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Elements of Sociology: A Critical Canadian Introduction, Second Edition: Chapter 3

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) behaviour and beliefs
b) knowledge and practices
c) values and materials
d) All of the above.

Question 2:


a) aboriginal
b) English-speaking and European-based
c) white and agnostic
d) Both b and c.

Question 3:


a) Taboos
b) Mores
c) Positive sanctions
d) Negative sanctions

Question 4:


a) take on no significant meaning, but retain history
b) take on tremendous meaning and include material objects
c) are mostly non-material objects, such as songs
d) None of the above.

Question 5:


a) addressing others from a broadly defined 'European' culture and assuming that the audience is, or would like to be, part of that 'we'
b) assuming that a specific culture that is not one's own is better than one's own
c) is a phenomenon confined to the West, usually amongst white individuals
d) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) Dialectics
b) Dialect
c) Sociological language studies
d) Sociolinguistics

Question 7:


a) understanding and cohesion
b) cohesion and comprehension
c) understanding and judging
d) comprehension and judging

Question 8:


a) verb
b) norm
c) noun
d) value

Question 9:


a) simulacra
b) popular culture
c) cultural globalization
d) high culture

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False