Sociology Your Compass Study Set 1

Sociology

Quiz 1 :
A Sociological Compass

Quiz 1 :
A Sociological Compass

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Sociologists say we must look beyond individual states of mind to explain human behavior.What do sociologists focus on in their explanations of human behavior?
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According to Brym and Lie,which one of the following social and historical trends was instrumental in creating a favorable environment for the development of sociology?
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An element in a social system that could damage the system would best be termed a:
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By examining historical social transformations in a society like the Industrial Revolution,sociologists learn:
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Sociology can help a person develop at the personal level by:
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While at college,David is trying to understand how he fits into the world by trying different kinds of classes and activities.David talks to one of his friends about the limits of some disciplines and about what will lead to the best paying and most rewarding jobs after graduation.Sociology can help someone like David develop at the personal level by:
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The contribution the Industrial Revolution made to the creation of the discipline of sociology was to:
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It is important to remember that social experiences helped to shape the ideas of sociologists.Therefore,we can conclude that:
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The field of study that helps students move beyond their personal biography to see the world in a larger context is known as:
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The field of study that helps students move beyond their personal biography to see the world in a larger context that is composed of more than physical,emotional,or psychological causes is known as:
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Dr.Smith studies the patterns and regularities of social life.Dr.Smith avoids physical,emotional,and psychological causes as explanations of human behavior.Instead he focuses his work on the constraints and opportunities of the organization of the social world.Dr.Smith would be called a(n):
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The sociological study of suicide reveals that:
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The sociological study of suicide adds to our understanding of behaviors that were thought to be individualistic because:
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The sociological imagination allows people to:
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Altruistic suicide occurs when ____ tightly govern behavior.
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According to Brym and Lie,sociologists often work in ____ research and theoretical traditions.
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Emile Durkheim's study of suicide demonstrated that:
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Emile Durkheim examined the association between rates of suicide and rates of psychological disorder for different groups in nineteenth century French society.If suicide rates were high where rates of psychological disorder were high,then the disorders might influence suicide rates.Durkheim discovered that:
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According to Emile Durkheim,the more a group's members share beliefs and values,and the more they interact with one another,the more social cohesion the group has.Durkheim called this property of the group:
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Married adults are half as likely as unmarried adults to commit suicide because marriage creates social ties and social commitments to others,or a state of:
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