SOCY 1101 Exam 2


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Question 1

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In the video on immigration, the speaker noted that global immigration has changed in two ways

You Answered

 

More migration, and more north/south migration

 

 

Less migration than in the past

 

Correct Answer

 

More migration, and more south/south migration

 

 

More migration, and more east-west migration

 

 

Question 2

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We read an article describing the increase in mothers as primary providers for families. According to the data presented, most of the increase in mothers as primary breadwinners is due to:

Correct!

 

Increase in single parent families

 

 

Women increasingly out-earning men in the workplace

 

 

Increased male unemployment

 

 

All of the answers are correct.

 

 

Question 3

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—Why does Wadjda’s mother have a driver?

You Answered

 

She does not know how to drive

 

 

It is considered bad luck for a woman to drive herself

 

Correct Answer

 

Women are forbidden from driving in Saudi Arabia

 

 

The family is very wealthy and hires the driver

 

 

Question 4

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In a video shown in class, we saw how female genital mutilation occurs in contemporary Kenya. Female genital mutilation usually takes place

You Answered

 

none of the choices are correct.

 

 

in a modern hospital with general anesthetic.

 

Correct Answer

 

on a plastic sheet in a shed with no anesthetic.

 

 

in the girl’s home with a doctor attending.

 

Question 5

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In class we learned that in the U.S. today

You Answered

 

Less than half of families with children under 18 have two parents in workforce.

Correct Answer

 

Over half of families with children under 18 have two parents in workforce.

 

Almost all families with children under 18 have two parents in workforce

 

Less than a tenth of families with children under 18 have two parents in workforce

 

Question 6

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In the in-class movie we saw, the Biosociology of Dominance and Deference, the dominant individual in an interaction was always

You Answered

 

the biggest person

 

 

the most aggressive person

 

 

the tallest person

 

Correct Answer

 

none of the options are true

 

 

male

 

 

Question 7

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The change from high death rates to low death rates, and the subsequent change from high birth rates to low birth rates is called the ____.

Correct!

 

The Demographic Transition

 

 

The Dearth of Death

 

 

Mortality Migration

 

 

The Great Coincidence

 

 

Question 8

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Between 1945 and 1965 fertility rates in the US ____.

 

Correct!

 

increased

 

 

stayed the same

 

 

declined sharply

 

 

declined slightly

 

 

Question 9

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In 1650 infant mortality went down, most notably in _____.

 

Correct!

 

Northwestern Europe

 

 

China

 

 

Eastern Europe

 

 

the Sahara desert

 

 

Question 10

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Before the industrial revolution, most mortality in Europe had been from _____.

 

Whirlpools

 

Correct!

 

Communicable Diseases

 

 

Typhoons

 

 

Violent Crime

 

 

Question 11

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Since the 17th century, people have gotten, on average _____.

 

Smaller

 

 

Shorter

 

 

Thinner

 

Correct!

 

Bigger

 

 

Question 12

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In class we saw a video featuring the social psychologist Stanley Milgram. This video highlighted his study of ______.

You Answered

 

murders in New York City and their effects

 

Correct Answer

 

to what extent people would obey orders from authority to inflict pain on another person.

 

the student-teacher relationship in New York City classrooms

 

how external cues influenced human interactions

 

 

Question 13

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Hierarchies in groups form most often ____.

 

after weeks, if at all

 

 

after several hours

 

Correct!

 

within ten minutes

 

 

within ten seconds

 

 

UnansweredQuestion 14

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The Asch studies showed that people

 

 

rarely conform to the group

 

Correct Answer

 

mostly conform to the group

 

 

only conform to the group if they think it is in their interests

 

always conform to the group

 

 

Question 15

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______ is an area of sociological study that describes and explains people’s social phenomena they produce in terms of the meanings these behaviors have for the people involved.

 

Symbolic Diffusion

 

 

Diffusic morphism

 

Correct!

 

Symbolic interactionism

 

 

Responsibility diffusion

 

 

Question 16

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Marriage between one man and one women is called
_____.

 

polygamy

 

 

hypergamy

 

 

polyandry

 

Correct!

 

monogamy

 

 

Question 17

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In contemporary society, people tend to marry _____.

 

at random

 

 

foreigners

 

 

people from the same sign of the zodiac as themselves

 

Correct!

 

people from the same class as themselves

 

 

Question 18

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_____ is assets in the form of real estate, stocks, bonds, and savings.

 

Income

 

 

Treasure

 

Correct!

 

Wealth

 

 

Money

 

 

Question 19

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Horticultural societies are usually organized as___.

Correct!

 

either tribes or chiefdoms

 

 

states

 

 

empires

 

 

parliamentary democracies

 

 

UnansweredQuestion 20

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The Vanderbilts would be a member of which group?

