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5 Matching Questions

  1. folways; mores
  2. popular culture
  3. Both variables shown to independant
  4. Theory
  5. Reliability (process of measurement)
  1. a Three of the following statements below are part of the definition of a cause and effect relationship. One is not. Which one is not?
  2. b Cultural patterns that are widespread among a societies population are referred to as:
  3. c Whether repeating the measurement yields consistent results.
  4. d A statement of how and why specific facts are related is called a:
  5. e ________ are rules about everyday casual living; _________ are rules with great moral significance.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The intangible world of ideas created by members of a society is referred to as:
  2. Social structures sometimes have negative consequences for the operation of society as a whole. What is the term for these negative consequences?
  3. The term sociology was coined in 1838 by?
  4. A 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. Passing cultural patterns from one generation to another.

5 True/False Questions

  1. SociologyGerhard Lenski claimed that which of the following has the greatest power to shape a society.


  2. cultural lag (example)Passing cultural patterns from one generation to another.


  3. VariableImagine 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:


  4. Sapir-Whorf thesis (point)People see the world through the cultural lens of their language.


  5. ScienceA logical system that bases knowledge on direct systematic observation.


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