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Chapter 17 of SOC: Social Change Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. crowd
  2. social movement
  3. Panic
  4. public
  5. relative deprivation
  1. a a large and organized activity to promote or resist a particular social change
  2. b a collective flight, typically irrational from a real or perceived danger
  3. c a collection of people, not necessarily in direct contact with each other, who are interested in a particular issue
  4. d a gap between what people have and what they think they should have compared with other people in society
  5. e a temporary gathering of people who share a common interest or participate in a particular event

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a fad that becomes an all-consuming passion for many people for a short time
  2. a standard of appearance that enjoys widespread but temporary acceptance within a society
  3. a highly emotional and disorderly crowd that uses force or violence against a specific target
  4. wide-spread attitudes on a particular issue
  5. rumors, often negative, about other people's lives

5 True/False Questions

  1. propagandathe presentation of info to influence people's opinions or actions

          

  2. technologya temporary gathering of people who share a common interest or participate in a particular event

          

  3. Collective Behaviorthe spontaneous and unstructured behavior of a large number of people

          

  4. Mass Hysteriaan intense fearful, and anxious reaction to a real or imagined threat by large numbers of people

          

  5. riota violent crowd that directs its hostility at a wide and shifting range of targets

          

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