Posted: January 25th, 2023

SOC 203 Quiz 1

Durkheim maintained that social institutions have an obligation to eradicate _________________. (Points : 1)

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      [removed] internal inequality
      [removed] external inequality
      [removed] manifest dysfunctions
      [removed] late dysfunctions


Question 2.2. Which sociological theorist developed the concept of strain, which affected individuals’ life chances? (Points : 1)

      [removed] Emile Durkheim
      [removed] Jane Addams
      [removed] Robert Merton
      [removed] George Herbert Mead


Question 3.3. Which of the following is NOT considered constitutive of a social problem (rather than an individual problem)? (Points : 1)

      [removed] It is a challenge to those in power.
      [removed] It violates society’s values.
      [removed] It falls outside a pattern.
      [removed] It could be solved through changes in society.


Question 4.4. Supply-side economics, also known as trickle-down economics, provides tax breaks to ____________________________. (Points : 1)

      [removed] students
      [removed] unionized workers
      [removed] shareholders
      [removed] corporations


Question 5.5. Which system did Marx promote as society’s most influential institution? (Points : 1)

      [removed] The economy
      [removed] The church
      [removed] Education
      [removed] Communism


Question 6.6. Who are the two sociologists working to relocate homeless populations from urban centers to areas near public transportation and social services? (Points : 1)

      [removed] Emile Durkheim and James Wright
      [removed] James Wright and Hilda Solis
      [removed] Hilda Solis and Ruth Milkman
      [removed] Ruth Milkman and James Wright


Question 7.7. What are the five key social institutions that impact society? (Points : 1)

      [removed] Economy, government, religion, education, and public health
      [removed] Education, religion, government, public health, and race
      [removed] Equal rights, religion, education, economy, and family
      [removed] Family, religion, education, government, and the economy


Question 8.8. Which step of the scientific method of studying social problems concerns how sociologists will collect data? (Points : 1)

      [removed] Mode
      [removed] Methodology
      [removed] Analysis
      [removed] Research method


Question 9.9. Which sociological perspective believes that poverty has its positive effects for the economy and class hierarchy? (Points : 1)

      [removed] Functionalist
      [removed] Conflict
      [removed] Race-centered
      [removed] Feminist


Question 10.10. Reinvestment measures described by the supply-side economics theory proved effective in strengthening America’s working conditions. (Points : 1)

      [removed] True 
      [removed] False 


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