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Sociology

Quiz 1 :

Sociology: a Unique Way to View the World

Quiz 1 :

Sociology: a Unique Way to View the World

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Jennifer and Tyrone have been dating for two years. They have decided to attend the same college together, so both move into the same dorm. In this example, "Jennifer and Tyrone" are a ______, and "moving in to the same dorm" is a ______.
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A ______ refers to one of the largest social units and includes a population of people, usually living within a specified geographic area, connected by common ideas and subject to a particular political authority.
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A

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Which of the following sociologists is most closely associated with the sociological imagination?
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C

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The discipline a social scientist is trained in plays a role in the questions the social scientist asks. "How do educational opportunities for women impact national infant mortality rates in Eastern European countries?" would most likely be asked by a(n) ______.
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Which of the following is an advantage of using micro-level analysis?
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A sociological perspective on race suggests that:
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Kevin is a member of his college hockey team. The team is supported by the university, fans, and corporate sponsors; and is connected to other teams, their sports conference governing board, and all of the individual team members' families and friends. In this example, Kevin's team is ______, and the team's supporters and connections are ______.
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According to the text, the smallest unit sociologists study is a(n) ______.
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In comparison, sociology focuses on ______, whereas psychology focuses on ______.
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The discipline a social scientist is trained in plays a role in the questions the social scientist asks. "What are individuals' physiological reactions to a violent movie like Saw?" would most likely be asked by a(n) ______.
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The aspects of society that provide the rules, roles, and relationships needed to shape human behavior are ______.
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A study that examines how elementary school children form cliques on the playground would constitute ______.
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While walking down the street, Alana notices a homeless man. She thinks to herself, "That man must be homeless because he became unemployed. I'm sure that's because our local economy is so bad, and companies seem to be moving to other countries. He probably lost his family, too." Sociologists would say that Alana is using her ______.
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The discipline a social scientist is trained in plays a role in the questions the social scientist asks. "How will high gas prices impact automobile sales in the near future?" would most likely be asked by a(n) ______.
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When her 4-year-old son wanted to wear a dress to kindergarten, Lisette told him that he could not because "boys don't wear dresses." In doing so, Lisette engaged in the process of ______.
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Interconnected parts of the social world ranging from small groups to entire societies are ______.
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The discipline a social scientist is trained in plays a role in the questions the social scientist asks. "How do couples negotiate roles in a marriage?" would most likely be asked by a(n) ______.
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The authors of the text would argue that a change in the economy would eventually result in a change in the family. This is because:
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Byron is a sociologist who studies social change. In his study of the election of a new congressional representative for his district, Byron concluded that "Representative Phillips will inevitably be harmful for the working-class people of our district." What error did Byron make in his study?
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A social scientist is trained to study the contents of garbage heaps. "What can we learn from studying garbage?" would most likely be asked by a(n) ______.
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