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Principles of Sociology: Canadian Perspectives - Chapter 15

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Question 1:


a) 1 CE
b) 1500 CE
c) 1800 CE
d) 1900 CE

Question 2:


a) transition stage
b) post-transition stage
c) post-transition stage
d) contemporary stage

Question 3:


a) birth control and positive checks
b) abortion and disease
c) moral restraint and positive checks
d) birth control and moral restraint

Question 4:


a) his underestimation of humanity's ability to overcome difficult problems
b) his underestimation of the process of science, especially in food production
c) that a form of birth control has always been used
d) all of the above

Question 5:


a) certain ideologies enforced by the churchpoverty
b) poverty
c) institutional ideologies of the time
d) the mode of production in the society

Question 6:


a) 3500 BCE
b) 1000 BCE
c) 500 CE
d) 1400 CE

Question 7:


a) the notion that cities are becoming large, impersonal areas used solely for capitalistic means
b) the condition whereby more people reside in a city than would be expected from its economic base
c) the idea that the world's population is increasingly residing in high-population centres
d) the idea that consequences of urbanization on development have been exaggerated

Question 8:


a) they were confined to particular areas of the city
b) people knew each other only through superficial and transitory roles
c) there were distinctive patterns of activity for each social class
d) they were based on face-to-face interaction with close family members and co-workers only

Question 9:


a) there are unwritten rules about social distance
b) people are more willing to help a stranger in need when other individuals are around
c) people often pretend not to see each other
d) people tend to tolerate other lifestyles as long as they do not impinge on their safety

Question 10:


a) concentric
b) sectors
c) multiple nuclei
d) factorial ecology

Question 11:


a) neglecting culture and values
b) not considering technological advancements
c) an under emphasis on the spatial arrangements of population
d) inclusion of physical phenomena

Question 12:


a) progressive conservation
b) new ecology
c) mainstream environmentalism
d) eco-feminism

Question 13:


a) addressing perceived health threats/risks in the community
b) addressing social inequality that results from industrial development
c) applying scientific management principles to the environment
d) understanding how social inequality affects the environment

Question 14:


a) mainstream environmentalism
b) progressive conservation
c) toxic waste movement
d) deep ecology

Question 15:


a) it does not take into account the system of dominance that helps create environment problems
b) the member are often elitist
c) the movement is too accommodating to development interests
d) all of the above