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  The field of Sociology is a

  • Social Science
  • Basic Science
  • Physical Science
  • Mathematical Science
 
  • Social Science
  What is the main difference between parametric and nonparametric statistics?

 
  • Parametric statistics generalize information from samples about populations
  • The population is known in nonparametric sampling distributions
  • Nonparametric statistics are stronger measures
  • None of the above is true
 
  • Parametric statistics generalize information from samples about populations
Who is the father of Conflict theory?

* Karl Marx
* Auguste Comte
* Emile Durkheim
* Erving Goffman
Karl Marx
  What kind of survey question is the following: "Do you like summer and going to the beach and hiking in the mountains?"

 
  • A double-barreled question that is hard to answer
  Who was the key architect of the Dramaturgical Approach?

 
  • Karl Marx
  • Auguste Comte
  • Emile Durkheim
  • Erving Goffman
 
  • Erving Goffman
 
  • Karl Marx
  • Auguste Comte
  • Emile Durkheim
  • Erving Goffman
  Who studied suicide and felt it was largely a product of social forces?

 
  • Emile Durkheim
  Which of the following is important when conducting research?

 
  • To be ethical and unbiased
  • To preserve confidentiality
  • To use the right method to collect and analyze data
  • All of the above are important
  • All of the above are important
  Which type of research starts by collecting data and analyzing it to look for patterns?

 
  • Inductive
  • Deductive
 
  • Inductive
 
  "Whatever you believe to be real will become real in its consequences." This statement by W.I. Thomas best reflects what theoretical perspective?

 
  • Structural Functionalism
  • Conflict Theory
  • Symbolic Interactionism
  • Feminist theory
 
  • Symbolic Interactionism
  You go shopping for a new outfit to wear to a special event because you want to impress others with your great sense of style. This is an example of what kind of behavior?

 
  • Front stage
  • Back stage
  • Altruistic
  • Anomic
 
  • Front stage
 
  How old your parents are when they have you

 
  • Will have no impact on how you turn out
  • Will have an impact on how you turn out
  • Has nothing to do with the resources they bring to the household
  • Will have nothing to do with your educational and career aspirations
 
  • Will have an impact on how you turn out
  Piaget asserted that children go through stages of development. At what stage can they really comprehend the idea of God?

 
  • Concrete operalization
  • Formal operalization
  • Sensimotor
  • Preoperalization
 
  • Formal operalization
  What stage confronts most people in their late teens and early twenties, according to Erikson?

 
  • Identity versus Role Confusion
  • Autonomy versus Shame and Doubt
  • Trust versus Mistrust
  • Intimacy versus Isolation
 
  • Intimacy versus Isolation
  Where do people have the longest life expectancy?

 
  • United States
  • Russia
  • Chile
  • Japan
  •  Japan
 
  • Children who are spanked have lower Iqs
  • Children who are spanked tend to be more aggressive since they learned that hitting solves problems
  • Spanking is associated with later bullying and domestic violence
  • All have been found to be true
  Research on spanking children has found that

  • All have been found to be true
  Preschoolers and young children are self-directed and seek to conform to group standards.

 
  • True
  • False
 
 
  • True
 
  Domestic violence takes the form(s) of

 
  • Physical and sexual abuse
  • Economic abuse
  • Emotional abuse and isolation
  • All the above
 
  • All the above
  Studies of feral children indicate that human contact

 
  • Is not really necessary to survival
  • Has no significant impact on a young child
  • Is essential to normal growth and development
  • Can always help feral children to be like other children
  • Is essential to normal growth and development
  Which theorist is famous for the concept of "the looking glass self?"
 
  • Cooley
  • Freud
  • Mead
  • Erikson
 
  • Cooley
  From a birth order perspective, which type of child is most likely to be well liked but feel inadequate and need to prove their individuality?

   
  • First born children
  • Middle children
  • Last born children
  • Only children
   
  • Middle children
  When a group is systematically denied access to the same goods, services, treatments and opportunities as those in the dominant group, they are thought to experience.

 
  • False consciousness
  • Prejudice
  • Institutional discrimination
  • Stereotypes
 
  • Institutional discrimination
  The largest number of slaves are

 
  • Domestic servants
  • Clothing makers in sweatshops
  • Construction workers
  • Sex trade workers
 
  • Sex trade workers
  Race is primarily a

 
  • Biological construct
  • Genetic construct
  • Physical construct
  • Social construct
 
  • Social construct
  According to Merton's strain theory, what type of person is a drug dealer?

 
  • Innovator
  • Ritualist
  • Rebel
  • Conformist
 
  • Innovator
  In recent years, statistics indicate that violent crime has ______ and nonviolent crime has _______.

 
  • Increased, increased
  • Increased, decreased
  • Decreased, increased
  • Decreased, decreased
  • Decreased, decreased
  People who make between $30,000 and $75,000 are considered

 
  • Lower class
  • Working class
  • Middle class
  • Upper class
 
  • Middle class
  In the discussion of social problems, which of the following statements is true?

