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Multiple Choice

For each question, choose the single best answer.

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Gustave LeBon said people in a crowd had a tendency to feel, think, and act extraordinary which included a sense of anonymity, less accountability, and invincibility. LeBon referred to this condition as _____________.

 
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Question 2.
The term Robert Park used to describe the back and forth communication between members of a crowd during periods of unrest was ___________.

 
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Question 3.
The hypothesis that the likelihood of being involved in crowd behavior increases, the more we believe that others will approve is based on what Richard Berk terms __________.

 
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Question 4.
Turner and Killian contend that crowds have at least five types of participants. The ones who care little about the matter they label the ________.

 
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Question 5.
When the behavior of people in a crowd is focused on committing violence against people and/or property it is termed a __________.

 
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Question 6.
The background condition of urban riots is often:

 
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Question 7.
Rumors are more likely to be believed when the information:

 
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Question 8.
Sociologists who studied the panic following a fire at the Beverly Hills Supper Club found that the majority of those employed by the supper club did not panic but continued to help their customers or fight the fire. Sociologists use the term "__________" to describe the employees' actions.

 
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Question 9.
A "flash mob" is an example of what sociologists call a ____.

 
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Question 10.
The target of a redemptive social movement is the _________, and the goal is __________.

 
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Question 11.
Social movements that attempt to change the social order itself are called ___________ social movements.

 
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Question 12.
According to sociologists Alfred and Elizabeth Lee, there are seven basic techniques that are used by propagandists. One technique is to have candidates pose for photographers in jeans and a work shirt or having lunch at a fast-food restaurant. This is an example of the __________ strategy.

 
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Question 13.
Kornhauser contends people feel isolated and join social movements as a result. The theory he developed to explain this is called:

 
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Question 14.
According to __________ theory, people join social movements based on their evaluations of what they think they should have compared with what others have.

 
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Question 15.
A division of labor is set up in the ____________ stage of a social movement.

 
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