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5 Matching Questions

  1. folways; mores
  2. Theory
  3. symbol(defines by sociologists)
  4. Variable
  5. Manifest Functions
  1. a ________ are rules about everyday casual living; _________ are rules with great moral significance.
  2. b The recognized and intended consequences of a social pattern are referred to as:
  3. c A statement of how and why specific facts are related is called a:
  4. d Imagine that you were going to measure the age of a number of respondents taking part in a survey. As you record the data you are using the concept (age) as:
  5. e Anything that carries meaning to people who sahre a culture.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Gerhard Lenski claimed that which of the following has the greatest power to shape a society.
  2. Which disipline defines itself as the systematic study of human society?
  3. Passing cultural patterns from one generation to another.
  4. Social structures sometimes have negative consequences for the operation of society as a whole. What is the term for these negative consequences?
  5. Cultural patterns that are widespread among a societies population are referred to as:

5 True/False Questions

  1. cultural lag (example)Gaining the ability to modify genetic patterns before understanding the possible social consequences of this kind of work.


  2. ScienceWhich of the following concepts refers to people who interact in a defined territory and share culture.


  3. Both variables shown to independantThree of the following statements below are part of the definition of a cause and effect relationship. One is not. Which one is not?


  4. Dependant VariableA theory states that increasing a person's formal education results in increased earnings over a lifetime period. In this theory higher education is the:


  5. nonmaterial cultureThe intangible world of ideas created by members of a society is referred to as:


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