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Question 1 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a
Question 1 options:
division of labor
Question 2 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
What is the difference between a primary group and a
Question 2 options:
a) A primary
group is small, consisting of emotional face-to-face relationships; a secondary
group is larger and more impersonal.
b) A primary
group is small and impersonal; a secondary group is large and consists of
c) A primary
group is large and impersonal; a secondary group is small, consisting of
emotional, face-to-face relationships.
d) A primary
group is large and impersonal; a secondary group is small and purely
instrumental in function.
Question 3 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
What is the first agent of socialization in a person’s life?
Question 3 options:
a) the law
Question 4 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
Sometimes a bureaucracy no longer can fulfill the goals that
were initially intended. This is referred to as
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Question 5 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
An instrumental leader:
Question 5 options:
a) Refers to
the main focus or goal of the leader.
gender roles in the name of the feminist movement.
goal-oriented and largely concerned with accomplishing set tasks.
emotional strength and health, ensuring that people feel supported.
Question 6 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
When Michael starts high school, he joins the basketball
team. He begins to look to his teammate friends for cues on how to behave at
dances, in the hallways, and even in the classroom. Michael’s basketball team
is serving as Michael’s ____________.
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Question 7 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
George Herbert Mead referred to the common behavioral
expectations of society as the
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of the situation
Question 8 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
The term deviance can be defined as:
Question 8 options:
regulation and enforcement of norms.
violation of established contextual, cultural, or social norms, whether
folkways, mores, or codified law.
reward for the violation of norms.
d) The act
of notifying authorities when criminal acts are occurring.
Question 9 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
Functionalist Émile Durkheim believed that deviance within
Question 9 options:
it encourages disruptive behavior.
it encourages the population to rebel.
deviance within society is largely ignored
it challenges people’s views and upholds social norms in ways that help
Question 10 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
Which of the following is a key feature of Strain Theory?
Question 10 options:
asserts that motivation and personal responsibility are the key factors in
living a healthy lifestyle.
b) It argues
that morality is based on wealth.
addresses the relationship between having socially acceptable goals and having
no socially acceptable means to reach those goals.
d) It states
individuals learn deviant behavior from those close to them who provide models
of and opportunities for deviance.
Question 11 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
In first grade, John is unfairly singled out by his teacher
for bad behavior, partly because his older brothers had behavioral problems
themselves. Throughout grade school, John gains a reputation as a “problem”
child. John eventually drops out of school, thinking he was born to fail
anyway. Which school of thought best fits John’s experience?
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Question 12 (Mandatory) (0.25 points)
Which theorist studied the power elite and the influence
they had over society?
Question 12 options:
a) C. Wright
b) Karl Marx