Ch.5 Mult. Choice

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  1. The most important bases of stratification in a modern industrial society are the various roles that individuals play in the:

    A. economic system.
    B. education system.
    C. manufacturing sector and education system.
    D. manufacturing sector.
    A. economic system.
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  2. The theory that inequality is necessary to ensure that people will work harder at jobs that require greater skill is known as:

    A. structural theory.
    B. institution theory.
    C. functional theory.
    D. conflict theory.
    C. functional theory.
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  3. The theory that inequality is imposed on society by those who stand to gain something is known as:

    A. class mobility.
    B. social mobility.
    C. upward mobility.
    D. conflict theory.
    D. conflict theory.
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  4. Which of the following is a principal objective criteria of social class?

    A. all of these choices
    B. occupation
    C. income
    D. education
    A. all of these choices
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  5. The largest of the four classes by percentage is:

    A. upper.
    B. working.
    C. middle.
    D. lower.
    C. middle.
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  6. All of the following are factors that reduce class conflict in the U.S. EXCEPT a:

    A. large middle class.
    B. high level of education.
    C. high standard of living.
    D. widespread belief in the system.
    B. high level of education.
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  7. When individuals perform distinct, assigned functions, there is:

    A. species separation.
    B. mechanical production.
    C. production separation.
    D. a division of labor.
    D. a division of labor.
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  8. The acknowledged and expected functions of societal relations or an institution are called:

    A. latent functions.
    B. manifest functions.
    C. systemic functions.
    D. dysfunctions.
    B. manifest functions.
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  9. The unrecognized or unanticipated functions of societal relations or an institution are called:

    A. latent functions.
    B. dysfunctions.
    C. manifest functions.
    D. systemic functions.
    A. latent functions.
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  10. Which of the following is not a characteristic trait of a postmodern society?

    A. An economy with high levels of information and service-related jobs.
    B. A large upper class.
    C. Increased globalization.
    D. An information explosion facilitated by the print and electronic media.
    B. A large upper class.
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  11. The social science discipline most likely to deal with stratification and class is

    A. political science
    B. sociology
    C. history
    D. psychology
    B. sociology
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  12. A category and ranking in the stratification system is known as

    A. classification
    B. social class
    C. social status
    D. stratification
    B. social class
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  13. People's movement on the scale of social classes is known as

    A. cultural mobility
    B. social mobility
    C. class mobility
    D. upward mobility
    B. social mobility
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  14. The undesirable by-products of relations or institutions are called

    A. manifest functions
    B. dysfunctions
    C. lanent functions
    D. systemic functions
    B. dysfunctions
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  15. When referring to poor agrarian societies, social scientists usually use the term:

    A. tribal
    B. tradtional
    C. less developed countries
    D. primitive
    C. less developed countries
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  16. The concept of a "power elite" as one that is drawn from the top corporate, governmental, and military institutions comes from:

    A. Mills
    B. Marx
    C. Dye
    D. Lock
    A. Mills
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  17. All of the following continents would have a majority of LDCs ( less developed countries) except:

    A. Asia
    B. Africa
    C. Sout America
    D. Europe
    D. Europe
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  18. Which of these would have the highest birth rate?

    A. United States
    B. Mexico
    C. Japan
    D. Sweden
    B. Mexico
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  19. Which of the following is NOT one of the so-called "4 Dragons" of Asia?

    A. Taiwan
    B. Hong Kong
    C. Singapore
    D. North Korea
    D. North Korea
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  20. C. Wright Mills said that power rests in three domains. Which was NOT one of the three domains of power?

    A. military elites
    B. political elites
    C. educational elites
    D. corporate elites
    C. educational elites
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