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Sociology Ch. 2 Test Questions

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Of all the world's countries, the United States is the most
multicultural
Ideas created by members of a society are part of
nonmaterial culture
Sociologists define a symbol as
anything that has meaning to people who share a culture
U.S. culture holds a strong belief in
individuality
Cheating on a final examination is an example of violating campus
mores
Which of the following is a description of ethnocentrism?
judging another culture using the standards of your own culture
"Subculture" refers to
cultural patterns that set apart a segment of a society's population
Which region of the United States has the largest share of people who speak a language other than English at home?
the Southwest
In human history, the "dawn of civilization" took place with the development of
agriculture
Which theoretical approach focuses on the link between culture and social inequality?
the social-conflict approach