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Sociology Quiz 1

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What two sociological perspectives are most linked to macrosociology?

A. symbolic interactionism and functionalism

B. functionalism and the conflict perspective

C. the conflict perspective and symbolic interactionism

D. symbolic interactionism and feminism

Question 2 of 251.0 Points
Which of the following perspectives is most appropriate for a research sociologist to use

A. microsociology

B. macrosociology

C. neither macro nor microsociology

D. both macro and microsociology depending on the situation

Question 3 of 251.0 Points
What are the three primary variables in determining one's social class?

A. race, sex, residence

B. income, education, occupational prestige

C. sex (male or female)

D. one's particular ethnic descent

Question 4 of 251.0 Points
Andrea is an aspiring associate editor for a major publisher. She is single but feels married to her work. Last year she received a $50,000 bonus for the excellent work she did in promoting new textbooks published by her employer. Based on this information, Andrea's ascribed status is ________ and her achieved status is ________.

A. female, married

B. bonus recipient, associate editor

C. married, bonus recipient

D. female, associate editor

Question 5 of 251.0 Points
The difference between status and role is that:

A. status identification is strictly enforced but roles are not

B. we occupy a status which is a social position but play a role which is a social expectation

C. status is voluntary and role is obligatory.

D. status determines social position while role is not significant

Question 6 of 251.0 Points
Which of the following groups is least qualified as a social institution?

A. neighborhood street gangs

B. religion

C. family

D. the military

Question 7 of 251.0 Points...