Ch.5 Mult. Choice

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Chapter 5: Power & Social Class
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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.
    D. manufacturing sector and education system.
    A. economic system.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The theory that inequality is necessary to ensure that people will work harder at jobs that require greater skill is known as:

    A. conflict theory.
    B. institution theory.
    C. functional theory.
    D. structural theory.
    C. functional theory.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The theory that inequality is imposed on society by those who stand to gain something is known as:

    A. class mobility.
    B. upward mobility.
    C. social mobility.
    D. conflict theory.
    D. conflict theory.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Which of the following is a principal objective criteria of social class?

    A. all of these choices
    B. income
    C. education
    D. occupation
    A. all of these choices
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. high standard of living.
    B. high level of education.
    C. large middle class.
    D. widespread belief in the system.
    B. high level of education.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. When individuals perform distinct, assigned functions, there is:

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

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

    A. manifest functions.
    B. systemic functions.
    C. dysfunctions.
    D. latent functions.
    D. latent functions.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following is not a characteristic trait of a postmodern society?

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

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

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

    A. social mobility
    B. class mobility
    C. upward mobility
    D. cultural mobility
    A. social mobility
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. The undesirable by-products of relations or institutions are called

    A. systemic functions
    B. dysfunctions
    C. manifest functions
    D. lanent functions
    B. dysfunctions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. When referring to poor agrarian societies, social scientists usually use the term:

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

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

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

    A. Singapore
    B. Taiwan
    C. North Korea
    D. Hong Kong
    C. North Korea
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. corporate elites
    C. political elites
    D. educational elites
    D. educational elites
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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