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Grades: 7 8 11 12 College Graduate
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College :: Sociology by kelseycobb
Survival of the fittest was coined by               
  1. Karl Marx
  2. Herbert Spencer
  3. Marx Weber
  4. Jane Addams
College :: Sociology by kelseycobb
Who was the main founder of sociology?
  1. Auguste Comte
  2. Karl Marx
  3. Adam Smith
  4. Herbert Spencer
Grade 12 :: Sociology by DWehrmeyer
The major tasks that a society must fulfill if it is to survive
  1. Functional Requisites
  2. Social Institution
  3. Social Structure
  4. Teamwork
Grade 12 :: Sociology by DWehrmeyer
Positions an individual either inherits at birth or receives involuntarily later in life
  1. Achieved Status
  2. Ascribed Status
  3. Role
  4. Social Integration
Graduate :: Sociology by MaryCatherine
What is the greatest limitation to establishing a workable theory for family therapy?
  1. Obtaining enough large data sets
  2. Sampling large numbers of data from a single subject design
  3. Studying a single patient/therapist interaction
Grade 11 :: Sociology by DWehrmeyer
The invention of the plow 5,000-6,000 years ago led to this
  1. First Social Revolution
  2. Second Social Revolution
  3. Third Social Revolution
  4. Fourth Social Revolution
Grade 11 :: Sociology by DWehrmeyer
Recent advances in human genetics is leading to this
  1. Second Social Revolution
  2. Third Social Revolution
  3. Fourth Social Revolution
  4. Fifth Social Revolution
Graduate :: Sociology by MaryCatherine
Which is a FALSE statement concerning "measurement error?"
  1. Traditional test construction theory assumes that it is possible to reduce error to about 10% to 20% of a total test variance, but generally no more.
  2. Because of sensitivity to initial conditions, the behavior of chaotic systems can only be predicted for extended periods of time.
  3. Measurement error limits our ability to make predictions much more than in linear models.
  4. Measurement error does not influence recognition of any of the characteristics of nonlinear systems, providing that enough data points are sampled.
College :: Sociology by kelseycobb
Which sociologist focused on suicide?
  1. Karl Marx
  2. Emile Durkheim
  3. W.E.B Dubois
  4. Charles Horton Cooley
College :: Sociology by kelseycobb
"applied to classes within society and that the wealthy aristocrats were the fittest and so they survived and prospered in society"
  1. laissez-faire
  2. survival of the fittest
  3. symbolic interactionsim
  4. social classes
Grade 12 :: Sociology by DWehrmeyer
A status that cuts across the other statuses that an individual occupies
  1. Role
  2. Social Class
  3. Master Status
  4. Status symbols
Graduate :: Sociology by MaryCatherine
Which is a FALSE statement concerning the influence of therapists from the chaos theory viewpoint?
  1. Therapists may not have enough immediate and predictable influence in the system to overcome other attractors.
  2. Therapies for families with chronic and long-standing problems may have to go on longer than some therapists wish.
  3. When families are "sick," they can be "cured" through radical intervention.
  4. Rapid therapy may cure the client, and yet it may make the rest of the system sicker.
Graduate :: Sociology by MaryCatherine
Which of the following is not a metaphor for the concept of "strange attractor?"
  1. A bowl of spaghetti
  2. The sound of an automobile engine
  3. The burst of fireworks in the night sky
  4. Smoke rising from a cigarette
Grade 11 :: Sociology by DWehrmeyer
The domestication of animals and the cultivation of land is often referred to as
  1. First Social Revolution
  2. Second Social Revolution
  3. Third Social Revolution
  4. Fourth Social Revolution
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