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Social Problems, Fourth Edition: Chapter 13

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) individuals being judged by their profession rather than personality
b) employees’ social media image affecting their professional image
c) a linear relationship between education and job market
d) symbolic meanings attached to person’s resumes

Question 2:


a) dropouts
b) pullouts
c) pushouts
d) comeouts

Question 3:


a) women
b) men
c) only children
d) people with siblings

Question 4:


a) both parents living at home
b) higher education
c) health-conscious grandparents
d) religious background

Question 5:


a) the spread of pop-psychology among teenagers
b) the use of Internet
c) overreliance on counselling at schools
d) higher numbers of girls among bullies

Question 6:


a) infant mortality
b) malnutrition
c) bullying
d) obesity

Question 7:


a) shorter commute from home to school
b) higher-quality teachers
c) more hours of instructions
d) simpler textbooks

Question 8:


a) professionals being too specialized to be able to work on big-picture projects
b) a gap between teachers’ professional needs and Aboriginal community interests
c) a gap between education and professions available in Aboriginal communities
d) professionals not fully using all their skills due to underemployment

Question 9:


a) less educated
b) more educated
c) neither more nor less educated
d) less interested in education

Question 10:


a) mental health issues of children from less affluent families
b) mental health issues of children from more affluent families
c) academic performance of children from less affluent families
d) academic performance of children from more affluent families

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