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Thinking About Sociology, Second Edition - Chapter 8

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) Priority is given to novices being socialized.
b) Classroom behaviour has ritualized quality.
c) Members remain unclear about guides to action.
d) There are conditions that must be met for group membership.

Question 2:


a) Durkheim, Mead, and Cooley
b) Pinker, Weber, and Marx
c) Spencer, Comte, and Hegel
d) Cousin, Saint-Simon, and McLuhan

Question 3:


a) Neurobiology
b) Neurosociology
c) Social psychology
d) Symbolic interactionism

Question 4:


a) Attachment
b) Sensationalism
c) Social Darwinism
d) Human sociability

Question 5:


a) Children raised by animals such as wolves or lesser apes
b) Children who developed without the influence of human contact
c) Children suffering from undiagnosed mental illnesses such as autism
d) Children with speech or hearing impediments

Question 6:


a) Bertrand Russell
b) Jean-Jacques Rousseau
c) Friedrich Nietzsche
d) Jean-Paul Sartre

Question 7:


a) Sensory training
b) Physical fitness
c) Memorization
d) Enculturation

Question 8:


a) Physical deprivation
b) Paternal deprivation
c) Maternal deprivation
d) Patriarchal deprivation

Question 9:


a) It confines women to lives based on childrearing and domesticity.
b) It places all responsibility with women in marriages.
c) It socially stigmatizes women who choose to not have children.
d) It centres issues of nurturing and child rearing primarily on the mother–infant relationship.

Question 10:


a) He socialized an orangutan with his team of researchers.
b) He isolated rhesus monkeys from their mothers.
c) He taught chimpanzees sign language.
d) He attempted to teach language to feral children.



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