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5 Matching questions

  1. Social Dysfunctions
  2. Variable
  3. Science
  4. popular culture
  5. technology
  1. a Social structures sometimes have negative consequences for the operation of society as a whole. What is the term for these negative consequences?
  2. b A logical system that bases knowledge on direct systematic observation.
  3. c Cultural patterns that are widespread among a societies population are referred to as:
  4. d Imagine 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:
  5. e Gerhard Lenski claimed that which of the following has the greatest power to shape a society.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A statement of how and why specific facts are related is called a:
  2. Anything that carries meaning to people who sahre a culture.
  3. The term sociology was coined in 1838 by?
  4. Passing cultural patterns from one generation to another.
  5. Standards by which people who share culture define what is desireable, good and beautiful are called:

5 True/False questions

  1. Reliability (process of measurement)Whether repeating the measurement yields consistent results.


  2. SociologyWhich disipline defines itself as the systematic study of human society?


  3. Dependant VariableA theory states that increasing a person's formal education results in increased earnings over a lifetime period. In this theory higher education is the:


  4. nonmaterial cultureThe intangible world of ideas created by members of a society is referred to as:


  5. vary togetherTwo variables are said to display coorelation if: