Week 1 Quiz 1

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SOC101: Introduction to Sociology (GSP1224C) quiz 1
1. A city councilman broke the law by taking money from a company who was then awarded a city contract, and was then forced to resign. Which term best explains his behavior?

Role strain
Role confusion
Correct Answer:* Role conflict
Folkway
Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in Chapter One of Introduction to Sociology.

2. What is the main difference between parametric and nonparametric statistics?

Correct Answer:* Parametric statistics generalize information from samples about populations The population is known in nonparametric sampling distributions Nonparametric statistics are stronger measures

None of the above is true
Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in Chapter One of Introduction to Sociology.

3. Which theory believes that society works best when social change is encouraged? Structural Functionalism Correct Answer:* Conflict Theory

Symbolic Interactionsim
Postmodern theory
Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in Chapter One of Introduction to Sociology.

4. Incest can be best described as breaking a

Folkway
More
Law
Correct Answer:*B and C

Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in Chapter One of Introduction to Sociology.

5. What kind of survey question is the following: “Do you like summer and going to the beach and hiking in the mountains?”
Correct Answer:*A double-barreled question that is hard to answer A clearly easy to answer question
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