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5 Matching questions

  1. Stereotypes are the assumptions we make that can become self-fulfilling prophecies.
  2. symbolic interactionism
  3. stereotyping
  4. True
  5. how we want others to perceive us
  1. a Believing that all football players are academically challenged, that all African Americans are great athletes, and that all women can cook well are examples of ________.
  2. b Which of the following statements BEST describes how stereotypes affect our interaction with others when we first meet?
  3. c Which sociological perspective is most closely linked to microsociology?
  4. d In the context of dramaturgy, impression management deals with ____________.
  5. e True or False Without language there can be no culture, no shared way of life.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. T or F: The sociological significance of social structure is that it guides our behavior.
  2. T or F:Roles are like fences - they allow a certain amount of freedom but that freedom does not go very far.
  3. Based on studies of isolated and institutionalized children, what is the key variable in acquiring the basic "human" traits we take for granted?
  4. 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 ________.
  5. Of 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?

5 True/False questions

  1. background assumptionsIn ethnomethodology, the ideas we take for granted that underlie our behavior and that we violate at our risk are called ________.


  2. These are examples of her ascribed statusJane is a 49-year-old woman of Irish-German descent. What do these characteristics have in common?


  3. dramaturgyT or F: In Piaget's model for children's development of reasoning skills, the term "reasoning skills" is synonymous with the term "operational" as it is used in the theory.


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


  5. TrueT or F: When Professor Jones is before his class lecturing, he has assumed the front stage, based on the terminology used in dramaturgy.