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Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition - Chapter 20

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Question 1:

a) 1 CE
b) 1500 CE
c) 1800 CE
d) 1920 CE

Question 2:

a) Canada
b) Korea
c) Germany
d) Italy

Question 3:

a) true pyramid.
b) constrictive pyramid.
c) stationary pyramid.
d) wider at the top than the bottom.

Question 4:

a) it is becoming more common for women to have more than one husband.
b) young males are turning to other men for sexual gratification.
c) young males are committing suicide at greater rates than in the past.
d) incest is becoming more common.

Question 5:

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

Question 6:

a) moderate birth rate and low death rate.
b) low birth rate and low death rate.
c) low birth rate and high death rate.
d) high birth rate and moderate death rate.

Question 7:

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

Question 8:

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 9:

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

Question 10:

a) 1920s.
b) 1940s.
c) 1980s.
d) 2000s.

Question 11:

a) the world population is a key source of human predicaments.
b) the world population is growing at a manageable rate.
c) consumerism and globalization of capital of developed nations is the reason for overpopulation.
d) urban problems are key to increases in world populations.

Question 12:

a) 12-30
b) 15-59
c) 30-69
d) 44-59

Question 13:

a) the economic recovery and prosperity of the post-war period.
b) major institutional ideologies.
c) pro-natalist values promoted by the church.
d) all of the above.

Question 14:

a) is caused by cultural diffusion, in particular individualism.
b) is part of a self regulatory process where low periods will give rise to high fertility.
c) results from consumerist ideologies that emphasize strong material preferences over the value and importance of family building.
d) is linked to women's rising 'economic value' in developed nations.

Question 15:

a) conflict
b) functionalist
c) interactionist
d) feminist