Sociology Practice EXAM 1

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What is sociology?

Select one of the following:

  • The knowledge, language, values, customs, and material objects that are passed from generation to generation in a society.

  • Lifelong process of social interaction through which individuals acquire self identity and social/mental skills.

  • Systematic study of human society and social interaction.

Question 2 of 12

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What is the sociological imagination?

Select one of the following:

  • It is essential for survival and communication with other people.

  • Ability to see relationships between individual experiences and the larger society.

  • It shapes our attitudes, values, and beliefs.

Question 3 of 12

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How might one view a personal trouble as a social issue?

Select one of the following:

  • Personal troubles can lead to social issues if they are reoccurring or prominent in society.

  • Personal troubles aren't linked to social issues.

  • Personal troubles are the same thing as social issues.

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Summarize the views of Comte.

Select one of the following:

  • Priority of social over the individual. Societies are built on social facts such as rules and norms.

  • Social class conflict produced social change and a better society. Clash of conflicting ideas and forces.

  • Father of sociology. Knowledge come from science and not religion, the world can be understood by scientific inquiry.

Question 5 of 12

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Summarize the views of Durkheim.

Select one of the following:

  • Father of sociology. Knowledge comes from science and not religion, world can be understood by scientific inquiry.

  • priority of social over the individual. Societies are built on social facts such as, rules and norms.

  • Social class conflict produced social change and a better society. Clash between conflicting ideas and forces.

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Summarize the views of Marx.

Select one of the following:

  • Social class conflict produced social change and a better society. Clash between conflicting ideas and forces.

  • Father of sociology. Knowledge comes from science and not religion, world can be understood by scientific inquiry.

  • Conflict theory. Groups are engaged in a continuous power. Struggle for resources. Major institutions protect the rich instead of the poor.

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Summarize the views of Weber.

Select one of the following:

  • Functionalism. Society is a stable and orderly system.

  • Verstehen: ability to understand social phenomena. Study of how religion produces social change.

  • Groups are engaged in a continuous power, struggle for resources, and major institutions protect the rich instead of the poor.

Question 8 of 12

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What is the difference between macro-sociology and micro-sociology?

Select one of the following:

  • Macro: focuses on broad features of the social structure. (looks at forrest) (functionalism & conflict)
    Micro: focuses on small groups and interpersonal interactions. (looks at trees) (symbolic interaction & exchange)

  • Micro: focuses on broad features of the social structure. (looks at forrest) (functionalism & conflict)
    Macro: focuses on small groups and interpersonal interactions. (looks at trees) (symbolic interaction & exchange)

Question 9 of 12

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What are the claims of the functionalist theory?

Select one of the following:

  • Major institutions and the arrangement of society is the most efficient way of satisfying societies basic needs.

  • Groups are engaged in a continuous power.

  • Focus on small groups and interpersonal interactions.

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What are the claims of the conflict theory?

Select one of the following:

  • Affect a large group of people.

  • Groups are engaged in a continuous power, major institutions protect the rich instead of the poor.

  • Priority of social over the individual.

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What are the claims of the symbolic-interactionist theory?

Select one of the following:

  • Allows rich to exercise power over poor, exploit poor and grow richer.

  • Orderliness of society, society contributes to stability.

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

Question 12 of 12

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What are the claims of social exchange theory?

Select one of the following:

  • Pursue interactions from which profit is derived, social order emerges from individuals actors pursuing interactions.

  • Held together by norms, values, and common morality.

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

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Sociology Practice EXAM 1

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