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Imagining Sociology: Chapter 09

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) Weber
b) Marx
c) Durkheim
d) Mills
e) Wright

Question 2:

a) education
b) religion
c) families
d) norms
e) none of the above

Question 3:

a) degrees
b) credentialing
c) educating
d) certifying
e) testing

Question 4:

a) discourage learning among students streamed into the lower ability group
b) help students in the higher streaming group avoid boredom in the classroom
c) mix student achievement in classes
d) provide more challenge to teachers
e) Both A and B

Question 5:

a) the decline in religiosity
b) the invention of birth control
c) changing gender norms
d) the rising percentage of women entering the workforce
e) All of the above

Question 6:

a) social capital
b) cultural capital
c) economic capital
d) status capital
e) educational capital

Question 7:

a) The United States
b) Korea
c) Canada
d) Mexico
e) Italy

Question 8:

a) Student tuition
b) Governments
c) Corporate sponsorship
d) Fundraising
e) Private donations

Question 9:

a) Canada
b) the United States
c) Germany
d) the United Kingdom
e) None of the above

Question 10:

a) Free Education For All
b) Education is a Right
c) Freeze Fees Campaign
d) Fight for Education
e) Degrees of Freedom

True/False Questions

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

Question 20:

a) True
b) False