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Thinking About Sociology, Second Edition - Chapter 10

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) He established the negative consequences of American imperialism.
b) He made the everyday activities in which most North Americans engage seem strange.
c) He demonstrated the similarities between divergent cultures.
d) He illustrated the relativistic nature of cultural behaviour.

Question 2:


a) Society
b) Culture
c) Religion
d) Community

Question 3:


a) Cultural relativism
b) Cultural diversity
c) Culture
d) Socialization

Question 4:


a) Displacement activities
b) Instincts
c) Fixed action patterns
d) Mating behaviours

Question 5:


a) Motivational forces
b) Primitive reflexes
c) Social praxis
d) Social learning

Question 6:


a) Materials to construct their own strategies of action
b) Tools to negotiate their social relationships
c) Materials to construct their own long-term plans
d) Tools to participate in social rituals

Question 7:


a) Cultural-reification perspective
b) Production-of-culture perspective
c) Distributed-symbols perspective
d) Symbolic-diversity perspective

Question 8:


a) Moving Aboriginals to urban centres
b) Teaching Aboriginal languages in Canadian schools
c) Preserving Aboriginal culture and traditions
d) Making reparations to Aboriginals

Question 9:


a) A written tradition
b) An oral tradition
c) A hybrid tradition
d) A secular tradition

Question 10:


a) All memory is useful.
b) All memory cannot be stored.
c) All memory is genetically programmed.
d) All memory is socially constructed.



True or 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