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Social Problems, Fourth Edition: Chapter 08

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) Alberta
b) British Columbia
c) Quebec
d) New Brunswick

Question 2:


a) physiological effects cannot be detected in either
b) physiological effects can be detected in alcohol and drug addictions
c) physiological effects can be detected in problem gambling
d) psychological effects cannot be detected in problem gambling

Question 3:


a) anomie theory
b) labelling theory
c) definition of situation theory
d) social bond theory

Question 4:


a) sins; sicknesses needing treatment
b) sicknesses; sins
c) medical; social
d) social; psychological

Question 5:


a) middle- and upper-class people use crack cocaine
b) middle- and upper-class people use powder cocaine
c) lower-class people use powder cocaine
d) upper-class people do not use cocaine

Question 6:


a) men
b) women
c) adults
d) teenagers

Question 7:


a) divorce
b) marriage
c) parenthood
d) friends

Question 8:


a) broken homes
b) two-parent homes
c) homes with happy partners
d) same-sex homes

Question 9:


a) led to more problematic uses and harms
b) led to an increase in the rate of drug use
c) led to more drug-related crimes
d) had positive consequences

Question 10:


a) bad habit
b) norm
c) dangerous act
d) useless value

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