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Elements of Sociology: A Critical Canadian Introduction, Third 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) French-speaking, and European-based

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


a) They take on no significant meaning, but retain history.
b) They take on tremendous meaning and include material objects.
c) They are mostly non-material objects, such as songs.
d) They only have meaning for those who create them.

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 in some way
c) Only those in the West, and in particular 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 cohesion

Question 8:


a) Verb classes
b) Norm classes
c) Noun classes
d) Value classes

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