Chapter 1 SOSC

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  1. Which of the followinf is not true about power?
    A. It can rest on various resources
    B. It is used in the same fashion by all forms of governments
    C. It is unequally distributed
    D. It is a special form of influence
    B. It is used in the same fashion by all forms of governments
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. ___ is the mot holistic of the social sciences aince it studies all aspects of a society.
    A. Anthropology
    B. Political Science
    C. Sociology
    D. Economics
    A. Anthropology
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  3. Perhaps the most enduring structure of power in society is ___.
    A. Warfare
    B. Religon
    C. government
    D. Family
    D. Family
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  4. Behavioral psychologists study ___.
    A. the impact of subconscious feelings
    B. early childhood experiences
    C. the learning process
    D. human beings' innate potential for growth
    C. the learning process
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  5. Economic power involves the power to decide all of the following except ___.
    A. how fast the economy will grow
    B. what will be produced
    C. the prices of goods and services
    D. how to provide welfare benefits to individuals
    D. how to provide welfare benefits to individuals
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  6. ___ rationalizes and justify the exercise of power in society.
    A. Ideologies
    B. Dictators
    C. Elites
    D. Political Sciences
    A. Ideologies
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  7. This ideology calls for the evolutionary democratic replacement of the private enterprise system.
    A. fascism
    B. capitalism
    C. socialism
    D. totalitarianism
    C. socialism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. A problem of democratic government is protecting its citizens without violating ___.
    A. individual liberty
    B. social relationships
    C. authority
    D. racial equality
    A. individual liberty
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  9. ___ helps us understand how contemporary society developed into its present form.
    A. Anthropology
    B. Sociology
    C. Political Science
    D. History
    D. History
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  10. A significant statistical relationship is a ___.
    A. hypothesis
    B. correlation
    C. casual
    D. systematic
    B. correlation
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  11. Scientist develop ___ to explain facts or events.
    A. normative
    B. random
    C. theories
    D. significant
    C. theories
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  12. The name for a statement that scientists intend to test with data and evidence is a(n) ___.
    A. belief
    B. asserertion
    C. significant finding
    D. hypothesis
    D. hypothesis
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  13. "Most African-Americans vote Democratic" is an example of which of the following?
    A. scientific attitude
    B. universal statement
    C. probabilistic statement
    D. null hypothesis
    C. probabilistic statement
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  14. Which of the following is not a problem of survey research?
    A. changing opinions
    B. random opinions
    C. uninformed opinions
    D. weakly held opinoions
    B. random opinions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The scientific method represents all of the following except.
    A. an attempt to develop statements about how events or behavior might be related and then to carefully test their validity
    B. an attempt to develop a systematic body of theory
    C. a method that deals with what should be
    D. an attitude of doubt or skeptism
    C. a method that deals with what should be
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  16. Classical liberalism ___.
    A. motivated the writers of the U.S. Constitution
    B. included a belief in unlimited government
    C. meant rights were given to individuals by the government
    D. affirmed the inequality of humans
    A. motivated the writers of the U.S. Constitution
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  17. Liberals most often describe their opponents as ___ on political matters.
    A. left-wing radicals
    B. extremists
    C. knee jerks
    D. bleeding hearts
    B. extremists
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Which of the following is not a function of ideology?
    A. to motivate people to social and political action
    B. to describe human character and society
    C. to provide standards of right and wrong
    D. to reward individual creativity
    D. to reward individual creativity
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  19. Classical liberalism as political ideology is closely related to ___ as an economic ideology.
    A. socialism
    B. feudalism
    C. capitalism
    D. communism
    C. capitalism
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  20. Which of the following is not tenet of neo-conservatism?
    A. anti-communism
    B. isolationism
    C. hawkism
    D. tradition
    C. hawkism
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  21. __ added to the concept of an organice state with his idea of uniting race and nation.
    A. Mussolini
    B. Marx
    C. Hitler
    D. Mussolini
    C. Hitler
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  22. The murder of millions of Jews, gypsies, blacks, and homosexuals in Naz death camps is known as the ___.
    A. Diaspora
    B. Mein Kampf
    C. Holocaust
    D. Genocide Era
    C. Holocaust
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  23. Socialism and communism share the belief that ___.
    A. the free market system exploits the masses while provding an abundance of wealth for the priviledged few
    B. a dictorship of the proletariat is a necessary step in economic liberation of the masses
    C. democracy is inherently unfair
    D. the republican form of governement underrepresents minorities and women
    A. the free market system exploits the masses while provding an abundance of wealth for the priviledged few
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Capitalism's __ would, according to Karl Marx, lead inevitably to a proletarian revolution.
    A. cyclical depressions
    B. bloated markets
    C. internal contradictions
    D. class struggles
    C. internal contradictions
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  25. Today the system of government that always accompanies a free market is ___.
    A. democracy
    B. classical liberalism
    C. republicanism
    D. free trade
    A. democracy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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