Sociology Quiz 2 Xxhuntercookxx

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  • 1. 
    All the physical objects that have invented or borrowed from each culture.
    • A. 

      Material Culture

    • B. 

      Non material Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • D. 

      Cultural lag

  • 2. 
    Intangible human creations that include beliefs, values, norms and symbols. 
    • A. 

      Material Culture

    • B. 

      Non material Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • D. 

      Cultural lag

  • 3. 
    The process by which an idea, an invention, or a way of behaving is borrowed from a forgien source and then adapted to the culture by the folloing people. 
    • A. 

      Material Culture

    • B. 

      Non material Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • D. 

      Cultural lag

  • 4. 
    A situation in which adaptive culture fails to adjust in necessary ways to a material innovation and its disruptive consequences. 
    • A. 

      Material Culture

    • B. 

      Non material Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • D. 

      Cultural lag

  • 5. 
    General, shared conceptions of what is good, right , desirable, or important.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Folkways

    • F. 

      Norms

  • 6. 
    Norms that people define as essential to the well being of a group. People who usually violate these are usually punished severely; they may be ostracized, institutionalized, or condemed to die. 
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Folkways

    • F. 

      Norms

  • 7. 
    Conceptions that people accept as true concerning how the world operates and the place of the individual in relationship to others. 
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Folkways

    • F. 

      Norms

  • 8. 
    Anything to which people assign a name and a meaning.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Folkways

    • F. 

      Norms

  • 9. 
    Applies to the mundane aspects or details of daily life.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Folkways

    • F. 

      Norms

  • 10. 
    Written and unwritten rules that specify behaviors appropriate and innapopriate to a particular social situation.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Folkways

    • F. 

      Norms

  • 11. 
    Groups that share certain parts of the mainstream culture but have distinctive values, norms, beliefs, symbols, language, and/or material culture that set them apart in some way. 
    • A. 

      Subculture

    • B. 

      Counter Culture

    • C. 

      Culture Shock

    • D. 

      Reentry shock

  • 12. 
    Challenge, contradict, or outright reject the values of the mainstream culture of which they are a part.
    • A. 

      Subculture

    • B. 

      Counter Culture

    • C. 

      Culture Shock

    • D. 

      Reentry shock

  • 13. 
    The mental and physical strain that people can experience as they adjust to the way of a new culture. In particular, newcomers find that many of the behaviors and responses they learned in their home culture, and have come to take them for granted, do not apply in a foreign setting. 
    • A. 

      Subculture

    • B. 

      Counter Culture

    • C. 

      Culture Shock

    • D. 

      Reentry shock

  • 14. 
    Reverse effects that can be experienced upon returning home after living in another culture. 
    • A. 

      Subculture

    • B. 

      Counter Culture

    • C. 

      Culture Shock

    • D. 

      Reentry shock

  • 15. 
    Things all cultures have in common.
    • A. 

      Cultural universals

    • B. 

      Cultural particulars

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural relativism

  • 16. 
    The specific practices that distinguishes one culture from another. 
    • A. 

      Cultural universals

    • B. 

      Cultural particulars

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural relativism

  • 17. 
    A point of view in which people use their home culture as the standard for judging the worth of another cultures ways.
    • A. 

      Cultural universals

    • B. 

      Cultural particulars

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural relativism

  • 18. 
    A point of view advocating that a foreign culture not be judged by the standards of a home culture, and that a behavior or way of thinking must be examined in its cultural context - that is, in terms of that cultures values, norms beliefs environmental challenges and history. 
    • A. 

      Cultural universals

    • B. 

      Cultural particulars

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural relativism

  • 19. 
    Which of the following makes it a challenge of describing a culture?
    • A. 

      Describing a cultures way of life.

    • B. 

      Determining who belongs to a culture.

    • C. 

      Identifying the distinguishing markers that set one culture apart from others.

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