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Thinking About Sociology, Second Edition - Chapter 11

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) C. Wright Mills
b) George Herbert Mead
c) Max Weber
d) Talcott Parsons

Question 2:


a) Social structure
b) Social norms
c) Social stratification
d) Social inequality

Question 3:


a) Concentrate on social structure
b) Entirely separate the individual from society
c) Address criticisms from other disciplines
d) Move past epistemological problems

Question 4:


a) Religious intolerance
b) Dysfunctional forms of adaptation
c) Economic strife
d) Radical individualism

Question 5:


a) Revolution
b) Promoting moral values
c) Religion
d) Centralization

Question 6:


a) The contradiction between the prices of products and the ability of the shoppers to afford the products
b) The contradiction of women being primarily responsible for making supermarket purchases and men being responsible for consuming
c) The contradiction between the abundance of choice and the need to make a choice amongst the abundance
d) The contradiction between the lack of choice and the need to make a choice with so few options presented

Question 7:


a) Social capital
b) Social networks
c) Social freedom
d) Social structure

Question 8:


a) Structuration
b) Habitus
c) Habit
d) Inclination

Question 9:


a) Emigration
b) Increase in life expectancy
c) Collapse of pension system
d) Low population growth

Question 10:


a) Bonding social capital
b) Bridging social capital
c) Belonging social capital
d) Cultural social capital



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