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5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. False
  2. Harry and Margaret Harlow
  3. intimate early social interaction
  4. True
  1. a T or F: All master statuses are achieved statuses
  2. b Based on studies of isolated and institutionalized children, what is the key variable in acquiring the basic "human" traits we take for granted?
  3. c The research in the early 1960s using rhesus monkeys to demonstrate the importance of intimate physical contact in the rearing of animals was conducted by ________.
  4. d T or F: The sociological significance of social structure is that it guides our behavior.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Which of the following statements BEST describes how stereotypes affect our interaction with others when we first meet?
  2. Hilda is studying at the library. She has placed her coat on the chair next to her and has spread books in front of the other chairs. Hilda is trying to extend her ________ so others do not invade it.
  3. Milo, a highly successful attorney, just received a $200 ticket for speeding. Jim, an unemployed father of six, received a $50 fine for parking in a restricted area. Milo considers his $200 ticket an inconvenience, but Jim sees his $50 fine as a financial disaster. Why do Milo and Jim feel so differently about their fines, even though Milo's is four times greater than Jim's?
  4. T or F:Roles are like fences - they allow a certain amount of freedom but that freedom does not go very far.
  5. Which statement regarding status is MOST accurate?

5 True/False questions

  1. organic solidarityAccording to Durkheim, when a society increases in size, its division of labor becomes more specialized. People begin to depend upon one another and become interdependent. This form of social cohesion was a concept that he termed ________.


  2. dramaturgyAn approach to social interaction in which social life is analyzed in terms of the stage is called ________.


  3. Erving GoffmanThe presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by ________.


  4. We occupy a status, we play a roleThe difference between status and role is that ________.


  5. The ability to take the role of anotherOf the following traits and abilities, which one would George Herbert Mead consider MOST essential for an individual to be a full-fledged member of society?


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