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Foundations of Sociology: Chapter 17

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Question 1:


a) The social cohesion shared by a group of people
b) The social cohesion shared by a society
c) The unity demonstrated by workers in the face of employer opposition
d) Both A and B

Question 2:


a) Agricultural solidarity
b) Hunter-gatherer solidarity
c) Mechanical solidarity
d) Organic solidarity

Question 3:


a) The revenge of the proletariat
b) The dictatorship of the proletariat
c) The renaissance of the proletariat
d) The rise of the proletariat

Question 4:


a) Guilds
b) Craft unions
c) Amalgamated unions
d) Industrial unions

Question 5:


a) One-tenth of the population
b) One-third of the population
c) Half of the population
d) Two-thirds of the population

Question 6:


a) Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
b) Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
c) National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE)
d) Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC)

Question 7:


a) A class of owners
b) A group of unionized workers
c) A group of retirees
d) All of the above

Question 8:


a) Conservative
b) Socialist
c) Liberal
d) Democrats

Question 9:


a) The spectre of anarchy in the streets
b) The takeover of labour by alien agitators
c) The impending rule of unwashed masses
d) The bankruptcy of the nation as a collective

Question 10:


a) When there are accusations of corruption in a union
b) When there is a strike that is deemed to threaten public interests (e.g., shopping)
c) When there is violence of some sort involving striking workers
d) All of the above

Question 11:


a) When the primary breadwinner earns $40,000 year or less
b) When the primary breadwinner makes minimum wage
c) When the primary breadwinner works fewer than 40 hours per week
d) All of the above

Question 12:


a) They are low paid.
b) “Bad jobs” are the cause of their poverty.
c) They are more likely than the “welfare poor” to escape poverty in the longer term.
d) Both A and B

Question 13:


a) 5 per cent
b) 23 per cent
c) 55 per cent
d) 77 per cent

Question 14:


a) Equal pay
b) Pay equity
c) Employment equity
d) Affirmative action

Question 15:


a) Working from home
b) Self-employment of immigrants
c) Temporary foreign workers
d) All of the above

Question 16:


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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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Question 28:


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Question 29:


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Question 30:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE