SYG2000 - 2nd Quiz.txt

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  1. Deviance is behavior that:
    A) always violates the laws of society.
    B) violates the standards of conduct or expectations of a group of society
    C) as always caused by anomie
    D) is always illegal
    B) violates the standards of conduct or expectations of a group of society
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Techniques and strategies for preventing deviant behavior are called:
    A) deviance
    B) rehabilitation
    C) social control
    D) culture lag
    C) social control
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Wearing a specific kind of clothing in order to "fit in" with your peers is an example of:
    Conformity
  4. Sanctions are:
    Penalties and rewards for conduct concerning a social norm.
  5. An innovator is a social deviant who has:
    A) abandoned the goals of society but compulsively complies with its rules.
    B) withdrawn from society
    C) accepted society's goals but pursues them in a way regarded as improper.
    D) none of above
    D) none of above
  6. Public deviance which carries with it a social sigma is called:
    A) primary deviance
    B) tertiary deviance
    C) secondary deviance
    D) sexual deviance
    C) secondary deviance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. According to the structural strain theory of deviance, anarchists would be considered
    A) innovators
    B) ritualists
    C) retreatists
    D) rebels
    D) rebels
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Those who "drop out" of mainstream society in order to live on the streets would be considered:
    Retreatists
  9. Studying deviance in terms of who has the power to define a society's norms, rather than why people do or don't act deviant, is characteristic of which theory?
    A) differential association theory
    B) anomie theory
    C) labeling theory
    D) control theory
    C) labeling theory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Bob's friends are "academic types"- Bob follows them and goes to college. Steve's friends are criminals- Steve follows them and go to Prison. Which explanation of deviant behavior is best illustrated by this example?
    A) differential association theory
    B) sociobiological theory
    C) structural strain theory
    D) labeling theory
    A) differential association theory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Fraud and embezzlement are considered
    A) blue collar crimes
    B) white collar crimes
    C) pink collar crimes
    D) dog collar crimes
    B) white collar crimes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. More than any other factor, the social class system in the US is usually based upon :
    A) location of residence
    B) economics
    C) cultural tastes
    D) political affiliation
    B) economics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which occupation is considered the most prestigious:
    A) waitress
    B) librarian
    C) prostitute
    D) psychiatrist
    D) psychiatrist
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Going professionally from being a nurse's aide to being a Registered nurse is an example of:
    A) horizontal mobility
    B) intergenerational mobility
    C) ascribed mobility
    D) intragenerational mobility
    D) intragenerational mobility
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. According to Karl Marx the primary struggle in society occurs between:
    Social classes that clash in pursuit of their own class interests.
  16. People who have to work for others to earn a living are called:
    A) the independently wealthy
    B) the proletariat
    C) the bourgeoise
    D) the petit-bourgeoise
    B) the proletariat
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which two groups comprise the largest percentage of the total population of poor people in the US?
    Blacks and Hispanics
  18. Workers getting together to protest for a more fair economic system exemplifies
    Class consciousness
  19. Compared to other countries of a similar level of development, the US has:
    A less equitable contribution of wealth
  20. Money sent back to relatives in poorer country is called
    Remittances
  21. World systems theory divides the nations of the world into:
    Core, semi-periphery, periphery
  22. When a country has achieved political but not cultural independence from a colonial power, it is called:
    Neo-imperialism
  23. The assumption that all countries must go through a similar process of development in order to become modernized is. characteristic of which theory of international development
    Modernization theory
  24. Which latin american country is considered first world ?
    Chile
  25. Countries corresponding to :
    Core, semi-periphery,periphery
    Australia, Panama,Combolia

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