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Sociology Chapters 1 & 2


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1. What percent of undergrads have credit cards?

A. 90

B. 50

C. 78

D. 3

E. 25

2. What percent of undergrads have 4 or more credit cards?

A. 32

B. 50

C. 5

D. 12

E. 60

3. Who came up with the Sociological Imagination?

A. Plato

B. C. Wright Mills

C. Herbert Spencer

D. Emile Durkhim

E. Karl Marx

4. What is the Sociological Imagination?


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A. The idea that different levels of power create conflict.

B. The ability to see society different from an individualistic view.

C. The idea that there are no right or wrongs.

D. The idea that theories are not sufficient to explain modern society.

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5. What is Sociology?

A. The study of money and the economy.

B. The study of politics and government.

C. The study of mental processes.

D. The study of human society and social interaction.

6. Is national recession a personal or public issue?

A. Personal

B. Public

7. People in our day need a global Sociological Imagination due to what?

A. Global warming

B. Global recession

C. Global interdependence

D. Global dependence

8. What is a myth?

A. Forces that tend to change society.

B. Widely believed but false notions.

C. Forces that tend to keep society stable.

D. Facts

9. When did the Development of Sociolgy come about?

A. Revolutionary War

B. 1900's

C. Age of Enlightment (Age of Reason)

D. Vietnam War

10.Which revolutions helped spur the need to understand how society works?

A. American

B. French

C. Industrial

D. All of the above

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11.Who coined the term "sociology"?

A. C. Wright Mills

B. Georg Simmel

C. Karl Marx

D. Auguste Comte

12.What are statics?

A. Forces that change society.

B. A scientific inquiry.

C. Forces that keep society stable.

D. Occurs when there is rapid social change.

13.What are dynamics?

A. Forces that change society.

B. Forces that keep society stable.

C. A type of function with intended results.

D. An undesireable consequence.

14.What is "positivism"?

A. A philosophy that the world can be understood through scientific inquiry.

B. A philosophy that forces keep society stable.

C. The philosophy that having a positive attitude is crucial to society.

D. The philosphy that the woman who rocks the cradle contributes greatly to society.

15.Who was a contemporary of Charles Darwin?

A. Emile Durkheim

B. Karl Marx

C. Herbert Spencer

D. C. Wright Mills

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16.What is Social Darwinism?

A. Social evolution.

B. Rapid social change.

C. The theory of the fittest.

D. The study of human society and social interaction.

17.Who was the found of the functional perspective and did an early study of suicide?

A. Charles Darwin

B. Emile Durkheim

C. Georg Simmel

D. Herbert Spencer

18.What is an anomie?

A. A revolution.

B. Happens when there is rapid social change.

C. Happens when there is slow social change.

D. Different levels of power.

19.Example of a "dynamic".

A. Religious faith

B. Healthy marriages

C. Family traditions

D. A revolution

20.Who was the founder of the Con ict Theory?

A. Herbert Spencer

B. C. Wright Mills

C. Aristotle

D. Karl Marx

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21.What is the Con ict Theory?

A. The theory of survival of the fittest.

B. The theory that suicide is largely a social phenomenon.

C. The theory that class struggle leads to a revoluton then a classless society.

D. The ability to see society different from an individualistic view.

22.Whoare the bourgeoisie?

A. Owners

B. Workers

C. Rich

D. Poor

23.Who are the proletariats?

A. Owners

B. Workers

C. Rich

D. Poor

24.Who wrote the book The Philosphy of Money?

A. W.E.B. DuBois

B. Karl Marx

C. Georg Simmel

D. Auguste Comte

25.Where did sociology begin?

A. England

B. America

C. France

D. Germany

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26.Where was the rst school of sociology?

A. Chicago

B. Atlanta

C. New York

D. France

27.Who developed the 2nd school of sociology at Atlanta University in Georgia?

A. Herbert Spencer

B. Auguste Comte

C. George Simmel

D. W.E.B. DuBois

28.The idea that society is a stable, orderly system brought about by concensus?

A. Symbolic Interactionist Perspective

B. Conflict Perspective

C. Manifest Function

D. Structural/Functional Perspective

29.Functionalist?

A. Believes how a society is structured and how it really functions: how it should function.

B. Believes in a classless society.

C. Role is to keep society stable.

D. Role is to change society.

30.What is a Manifest Function?

A. Negative results

B. Undesireable consequences

C. Unintended or unrecognized results

D. Intended results

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31.What is a Latent Function?

A. Unintended or unrecognized results

B. Negative results

C. Undesireable consequences

D. Intended results

32.What are Dysfunctions?

A. Intended results

B. Undesirable consequences

C. Positive results

D. Desirable consequences

33.Talcott Parson's belief in how traditional familial roles help society function can be
considered what?

A. Symbolic Interactionist Perspective

B. Conflict Perspective

C. Functional Sociological Perspective

D. Postmodern Perspective

34.The idea that differing levels of power creates con ict.

A. Postmodern Perspective

B. Functional Perspective

C. Symbolic Interactionist Perspective

D. Conflict Perspective

35.Who was the founder of the Con ict Perspective?

A. Talcott Parsons

B. Karl Marx

C. Robert Merton

D. Herbert Spencer

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36.An example of the Con ict Perspective.

A. Suicide

B. How symbols of race or ethnicity are used.

C. Traditional familial roles help society function.

D. Men vs. women; rich vs. poor

37.Society is the sum of interactions of individuals and groups.

A. Conflict Perspective

B. Symbolic Interactionist Perspective

C. Functional Perspective

D. Postmodern Perspective

38.Who was credited with being the funder of the Interactionist Perspective?

A. George Herbert Mead

B. Karl Marx

C. Georg Simmel

D. Emile Durkheim

39.How we interpret a given situation.

A. False Interpretation

B. Opinion

C. Objective Reality

D. Subjective Reality

40.Existing theories are not su cent to explain modern society.

A. Postmodern Perspective

B. Symbolic Interactionist Perspective

C. Functional Perspective

D. Conflict Perspective

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