Sociology Third Test

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Sociology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Things or that which is accepted as factual or true
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 2. 
    Give guidance and direction to human behavior
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 3. 
    Do not have to be factually true – only necessary that people believe it’s true
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 4. 
    Any object or sign which meaning fully represents or stands for something else
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 5. 
    -          Spoken or written symbols combined into a system governed by grammatical rules -      
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 6. 
       Keystone of culture
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 7. 
    Basic means by which culture is passed on from generation to generation
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 8. 
    -          Ideas/beliefs about what is good, important, worthwhile -         
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 9. 
    Give guidance and direction to human behavior
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 10. 
    Core set of values which defines distinguishing character or guiding beliefs of a people or society
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 11. 
    Social rules/standards/expectations for behavior in different social contexts/situations
    • A. 

      Knowledge and beliefs

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Values

    • E. 

      Norms

  • 12. 
      • Ordinary rules of etiquette, customs, conventions
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 13. 
    • Violators regarded as:
      1. Eccentric
      2. Odd
      3. Strange
      4. Weird
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 14. 
    • Not invested with great moral significant
      1. Do not involve strong feelings about right and wrong, good and bad
      2. Can be violated without harsh punishment
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 15. 
    Conformity expected but not insisted upon
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 16. 
    • Involve notions of should or should not
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 17. 
      • Term Ancient Romans used to refer to their most honored customs and traditions
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 18. 
    • Violators regarded as:
      1. Evil
      2. Bad
      3. Wicked
      4. Sinful
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 19. 
    Violators responded to with harsh punishment
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 20. 
    Infirmity insisted upon
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 21. 
    Invested with great moral significance
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 22. 
    Involve notions of must or must not
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 23. 
      • Mores which have been formalized into legal codes/statues which are enforced by political authority (Criminal Justice System)
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 24. 
      • Powerful social beliefs regarding acts considered unthinkable
        1. Incest
        2. Pedophilia
        3. Cannibalism
        4. Bestiality
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 25. 
    • Violators regarded as:
      1. Sick
      2. Depraved
      3. Loathsome
      4. Contemptuous
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Taboos

  • 26. 
      Pertains to differences between cultures - example:  suicide
    • A. 

      Culture variations

    • B. 

      Material Culture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • E. 

      Cultural Lag

  • 27. 
    Pertains to a people’s tangible product/creation
    • A. 

      Culture Variations

    • B. 

      Material Culture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • E. 

      Cultural Lag

  • 28. 
      Pertains to the tangible things people make and use – example: clothes, computer, cell phones, etc
    • A. 

      Culture Variations

    • B. 

      Material Culture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • E. 

      Cultural Lag

  • 29. 
    How people apply what they know (knowledge) to things in their environment in order to satisfy human needs and desires
    • A. 

      Culture Variations

    • B. 

      Material Culture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • E. 

      Cultural Lag

  • 30. 
      A people’s intangible or abstract products/creations example – ideas, beliefs, values, norms, attitudes, etc.
    • A. 

      Culture Variations

    • B. 

      Material Culture

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • E. 

      Cultural Lag

  • 31. 
    Context in which aspects of material culture are changing/evolving at a faster rate than aspects of non-material culture example – abortion, weapons, etc.
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural Lag

    • D. 

      Sub-Culture

    • E. 

      Counter Culture

  • 32. 
    Group of people with traits/features that makes it distinct from larger society example – racial/ethnic sub-cultures, regional sub-culture, occupation sub-culture, political sub-culture
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Non-Material Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural Lag

    • D. 

      Sub-Culture

    • E. 

      Counter Culture

  • 33. 
    Group with traits/features that oppose/contradict values/beliefs of larger culture    examples: left leaning and right leaning
    • A. 

      Sub-Culture

    • B. 

      Counter Culture

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • E. 

      High Culture

  • 34. 
    Tendency to view one’s own culture as superior to other cultures
    • A. 

      Sub-Culture

    • B. 

