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Social Problems, Fourth Edition: Chapter 12

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) capitalism is the end of history
b) the market system ensures maximum efficiency
c) capitalism is just one step in humanity’s historical development
d) capitalism is an internally coherent system

Question 2:


a) the enlightenment and industrial revolution
b) the industrial and agricultural revolutions
c) the sexual revolution and single-parent families
d) lower birth rates and longer life expectancy

Question 3:


a) people work in simulated reality settings
b) people work away from traditional office settings
c) people’s private lives and work become connected through social media
d) people spend more time on social media during work hours

Question 4:


a) major part of their identity
b) a status symbol
c) not essential to their personal life
d) both A and B

Question 5:


a) are forced to act like men
b) are compelled to act like women
c) do not depend on men or bosses
d) are forced to act like girls

Question 6:


a) technology is a new force in the evolution of work organization
b) the organization of work is an evolving social process
c) work promotes social inequality
d) the structure of work evolves based on relations between workers and employers

Question 7:


a) official company policies
b) misconceptions
c) their provoking behaviour
d) their lower productivity

Question 8:


a) specialization
b) rationalization
c) mode of production
d) personality traits

Question 9:


a) double standards and widespread poverty
b) workers’ personal choices
c) sexual stereotypes in the society
d) the outcomes of the sexual revolution

Question 10:


a) early exposure to sexually explicit materials
b) high rates of physical and sexual abuse when growing up
c) heightened sexual curiosity at early age
d) desire to engage in sexual acts earlier than their peers

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