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Sociology Week 1 Taylor

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Soc 101 – Introduction to Sociology Homework # 1 1.  Sociology: A. studies how societies develop and change B. focuses on how social relationships influence people’s  behavior. C. is the scientific study of social behavior and human groups. D. all of the above 2. Sociology is considered a science because sociologists: A. teach at respected universities. B. engage in organized and systematic study of phenomena to  enhance understanding. C. receive government funding for research projects. D. construct middle­range theories to explain social behavior. 3.  What is a society? A. a group of people who look alike B. a group of people who share the same beliefs C.people who interact in a defined territory, are interdependent  and share a culture D. none of the above 4.    Common sense: A. is not always reliable  B. springs from commonly held beliefs. C. is generally not tested by researchers. D. all of the above  5. The awareness that allows people to comprehend the link between  their immediate, personal social settings and the remote, impersonal  social world is called: A. the sociological imagination. B. anthropology. C. a theory. D. anomie. 6. ______________ can be viewed as both a private trouble, an obstacle  an individual faces as an individual, and a public, or social, issue. A. Divorce B. Unemployment C. Rising gas prices D. all of the above 7. The sociological imagination is an empowering tool because: A. it allows us to look beyond a limited understanding of the  world. B. it helps us to understand why certain people may prefer hip­ hop music. C. it helps open up a different way of understanding other  populations in the world. D. all of the above 8. Max Weber taught his students that they should employ which of the  following in their intellectual work? A. the sociological imagination B. anomie C. verstehen D. microsociology 9. A sociologist observing behavior at a college football game would  probably focus on: A. what books the coach of the team has read during the past  year. B. a “fan” who has fallen asleep during the game’s fourth  quarter. C. the interaction among fans during the pre­game ritual of  tailgate parties. D. the cleanliness of the rest room facilities in the stadium. 10. Manifest functions are _________, while latent functions are: A. intended and recognized, unintended and unconscious. B. welcome, unwelcome.  C. hidden, easily observed.  D. none of these choices.  11. In his research on suicide, Émile Durkheim found that: A. Protestants had higher suicide rates than Catholics. B. married people had higher suicide rates than unmarried  people. C. civilians had higher suicide rates than soldiers. D. suicide rates were higher during periods of prosperity than  during periods of depression. 12. Which sociological perspective views society as a living organism in which each part of the organism contributes to its survival and stability? A. functionalist perspective B. conflict perspective C. interactionist perspective D. all of the above 13.  Karl Marx’s view of the struggle between social classes inspired the contemporary: A. functionalist perspective B. conflict perspective C. interactionist perspective D. global perspective 14. Which sociological perspective would most likely argue that the  social order is based on coercion and exploitation? A. functionalist perspective B. conflict perspective C. interactionist perspective D. global perspective 15. Which sociological perspective generalizes about everyday forms of  social interaction in order to understand society as a whole? A. functionalist perspective B. conflict perspective C. interactionist perspective D. all of the above 16.  Which sociological perspective is most concerned with macrolevel  analysis? A. functionalist perspective B. conflict perspective C. interactionist perspective D. both A and B E.  None of the above F.  All of the above 17. Which sociological perspective is most concerned with microlevel     analysis? A. functionalist perspective B. conflict perspective C. interactionist perspective D. both A and B E.  None of the above F.  All of the above 18. A condition in which members of society have differing amounts of  wealth, prestige, or power is referred to as: A. social inequality. B. pure sociology. C. applied sociology. D. social psychology. 19. The body of knowledge obtained using methods based upon  systematic observation is called a (an): A. theory. B. hypothesis. C. science. D. ideal type. 20. The discipline of sociology was given its name by the French  theorist: A. Émile Durkheim. B. Auguste Comte. C. Harriet Martineau. D. Marcel Marceau.


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