      Counter Culture

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • E. 

      High Culture

  • 35. 
    Tendency to judge/evaluate other cultures in terms of values/beliefs of one’s own culture
    • A. 

      Counter Culture

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • C. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • D. 

      High Culture

    • E. 

      Popular Culture

  • 36. 
    Notion that no culture is superior to other cultures – that human cultures are just different
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Culture Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 37. 
    Involves a conscience effort to understand other cultures in terms of their values/beliefs example: population control, such as contraceptives, pseudo homosexuality, polyandrous marriage
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Culture Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 38. 
    culture patterns that distinguishes a society’s cultural elite
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Cultural Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 39. 
    Those with presumed cultivated/sophisticated taste and appreciation of so-called finer things in life example: gourmet food, ballet, opera, classical music, classical literature, etc.
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Cultural Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 40. 
    Culture patterns which are wide spread among a society’s population example: fast food, TV, soap operas, popular music, bowling, baseball, etc.
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Cultural Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 41. 
    Pertains to the great richness and variety of cultural differences to be found both within and between societies
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Culture Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 42. 
    Educational program designed to acknowledge both past and present cultural diversity and to promote appreciation of all cultural contributions example: women’s studies, African History, native history, etc.
    • A. 

      Cultural Relativism

    • B. 

      High Culture

    • C. 

      Popular Culture

    • D. 

      Cultural Diversity

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism

  • 43. 
    Growing interconnectedness between and among societies involving: ·         Flow of Goods ·         Flow of Information                                                 Flow or People
    • A. 

      Multiculturalism

    • B. 

      Global Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural Hegemony

    • D. 

      Cultural Metaphor

    • E. 

      Cultural Ecology

  • 44. 
    When a culture’s value’s, beliefs, products become dominant and begins to diminish the force and strength of another culture
    • A. 

      Multiculturalism

    • B. 

      Global Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural Hegemony

    • D. 

      Cultural Metaphor

    • E. 

      Cultural Ecology

  • 45. 
    A unique activity, institution, or phenomenon with which the members of a society cognitively and emotionally identify and considered to be important ·         Spanish Bullfight ·         Japanese Tea Ceremony ·         American Football
    • A. 

      Multiculturalism

    • B. 

      Global Culture

    • C. 

      Cultural Hegemony

    • D. 

      Cultural Metaphor

    • E. 

      Cultural Ecology

  • 46. 
    Theoretical perspective which explores relationships between human cultural patterns and aspects of the physical environment Ex. Cold climate, hot climate, Moutains, rivers/lakes, etc.
    • A. 

      Multiculturalism

    • B. 

      Global Cultural

    • C. 

      Cultural Hegemony

    • D. 

      Cultural Metaphor

    • E. 

      Cultural Ecology

  • 47. 
    Theoretical perspective which explores the relationship between human cultural patterns and biological forces Ex. Double Standard
    • A. 

      Sociobiology

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Cultural Universals

    • E. 

      Fin de Siecle

  • 48. 
    A set of ideas/beliefs members of a society are expected to believe in and act upon without question Ex. Democracy, Christianity, Capitalism, Communism
    • A. 

      Sociobiology

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Cultural Universals

    • E. 

      Fin de Siecle

  • 49. 
    A cultural complex comprised of different societies with similar cultural patterns Ex. Similar language, religion, music, art, literature, and family structure
    • A. 

      Sociobiology

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Cultural Universals

    • E. 

      Fin de Siecle

  • 50. 
    Traits/features which are part of all human culture Ex. Music, marriages, funerals, and jokes
    • A. 

      Sociology

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Cultural Universals

    • E. 

      Fin de Siecle

  • 51. 
    End of a century
    • A. 

      Sociobiology

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Cultural Universals

    • E. 

      Fin de Siecle

  • 52. 
    Degeneration/collapse of a culture
    • A. 

      Sociobiology

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Cultural Universals

    • E. 

      Fin de Siecle