 

 

Bottom out-of-sight

 

 

Middle

 

Correct Answer

 

Top out-of-sight

 

 

Mid proletarian

 

 

Question 21

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Which of the following countries has the highest infant mortality?

You Answered

 

Russia

 

 

Australia

 

Correct Answer

 

Somalia

 

 

Argentina

 

 

Question 22

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_____ is not one of Rostow’s four stages of development

 

the conditions for take-off

 

 

the age of high mass-consumption

 

Correct!

 

the intellectual revolt

 

 

the traditional society

 

 

Question 23

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In the world today, the richest 25% of population receives _____% of the world income

 

25

 

 

90

 

 

50

 

Correct!

 

75

 

 

Question 24

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_____ says that the reason poor countries didn’t develop is because they were forcibly dependent on rich countries.

 

the theory of country evolution

 

Correct!

 

Dependency theory

 

 

Nihilistic Anarchy theory

 

 

Independency Theory

 

 

Question 25

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If children of blue-collar workers become white-collar workers, it probably is because:

 

 

All options are correct

 

Correct!

 

Changes in technology have meant a greater proportion of jobs are white-collar

 

Some children of white-collar workers have become blue-collar workers.

 

 

none of the options are correct

 

 

Question 26

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_________ is the term for a set of cultural expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, and activities of males and females; while ­­­­­­­­­­__________ is the term for the division of humanity into biological distinctions of male and female.

 

 

sexism;           sexual orientation

 

 

sex;     gender

 

sexuality;       gender identification

Correct!

 

gender;          sex

 

Question 27

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Which one of the following statements is true regarding social stratification?

 

 

Social stratification does not exist in the United States..

 

 

Social stratification is only found in industrial societies

Correct!

 

Social stratification is universal since it is found in all societies

 

Social stratification is a meaningless concept.

 

Question 28

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In the U.S., income inequality_

 

has decreased since the 1960s

 

 

has not changed much since the 1960s

 

Correct!

 

has been increasing since the 1960s

 

 

has only recently started to increase

 

 

UnansweredQuestion 29

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There was a class discussion on problems with social security and medicare funding. Shortfalls in funding are due to

Correct Answer

 

all the answers are correct

 

 

the retirement of the baby boom generation

 

 

increasing cost of medical care

 

 

people living longer lives

 

 

UnansweredQuestion 30

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In the movie Wadjda, Wadjda learns in her religion class that girls

Correct Answer

 

must handle the Koran with a tissue if they are menstruating

 

can only touch the Koran with special permission from a religious teacher

 

are never allowed to touch the Koran

 

 

must not touch the Koran if they are menstruating

 

 

Question 31

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Rock-and-roll music is associated with _____.

 

The echo boom

 

 

Generation Y

 

Correct!

 

The baby boom

 

 

Generation X

 

 

Question 32

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_____ states that the person who is least dependent on a relationship has the most power in said relationship.

 

the Altruism Principle

 

 

Non-Symbolic interactionism

 

Correct!

 

the Power-Dependence Principle

 

 

Symbolic interactionism

 

 

Question 33

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Which is not a specific status characteristic for a group stranded in rural Wales?

Correct!

 

gender

 

 

ability to speak Welsh

 

 

ability to read maps

 

 

skill as a hunter

 

 

Question 34

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Social situations similar to the prisoner’s dilemma often result in a less than optimal outcome. This is because

 

Prisoners can never work out their problems

 

 

Prisoners are often not moral people

 

 

None of the choices are correct

 

Correct!

 

There is always an incentive for an individual to cheat

 

 

Question 35

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Government policies in poor countries typically favor _____ populations.

Correct!

 

urban

 

 

minority

 

 

rural

 

 

mountain

 

 

Question 36

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Currently, which region has the least amount of rural poverty?

Correct!

 

Europe and Central Asia

 

 

sub-Saharan Africa

 

 

South Asia

 

 

the Middle East & North Africa

 

Question 37

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People get into white-collar occupations by ____.

 

assaulting their co-workers

 

Correct!

 

going to school

 

 

going to jail

 

 

bribing public officials

 

 

Question 38

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In which societies is social inequality most pronounced?

Correct!

 

Agrarian

 

 

Industrial

 

 

Horticultural

 

 

Hunting and gathering

 

 

Question 39

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In many societies both in the past and the present, rules regarding women

 

None of the choices are correct

 

 

are rarely different to rules regarding men

 

Correct!

 

often attempt to control their sexuality

 

 

usually give women substantial freedom to go where they want

 

Question 40

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India is an example of a country where _____.

 

most people own cars

 

 

communism has led to economic stagnation

 

Correct!

 

there is a huge difference between the destitute rural areas and the rich(er) urban areas

 

every one is roughly equal in wealth and status