defined expectations associated with a role Example: Ex-Spouse, Surrogate Mother, etc.
    • A. 

      Duties

    • B. 

      Rights

    • C. 

      Role Conflict

    • D. 

      Role Strain

    • E. 

      Role Ambiguity

  • 19. 
    Set of duties/rights/expectations attached to different Social positions
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Groups

  • 20. 
    Position within Social Structure distinct from person occupying it
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Groups

  • 21. 
    Social Aggregates, Social categories, Two basic types
    • A. 

      Status

    • B. 

      Roles

    • C. 

      Groups

  • 22. 
    Means of attaching people’s energies to task which must be completed if both individuals and Society are to survive
    • A. 

      Mechanism of Social control

    • B. 

      Enhances Group cohesion/social solidarity

    • C. 

      Cultural Transmission

  • 23. 
    Binds/ties societal members together Makes us need/dependent upon others
    • A. 

      Mechanism of Social control

    • B. 

      Enhances Group cohesion/social solidarity

    • C. 

      Cultural Transmission

  • 24. 
    Means of passing on knowledge from generation to generation
    • A. 

      Mechanism of Social control

    • B. 

      Enhances Group cohesion/social solidarity

    • C. 

      Cultural Transmission

  • 25. 
    Collectivity of people occupying same physical space at same time with little else in common
    • A. 

      Social aggregates

    • B. 

      Social categories

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