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Foundations of Sociology: Chapter 2

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) Structural functionalist
b) Conflict
c) Symbolic interactionist
d) Feminist

Question 2:


a) Professional sociology
b) Policy sociology
c) Public sociology
d) Canadian sociology

Question 3:


a) A range of institutions in which whole blocks of people are bureaucratically processed
b) A place where people are isolated from their normal round of activities
c) An institution whose residents are controlled, regulated, or manipulated by those in charge
d) All of the above

Question 4:


a) Dorothy Smith
b) Michel Foucault
c) C. Wright Mills
d) Harold Innis

Question 5:


a) Men are less likely to share their problems with other people.
b) Women are more likely to see a therapist when dealing with an emotional problem.
c) Men are less likely to have a network of friends with whom they can communicate about serious issues.
d) All of the above

Question 6:


a) A manifest function
b) A latent dysfunction
c) A latent function
d) A hidden function

Question 7:


a) Verstehen
b) Class conflict
c) Totalitarian discourse
d) Social facts

Question 8:


a) Herbert Blumer
b) George Herbert Mead
c) Erving Goffman
d) Dorothy Smith

Question 9:


a) Harriet Martineau
b) Patricia Hill Collins
c) Dorothy Smith
d) Marion MacLean

Question 10:


a) Postmodern theory
b) Standpoint theory
c) Intersectionality theory
d) Conflict theory

Question 11:


a) Voice
b) Standpoint
c) Verstehen
d) Discourse

Question 12:


a) Verstehen
b) The archeology of knowledge
c) Interlocking matrix of domination
d) Dramaturgical analysis

Question 13:


a) A critical sociologist
b) A public sociologist
c) A professional sociologist
d) A policy sociologist

Question 14:


a) Critical sociology
b) Public sociology
c) Professional sociology
d) Policy sociology

Question 15:


a) Intersectionality
b) Verstehen
c) Total institutions
d) Totalitarian discourse

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