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Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition - Chapter 01

Instructions: Click on the radio button beside your answers below. When you've completed the entire quiz click the 'Submit my answers' button for your results.

Question 1:


a) Emile Durkheim
b) Max Weber
c) C. Wright Mills
d) Georg Simmel

Question 2:


a) statistical data, observational data, and historical comparative data
b) statistical data, observational data, and epistemology
c) observational data, assumptions, and historical-comparative data
d) historical-comparative data, hypothesis testing, and assumptions

Question 3:


a) racial discrimination
b) European countries
c) poverty
d) suicide

Question 4:


a) concrete questions in specific subfields of sociology separately
b) concrete questions to a 'grand theory' of the whole society
c) simple questions in specific subfields of sociology separately
d) simple questions to a 'grand theory' of the whole society

Question 5:


a) multivariate theory
b) interpretive theory
c) historical-comparative tradition
d) conflict theory

Question 6:


a) social facts
b) issues of politics and religion
c) forms of association
d) use of language

Question 7:


a) an account of how individuals manage impressions in daily interactions
b) a study based on the comparison of differences in political structures
c) a book based on suicide
d) a study about the inequality within society

Question 8:


a) social behaviour through an adequate understanding of the social facts deemed relevant
b) society through the use of observations and interviews
c) specific processes that explain a sequence of contingent events that occurred across time
d) none of the above

Question 9:


a) Max Weber
b) Emile Durkheim
c) Georg Simmel
d) Karl Marx

Question 10:


a) sociologists turned instead to statistical analysis
b) sociologists were highly focused on ethnographic research
c) of the development of the 'historical materialist' approach
d) both a and b

Question 11:


a) Emile Durkheim
b) Karl Marx
c) W.E.B Du Bois
d) Max Weber

Question 12:


a) the processes by which couples end and begin long-term relationships
b) the processes by which couples end long-term relationships
c) the processes by which couples end short-term relationships
d) the processes by which couples end and begin short-term relationships

Question 13:


a) live in another country
b) experience each status level
c) compare it to others
d) analyze the country's social structure

Question 14:


a) ethnographic research and historical-comparative theory
b) statistical analysis and the historical-comparative theory
c) statistical analysis and ethnographic research
d) ethnographic research and forms of association

Question 15:


a) racial discrimination
b) a lack of systematic formulation of his theories
c) the fact that his research was more influential in particular sub-areas of sociology
d) all of the above

Question 16:


a) heuristics
b) rules
c) bits of information
d) classifications


Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition - Chapter 01

Instructions: Click on the radio button beside your answers below. When you've completed the entire quiz click the 'Submit my answers' button for your results.

Question 1:


a) Emile Durkheim
b) Max Weber
c) C. Wright Mills
d) Georg Simmel

Question 2:


a) statistical data, observational data, and historical comparative data
b) statistical data, observational data, and epistemology
c) observational data, assumptions, and historical-comparative data
d) historical-comparative data, hypothesis testing, and assumptions

Question 3:


a) racial discrimination
b) European countries
c) poverty
d) suicide

Question 4:


a) concrete questions in specific subfields of sociology separately
b) concrete questions to a 'grand theory' of the whole society
c) simple questions in specific subfields of sociology separately
d) simple questions to a 'grand theory' of the whole society

Question 5:


a) multivariate theory
b) interpretive theory
c) historical-comparative tradition
d) conflict theory

Question 6:


a) social facts
b) issues of politics and religion
c) forms of association
d) use of language

Question 7:


a) an account of how individuals manage impressions in daily interactions
b) a study based on the comparison of differences in political structures
c) a book based on suicide
d) a study about the inequality within society

Question 8:


a) social behaviour through an adequate understanding of the social facts deemed relevant
b) society through the use of observations and interviews
c) specific processes that explain a sequence of contingent events that occurred across time
d) none of the above

Question 9:


a) Max Weber
b) Emile Durkheim
c) Georg Simmel
d) Karl Marx

Question 10:


a) sociologists turned instead to statistical analysis
b) sociologists were highly focused on ethnographic research
c) of the development of the 'historical materialist' approach
d) both a and b

Question 11:


a) Emile Durkheim
b) Karl Marx
c) W.E.B Du Bois
d) Max Weber

Question 12:


a) the processes by which couples end and begin long-term relationships
b) the processes by which couples end long-term relationships
c) the processes by which couples end short-term relationships
d) the processes by which couples end and begin short-term relationships

Question 13:


a) live in another country
b) experience each status level
c) compare it to others
d) analyze the country's social structure

Question 14:


a) ethnographic research and historical-comparative theory
b) statistical analysis and the historical-comparative theory
c) statistical analysis and ethnographic research
d) ethnographic research and forms of association

Question 15:


a) racial discrimination
b) a lack of systematic formulation of his theories
c) the fact that his research was more influential in particular sub-areas of sociology
d) all of the above

Question 16:


a) heuristics
b) rules
c) bits of information
d) classifications


Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition - Chapter 01

Instructions: Click on the radio button beside your answers below. When you've completed the entire quiz click the 'Submit my answers' button for your results.

Question 1:


a) Emile Durkheim
b) Max Weber
c) C. Wright Mills
d) Georg Simmel

Question 2:


a) statistical data, observational data, and historical comparative data
b) statistical data, observational data, and epistemology
c) observational data, assumptions, and historical-comparative data
d) historical-comparative data, hypothesis testing, and assumptions

Question 3:


a) racial discrimination
b) European countries
c) poverty
d) suicide

Question 4:


a) concrete questions in specific subfields of sociology separately
b) concrete questions to a 'grand theory' of the whole society
c) simple questions in specific subfields of sociology separately
d) simple questions to a 'grand theory' of the whole society

Question 5:


a) multivariate theory
b) interpretive theory
c) historical-comparative tradition
d) conflict theory

Question 6:


a) social facts
b) issues of politics and religion
c) forms of association
d) use of language

Question 7:


a) an account of how individuals manage impressions in daily interactions
b) a study based on the comparison of differences in political structures
c) a book based on suicide
d) a study about the inequality within society

Question 8:


a) social behaviour through an adequate understanding of the social facts deemed relevant
b) society through the use of observations and interviews
c) specific processes that explain a sequence of contingent events that occurred across time
d) none of the above

Question 9:


a) Max Weber
b) Emile Durkheim
c) Georg Simmel
d) Karl Marx

Question 10:


a) sociologists turned instead to statistical analysis
b) sociologists were highly focused on ethnographic research
c) of the development of the 'historical materialist' approach
d) both a and b

Question 11:


a) Emile Durkheim
b) Karl Marx
c) W.E.B Du Bois
d) Max Weber

Question 12:


a) the processes by which couples end and begin long-term relationships
b) the processes by which couples end long-term relationships
c) the processes by which couples end short-term relationships
d) the processes by which couples end and begin short-term relationships

Question 13:


a) live in another country
b) experience each status level
c) compare it to others
d) analyze the country's social structure

Question 14:


a) ethnographic research and historical-comparative theory
b) statistical analysis and the historical-comparative theory
c) statistical analysis and ethnographic research
d) ethnographic research and forms of association

Question 15:


a) racial discrimination
b) a lack of systematic formulation of his theories
c) the fact that his research was more influential in particular sub-areas of sociology
d) all of the above

Question 16:


a) heuristics
b) rules
c) bits of information
d) classifications


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