Ch. 4 Mult. Choice

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Chapter 4: Power & Culture
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  1. Functions of power in society DO NOT include:

    A. ensuring international peace.
    B. conducting warfare.
    C. organizing and directing community enterprises.
    D. maintaining internal peace.
    A. ensuring international peace.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Family is:

    A. the base power structure in most societies.
    B. variable defined from culture to culture.
    C. traditionally defined as a residential kin group.
    D. traditionally defined as a residential kin group and the base power structure in most societies.
    C.traditionally defined as a residential kin group and the base power structure in most societies.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Culture is:

    A. all of the ways of life common to a society.
    B. the process by which family traditions are communicated to successive generations.
    C. variations in ways of life in a society.
    D. descriptions of commonly shared values, beliefs, pictures, and behaviors in a society.
    A.all of the ways of life common to a society.
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  4. Anything that communicates meaning, including language, art, and music are known as:

    A. symbols.
    B. religion.
    C. values.
    D. beliefs.
    A. symbols.
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  5. Shared ideas about what is good and valuable are known as:

    A. beliefs.
    B. symbols.
    C. values.
    D. religion.
    C. values.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Shared ideas about what is true are known as:

    A. religion.
    B. beliefs.
    C. symbols.
    D. values.
    B. beliefs.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. A set of beliefs and practices pertaining to supernatural powers and the origins and meaning of life are known as:

    A. religion.
    B. symbols.
    C. values.
    D. beliefs.
    A. religion.
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  8. Folkways are:

    A. songs handed down from generation to generation.
    B. shared rules and expectations in a society.
    C. trivial norms that guide actions.
    D. rewards and punishments.
    C.trivial norms that guide actions.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Shared rules and expectations about behavior are known as:

    A. folkways.
    B. artifacts.
    C. sanctions.
    D. norms.
    D. norms.
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  10. Rewards and punishments bestowed for conforming expected behaviors are called:

    A. values.
    B. artifacts.
    C. sanctions.
    D. norms.
    C. sanctions.
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  11. The concept of culture would be studied MOST by which social science discipline?

    A. psychology
    B. anthropology
    C. political science
    D. history
    B. anthropology
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  12. All the ways of life common to a society is called:

    A. subculture
    B. culture
    C. multiculturalism
    D. symbolic culture
    B. culture
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  13. Trivial norms that guide actions are known as

    A. sanctions
    B. folkways
    C. norms
    D. artifacts
    B. folkways
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  14. All of the following represent types of political systems EXPECT:

    A. chiefdoms
    B. tribes
    C. subculture
    D. bands
    C. subculture
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  15. Judging other cultures in terms of one's own is:

    A. structuralsim
    B. functionalism
    C. cultural relativity
    D. ethnocentrism
    D. ethnocentrism
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  16. Uncritical acceptance of customs, practices, and institutions of other cultures is:

    A. structuralsim
    B. functionalism
    C. cultural relativity
    D. ethnocentrism
    C. cultural relativity
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  17. The family in which the father is the dominant authority is:

    A. patrilocal
    B. patrilineal
    C. matrilocal
    D. matrilineal
    A. patrilocal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. The __________ assumes many of the functions of the family in an industrial society.

    A. society
    B. government
    C. elite
    D. culture
    B. government
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  19. The holiest city in the Islamic faith is

    A. Mecca
    B. Tehran
    C. Medina
    D. Jerusalem
    A. Mecca
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  20. In the U.S. households with children, the most common model today is

    A. father only, plus children
    B. two parent, plus children
    C. in-laws, plus children
    D. mother only, plus children
    B. two parent, plus children
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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