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Thinking About Sociology, Second Edition - Chapter 5

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) Suburbanization
b) Industrialization
c) Modernization
d) Urbanization

Question 2:

a) Karl Marx
b) Max Weber
c) Jacob Riis
d) Saint-Simon

Question 3:

a) Social science
b) Social psychology
c) Social physics
d) Social physiology

Question 4:

a) Rationalization
b) Industrial society
c) Pre-industrial society
d) Corporatism

Question 5:

a) Clotilde de Vaux
b) Karl Marx
c) Saint-Simon
d) Harold Innis

Question 6:

a) Functionalism
b) Social Darwinism
c) Scientific humanism
d) Structure and agency

Question 7:

a) Laws of anthropo-sociology
b) Laws of coexistence
c) Laws of succession
d) Laws of association

Question 8:

a) Comte saw social revolution as a way to achieve human liberation.
b) Comte believed that once positivism became dominant, there would be no need for social revolution.
c) Comte saw no division between order and progress and remained indifferent to revolution.
d) Comte was a strong supporter of the French revolution, seeing it as a stepping stone for the reorganizing of society

Question 9:

a) Writing the first book on sociological theory from a feminist perspective
b) Her observations about American society
c) Her translation of Durkheim’s The Division of Labour into English
d) Choosing political practice over academic sociology

Question 10:

a) Normlessness
b) Connection
c) Despair
d) Morals

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