Soc 203 social problems week 1 quiz

SOC 203 Social Problems
Week 1 Quiz
 
Question 1     
What are the five key social institutions that impact society?
Economy, government, religion, education, and public health
Education, religion, government, public health, and race
Equal rights, religion, education, economy, and family
Family, religion, education, government, and the economy
 
Question 2     
According to the text, the difference between individual __________________ and a social problem depends on the societal condition reflected by the issue.
Responsibility
Capabilities
Violations
Deviance
 
 Question 3
Which step of the scientific method of studying social problems concerns how sociologists will collect data?
Mode
Methodology
Analysis
Research method
 
 Question 4    
Which sociological theorist developed the concept of strain, which affected individuals’ life chances?
 
Emile Durkheim
Jane Addams
Robert Merton
George Herbert Mead
 
 Question 5
Which of the following is NOT considered a defining factor of social stratification, according to the text?
Individualism
Wealth
Status
Power
 
Question 6
Which of the following is NOT considered constitutive of a social problem (rather than an individual problem)?
 It is a challenge to those in power.
 It violates society’s values.
 It falls outside a pattern.
 It could be solved through changes in society.
 
Question 7
The U.S. Census is an example of a qualitative method of analysis.
True
False
 
                                                                       
Question 8
Which social class lost much of its wealth as a result of the housing bubble and mortgage crisis?
The working poor
The 1%
The corporate CEOs
The middle class
 
 Question 9
According to the text, ALL BUT ONE of the following economy workforce shifts have benefitted employers at the expense of employees:
Labor unions
Deindustrialization
Automation
Globalization
 
Question 10
What type of sociologist stresses a commitment to positively impacting society through sociology?
Academic
Applied
Public
Scientific
 
                       

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