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Socy 1001 - Introduction to Sociology
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SOCY1001 Spring 2011 Practice Test Exam 4 new chapters Chapter 10 Social Class 1 The commonly used poverty line measure of poverty used by the federal government is used to measure which type of poverty A relative poverty B absolute poverty D estate poverty C elementary poverty E conscious poverty 2 An 83 year old woman is placed at a small table in a dark corner of a trendy nightclub and is ignored by the staff Her shoddy treatment is probably due to her age which is a an status A ascribed B achieved D anomie C horizontal E caste 3 Social stratification comes in many forms The is generally associated with Hinduism in India and other countries A caste system B class system D estate system C feudal system E slavery system 4 In the U S which social class contains the smallest portion of the population A lower class B lower middle class D upper class C working class E the U S doesn t have a class system 5 Every evening at a neighborhood bar the clientele which consists of construction workers plumbers and factory workers watches sports events on the big screen television set and plays pool In terms of Weber s theory on social class the people who hang out in this bar are an example of a A status group B power group D caste C class E estate group Chapter 11 Global Inequality 6 According to the text which of the following forces is partly responsible for the domination of the world marketplace by a few nations A the legacy of colonialism D all of the above B the advent of multinational corporations E none of the above C globalization 7 The process by which a society moves from traditional or less developed institutions to those characteristic of more developed societies is called A world systems analysis C reconstructionism B a new social movement D modernization 8 South Korea does not belong to the group of countries which dominant the world s economic and political arena although neither is it a poor developing nation According to world systems analysis South Korea belongs to the A periphery C semi periphery B core D super periphery 9 In the weeks immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11 2001 the far reaching economic repercussions began to affect businesses and workers worldwide This phenomenon can best be explained by A globalization D colonialism B urbanization E none of the above C modernization 10 The Witt textbook includes discussion of social mobility across the globe Based on this section which of the following is TRUE A In developing settings rural to urban migration always positively impacts women s social standing B Intergenerational mobility is pretty much the same across cultural settings C In large developing nations the most socially significant mobility is movement out of poverty D China s rapid growth has resulted in less income inequality underclass Open stratification system Estate system Horizontal mobility Intergenerational mobility Bourgeoisie Caste system esteem class consciousness Obedience example Law Control theory in broad terms Transnational crime Cultural transmission Differential association Labeling theory in broad terms Public identification of sex offenders Jane taps on the brakes to slow her car as she sees a police car parked on the road side Thomas lives in an impoverished neighborhood in inner city Atlanta where schools are poorly funded there are no jobs and generations of families have lived in poverty Our connection to other members of society leads us to conform to society s norms The illegal abduction of orphans after the Haiti earthquake Suzanne lives in an elite suburb of Atlanta Her father owns the local newspaper and largest TV station and Suzanne has attended exclusive private schools since she was five Jan quits her job as a Starbuck s barista to take a similar position at the Laughing Goat coffee shop Answers 1 B 2 A 3 A 4 D 5 A 6 D 7 D 8 C 9 A 10 C Labeling theory Public identification of sex offenders Obedience Jane taps on the brakes to slow her car as she sees a police car parked on the road side underclass Thomas lives in an impoverished neighborhood in inner city Atlanta where schools are poorly funded there are no jobs and generations of families have lived in poverty Control theory Our connection to other members of society leads us to conform to society s norms Transnational crime The illegal abduction of orphans after the Haiti earthquake Bourgeoise Suzanne lives in an elite suburb of Atlanta Her father owns the local newspaper and largest TV station and Suzanne has attended exclusive private schools since she was five Horizontal mobility Jan quits her job as a Starbuck s barista to take a similar position at the Laughing Goat coffee shop


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