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Thinking About Sociology, Second Edition - Chapter 9

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) Gender
b) Business partner
c) Daughter
d) Student

Question 2:


a) Priming events
b) Primacy events
c) Recency events
d) Social events

Question 3:


a) A functionalist approach
b) A behaviourist approach
c) A conflict approach
d) An interactionist approach

Question 4:


a) Conversation
b) Social blueprint
c) Theatricality
d) Dramaturgy

Question 5:


a) A narrative strategy for interpreting psychoanalytic approaches to human behaviour within sociology
b) A metaphor that draws parallels between the everyday activities of a social actor and the performance of a stage actor
c) A method developed by Goffman to conceptualize action without concern for social groups
d) A challenge to social theories that rely too heavily on individual agency and social structures

Question 6:


a) Charm
b) Braggadocio
c) Personal front
d) False front

Question 7:


a) Gang
b) Team
c) Cohort
d) Collaborative circle

Question 8:


a) Brenda Beagan
b) Randall Collins
c) Erving Goffman
d) Gary Fine

Question 9:


a) Weber
b) Collins
c) Durkheim
d) Goffman

Question 10:


a) Interaction rituals
b) Conversation rituals
c) Turn-taking rules
d) Standards of morality



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