Sociology Quiz: Would You Pass?

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Sociology Quizzes & Trivia

Whether you’ve been actively studying the topic or simply wanted to know what your level of knowledge was on the subject, this quiz will asses your understanding of sociology in all of its forms. How will you perform? Let’s see!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the way of thinking, the ways of acting and the material objects that together form a people's way of life.
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Culture

  • 2. 
    A system of symbols that allow people to communicate with one another
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Cultural Transmission

    • D. 

      Symbol

  • 3. 
    The process by which one generation passes culture to the next.
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Cultural Transmission

  • 4. 
    Anything that carries a particular meaning recognized by people who share a culture.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Cultural Transmission

    • D. 

      Symbol

  • 5. 
    Anything that carries a particular meaning recognized by people who share a culture
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Cultural transmission

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 6. 
    Name the most multicultural country in the world?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      United States

  • 7. 
    Is the physical things created by a culture
    • A. 

      Material Culture

    • B. 

      Non material culture

  • 8. 
    The ideas created by members of a society
    • A. 

      Non material culture

    • B. 

      Material culture

  • 9. 
    Refers to a shared way of life
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Society

    • C. 

      Nation

  • 10. 
    Is the organized interaction of people who typically live in a nation or some other specific territory.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Society

    • C. 

      Nation

  • 11. 
    Is a political entity a territory with designated borders
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Society

    • C. 

      Nation

  • 12. 
    _______________ is a personal disorientation when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life.
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Society

    • D. 

      Culture Shock

  • 13. 
    Name the species that that relies on culture to ensure survival ?
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Humans

  • 14. 
    Which is not one of the following things learned  from the box on instant messaging?
    • A. 

      Mostly students and younger people use it

    • B. 

      It is always changing

    • C. 

      A quicker way to communicate with others

    • D. 

      Older people are using it as well

  • 15. 
    Culturally defined standards that people use to decide what is desirable,good and beautiful; and that serves as a broad guidelines for social living.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Belief

  • 16. 
    A specific thoughts or ideas that people hold to be true
    • A. 

      Value

    • B. 

      Belief

  • 17. 
    __________ is norms that are widely observed and have great moral significance
    • A. 

      Folkways

    • B. 

      Mores

  • 18. 
    Norms for routine or causal interaction
    • A. 

      Mores

    • B. 

      Folkways

  • 19. 
    About how many adults in the U.S Speak a language other than English at home?
    • A. 

      5 Million

    • B. 

      50 Million

    • C. 

      55 Million

    • D. 

      10 Million

  • 20. 
    __________ are rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior of its members.
    • A. 

      Mores

    • B. 

      Norms

    • C. 

      Folkways

  • 21. 
    What are the three ways cultural change is set in motion?
    • A. 

      Invention - Mores - Discovery

    • B. 

      Invention- Discovery - Diffusion

    • C. 

      Self Awareness - Growth - Cultural Diversity

  • 22. 
    Is the practice of judging another culture by the standards of one's own culture
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      Cultural Relativism

  • 23. 
    The practice of judging a culture by its own standards
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      Cultural Relativism

  • 24. 
    ____________________ is lifelong social experience by which people develop their human potential and learn culture.
    • A. 

      Socialization

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Culture

  • 25. 
    A person's fairly consistent patterns of acting, thinking and feeling.
    • A. 

      Socialization

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Cultural Relativism

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