   
  • Problems can exist but be unrecognized until there is a public outcry
  • Many people must be affected by the problem
  • Important people sway public opinion on the problem
  • All of these are true
  • All of these are true
  The process by which people judge others based on standards that are relative to those in their own backgrounds in called:

 
  • Ethnocentrism
  • Scapegoating
  • Stereotyping
  • Institutionalized discrimination
 
  • Ethnocentrism
  What does the concept of working a double-day refer?

 
  • Men work a double day first at their jobs and then take care of their families
  • Women work a double day at their jobs and then take care of their families
  • People have to work two jobs to make ends meet financially
  • Daylight savings time influence on work schedules
  • Women work a double day at their jobs and then take care of their families
  A member of one ethnic group hates the members of a competing ethnic group and decides explode bomb in a marketplace to kill as many of them as possible. This person is known as a


 
  • Prejudiced discriminator
  • A nonprejudiced discriminator
  • A prejudiced nondiscriminatory
  • A nonprejudiced nondiscriminatory
 
  • Prejudiced discriminator
  Which of the following was an important technological invention that helped push society forward?

   
  • The plow
  • The steam engine
  • The computer
  • All of these choices were important inventions
  •  All of these choices were important inventions
  The National Rifle Association, the American Association for Retired Persons, and the Tea Party are all

 
  • Special interest groups
  • Dramaturgical groups
  • Autocratic groups
  • Micro level groups
 
  • Special interest groups
  England, Italy, and Sweden are examples of which type of economies?

 
  • Capitalism
  • Communism
  • Socialism
  • Mixed economies
 
  • Mixed economies
  Are religious organizations bureaucracies?

   
  • Yes, they have specialization and hierarchies
  • Religious organizations are not subject to the rules that guide secular organizations
  • No, they are holy and divinely inspired
  • None of these choices
   
  • Yes, they have specialization and hierarchies
  In most developed nations, health care is

 
  • A right, not a privilege, like in Canada
  • Provided by family members and shamans, like an indigenous communities
  • A privilege of being employed, not necessarily a right, like in the US
  • Purchased by individuals from companies
 
  • A right, not a privilege, like in Canada
  Economic benefits are not evenly distributed in society. Which of the following is most likely to benefit?

 
  • Children and youth
  • Elderly women
  • Middle age men
  • Minorities
 
  • Middle age men

  Which of the following is a function of education?

 
  • It instills patriotism
  • It teaches students how to work as team members
  • It exposes them to information they may not otherwise know
  • All of the following are functions of education
  • All of the following are functions of education
  Holistic health is a new form of medicine.

 
  • This statement is true
  • This statement is false because the original form of medicine was holistic
  • This statement is false because medical quacks have tried to exploit people for years
  • Holistic health contains primarily new methods of healing
 
  • This statement is false because the original form of medicine was holistic
  According to Tonnies, people who seem to be more interested in the needs of other than themselves are which type?

 
  • Gemeinschaft
  • Gesellschaft
  • Both
  • None of these choices
 
  • Gemeinschaft
  Institutions systematically take advantage of weaker members within them so that certain people can gain more power and control, according to what theory?


 
  • Functionalism
  • Conflict Theory
  • Symbolic Interaction
 
  • Conflict Theory
 
  What are types of social movements?

 
  • Political movements
  • Personal transformation movements
  • Revolutionary movements
  • All of these choices are social movements
  • All of these choices are social movements
  Which of the following is the closes to the world population figure?

 
  • 88 million
  • 2 billion
  • 7 billion
  • 3 trillion
 
 
  • 7 billion
 
  Which of the following is NOT true about social movements?

 
  • People are often not in agreement on whether there is actually a problem or how to solve it
  • They are regarded as forms of individual, not collective, behavior
  • They require leadership and keen organizational skills in order to be successful
  • They rely upon efforts to educate others about their concerns
  • They are regarded as forms of individual, not collective, behavior
  First Nation people consist of

 
  • Members of most developed nations
  • Members of least developed nations
  • Members of indigenous communities
  • Members of Congress
 
  • Members of indigenous communities
  When rich nations go into poor ones to "help" them, and end up controlling them through economic pressure, taking their resources and giving them little in return, this is known as
 
  • Modernization
  • Neocolonialism
  • Globalization
  • Systems theory
 
  • Neocolonialism
  Mali, Ethiopia, and Tanzania are examples of which form of society?

 
  • Most developed
  • Less developed
  • Least developed
  •  Least developed
  From an energy utilization and pollution perspective, which populations create the greatest risk?

 
  • The United States
  • China
  • Japan
  • Saudi Arabia
 
  • The United States
 
  Which of the following is NOT an aspect of terrorism?

 
  • Use of fear
  • It is directed at soldiers and combatants
  • Use of unorthodox methods
  • Feelings of desperation
 
  • It is directed at soldiers and combatants
  Conflict

 
  • Is normal and to be expected
  • Can led to beneficial social change
  • Can be dysfunctional
  • All of these choices
 
  • All of these choices
  What term describes the actual number of children that a woman bears?

 
  • Fertility
  • Fecundity
  • Demography
  • Morbidity
 
  • Fertility
   
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