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Multiple Choice

For each question, choose the single best answer.

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following perspectives is most appropriately viewed from the microsociological level of analysis?

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Question 2.
The typical patterns of a group, such as its usual relationships between men and women and students and teachers are referred to as ______________.

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Question 3.
A status one earns is called a _______.

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Question 4.
Bumper stickers such as "Proud parent of an honor student at Smallville Middle School" and "Warning: This driver convicted of DUI" are together, best described as _____________.

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Question 5.
A position in society someone holds that cuts across all other statuses they hold, such as being a high ranking officer in the military, a college president, or convicted felon is referred to as their ___________.

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Question 6.
Social __________ are the organized ways that each society develops to meet its basic needs.

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Question 7.
Basic needs a society must meet in order to survive that include replacement of members, preserving order, and socializing new members are referred to as ____________.

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Question 8.
Feminist theorists have used the __________ perspective to gain insight into how social institutions affect gender relations.

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Question 9.
According to Durkheim, when a society increases in size, its division of labor becomes more specialized. People begin to depend on one another and become interdependent. This form of social cohesion he termed __________.

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Question 10.
An "intimate community" in which members perform similar tasks and develop a feeling of shared consciousness, such as the Amish, would be classified as a/an ____________ society.

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Question 11.
The interaction distance zone used for more formal interactions is ____________ distance.

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Question 12.
The presentation of self in everyday life, also referred to as dramaturgy, was developed by ____________.

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Question 13.
In communicating information about ourselves we use the social setting, our appearance, and our manner. Goffman would refer to these as ____________.

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Question 14.
Ethnomethodologists study deeply embedded ___________ that individuals hold to better understand how people come to an understanding of how the world works.

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Question 15.
According to the Thomas Theorem, our understanding of reality ______________.

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