SOC 100 Exam 1 Part 3

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  • Question 41

1 out of 1 points

 90% of all media is owned by ________ major corporations.
Answers:  9


  • Question 42

1 out of 1 points

 During media coverage of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people with white skin were described as “survivors,” whereas people with dark skin were described as:
Answers:  Swimmers


  • Question 43

1 out of 1 points

 This type of suicide is when a person is not regulated into society, such as when a person’s life or norms change (lottery winners, new celebrities):
Answers:  Altruistic


  • Question 44

1 out of 1 points

 This sociologist pioneered the study of suicide by looking at social factors and suicide rates:
Answers:  Thomas Malthus

Emile Durkheim

 Karl Marx
 Max Weber
  • Question 45

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 Durkheim said that ____________ is how well individuals are integrated into social institutions, and that ____________ refers to how many rules and laws are in an individual’s life.

Social integration; social regulation

 Social regulation; socialization
 Social regulation; social integration
 Social acceptance; social integration
  • Question 46

1 out of 1 points

 Culture jamming is:
Answers:  A form of popular culture

The act of turning media against itself

 A subculture unique to the United States
 Jamming to your favorite album
  • Question 47

1 out of 1 points

When a corporation or organization has distinct cultural behaviors, such as Apple being innovative and having loyal customers, we refer to this as:
Answers:  Monopolies
 Social networks

Organizational culture

  • Question 48

1 out of 1 points

There are _________ people married now, than in 1960.


The same amount
 There is no data on this
  • Question 49

1 out of 1 points

 Taking into account the differences across cultures without passing judgment is called:
Answers:  Ethnocentrism
 Being deviant

Cultural relativism

 Wearing white after Labor Day
  • Question 50

1 out of 1 points

 What is socially transmitted from generation to generation?
Answers:  STDs
 Exact skin color


 Reading deficiencies
  • Question 51

1 out of 1 points

 Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 Historical Stages according to Comte?
Answers:  Metaphysical Stage

Revolutionary Stage

 Scientific Stage
 Theological Stage
  • Question 52

1 out of 1 points

 When previous deviant behaviors become accepted as conventional, such as the popularity of tattoos, this is called:


  • Question 53

1 out of 1 points

 Who created the concept of the “sociological imagination” ?

C. Wright Mills

 Max Weber
 Karl Marx
 Emile Durkheim
  • Question 54

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 Everything in our abstract culture (such as values, beliefs, behaviors, and ideologies) is called:
Answers:  Content analysis
 Material culture

Nonmaterial culture

  • Question 55

1 out of 1 points

 This theory states that everyone is connected to other people by no more than six social chains.

Six degrees of separation

 Social network
  • Question 56

1 out of 1 points

 Macro level analysis includes:
Answers:  Face-to-face interactions
 Small-scale social systems
 Religious gatherings

Large-scale social systems

  • Question 57

1 out of 1 points

 Double consciousness has historically been used to analyze the identities of ______________ in the United States by W.E.B. Du Bois; a more modern approach now also includes the analysis of __________ and _________.
Answers:  Irish Americans; African Americans and Latin Americans

African Americans; Asians Americans and Latin Americans

 White Americans; African Americans and Native Americans
Asian Americans; White Americans and Latin Americans
  • Question 58

1 out of 1 points

A classroom is most like a ________ group, with informal and impersonal interactions.
Answers:  Primary


  • Question 59

1 out of 1 points

 Weber explained that different opportunities are offered by a person’s economic position, which he referred to as:

Life Chances

 Standpoint Theory
 Rational behavior
 Class struggle
  • Question 60

0 out of 1 points

 Which of Comte’s 3 Historical Stages includes moving away from religious doctrine, and closer to a more rational way of thinking? (As seen in the Enlightenment period)

Metaphysical stage

 Theological stage
 Scientific stage
 Rebellion stage
  • Question 61

1 out of 1 points

 You decide you want to do qualitative research. To gather information you will:
Answers:  Send a survey across campus

Interview respondents

 Sit outside of Cabell Library and count people as they walk by
 Use census data