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Thinking About Sociology, Second Edition - Chapter 7

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) Dewey
b) Bloomer
c) Cooley
d) Wundt

Question 2:


a) Infant maturation
b) Shouting “fire!” in a theatre
c) A feeling of empathy
d) Making an adjusted response

Question 3:


a) Attribute significance to lower interpretive frameworks
b) Understand gestures beyond significant symbols
c) Turn reflexive responses into significant symbols
d) Temporarily suspend one’s response to significant symbols

Question 4:


a) Broca’s area in the left hemisphere
b) Language
c) Neuro-linguistic utterances
d) Identity management

Question 5:


a) The organized set of attitudes of others which one assumes
b) The reflective consideration of the self as an object of “I”
c) The ability to look towards the future and assess one’s response
d) The direct line of action taken by an individual

Question 6:


a) Play stage
b) Singular stage
c) Game stage
d) Archetype stage

Question 7:


a) The generalized other
b) Role strain
c) Self-fulfilling prophecy
d) Looking-glass self

Question 8:


a) Culture
b) Language
c) Society
d) Self

Question 9:


a) Role strain
b) Role conflict
c) Role ambiguity
d) Identity crisis

Question 10:


a) Women’s rights and freedoms
b) Lack of opportunity for immigrants
c) Difficult obtaining a divorce
d) The restrictive practice of dress



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