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Grade 11 Sociology
Which of the following best defines sociology?
  1. The study of individual behavior
  2. The study of cultures
  3. The study of society and social interaction
  4. The study of economics
Grade 11 Sociology
A sociologist would refer to the laws of a society as                   .
  1. Norms
  2. Mores
  3. Folkways
  4. Informal Sanctions
Grade 11 Sociology
A society that developed permanent settlements, using hand tools, such as hoes & digging sticks to cultivate their lans
  1. Hunter/gatherer Society
  2. Horticultural Society
  3. Industrial Society
  4. Postindustrial Society
Grade 11 Sociology
Consists of people who think themselves as belonging together & who think of themselves as belonging together & who, by interacting with one another, influence & are influenced by each other
  1. Aggregate
  2. Category
  3. Group
  4. Social Network
Grade 11 Sociology
Essential to people's emotional well being; they generate feeling of self-esteem & provide values & attitudes that are incorporated into people's identity
  1. Electronic Community
  2. Secondary Group
  3. Primary Group
  4. Peer Pressure
Grade 11 Sociology
Used the term, primary group to refer to groups characterized by intimate, long term, face-to-face associations & cooperation
  1. Emile Durkheim
  2. Stanley Milgram
  3. Charles Horton Cooley
  4. Robert Merton
Grade 11 Sociology
The recent invention of the microchip & other computer generated technologies has led to
  1. Second Social Revolution
  2. Third Social Revolution
  3. Fourth Social Revolution
  4. Fifth Social Revolution
Grade 12 Sociology
A shared consciousness that people experience as a result of performing the same or similar tasks
  1. Organic Solidarity
  2. Mechanical Solidarity
  3. Social Structure
  4. Teamwork
Grade 12 Sociology
The position that someone occupies in society or a social group
  1. Social Class
  2. Social Integration
  3. Status Symbol
  4. Status
Graduate Sociology
Which is a TRUE statement as applied to Chaos Theory?
  1. Orderly structures and immutable laws operate to maintain order.
  2. Our presence in the environment does not alter it.
  3. The universe operates predictably.
  4. Order is chaos in nature.
Grade 11 Sociology
A society made up of groups of people who hunt and gather in order to survive
  1. Pastoral Society
  2. Hunter/ Gatherer Society
  3. Industrial Society
  4. Postindustrial Society
Grade 12 Sociology
The behaviors, obligations, and privileges attached to a status
  1. Role
  2. Master Status
  3. Stereotype
  4. Sign-vehicles
Grade 12 Sociology
The term used by Erving Goffman to describe people's efforts to control the impressions that others receive of them:
  1. Face-saving Behavior
  2. Impression Management
  3. Status
  4. Sign-vehicles
Grade 12 Sociology
Conflict that someone feels between roles because the expectations attached to one role are incompatible with the expectations of another role
  1. Role Strain
  2. Role Conflict
  3. Sign-vehicles
  4. Master Status
Grade 12 Sociology
Assumptions about what people are like, whether true or false
  1. Status
  2. Stereotype
  3. Role Strain
  4. Status Inconsistency
Grade 12 Sociology
A large number of people with similar amounts of income and education who work at jobs that are roughy comparable in prestige
  1. Social Structure
  2. Social Class
  3. Sign-vehicles
  4. Social integration
College Sociology
               believed in self interest, the division of labor, the functions of markets and the international implications of laissez-faire economy.
  1. Herbert Spencer
  2. Marx Weber
  3. Adam Smith
  4. Augste Comte
Grade 12 Sociology
People who regularly and consciously interact with one another
  1. Group
  2. Social Class
  3. Social Institution
  4. Teamwork
Grade 12 Sociology
The framework that surrounds us, consisting of the relationship of people and groups to one another, which give direction to and set limits on behavior
  1. Social Structure
  2. Social Integration
  3. Social Class
  4. Social Interaction
Grade 12 Sociology
The organized, usual, or standard ways by which society meets its basic needs
  1. Social Class
  2. Status
  3. Social Institution
  4. Social Structure
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