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* Question 1
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| Why is ideology more effective than force as a means to maintain stratification?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    Ideology appeals to reason, and people naturally prefer reason over coercion.| Correct Answer:|    Coercion is ineffective because it breeds hostility and nourishes rebellion.|

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* Question 2
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| What is the ideology supporting the concept that a society's ruler is God's direct representative on earth to administer justice and punish evil doers?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    the divine right of kings|

Correct Answer:|    the divine right of kings|
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* Question 3
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| What name is given to the association of wealthy and powerful nations that meets regularly to discuss global issues and determine world economic policy?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    the Group of Eight|

Correct Answer:|    the Group of Eight|
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* Question 4
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| Mahashury is a member of the Vaishya caste. In view of this, which of the following occupations or positions does she hold in her community?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    She is a trader who brings silk and fine cloth to New Delhi to sell to the wealthy.| Correct Answer:|    She is a trader who brings silk and fine cloth to New Delhi to sell to the wealthy.|

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* Question 5
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| What name describes companies that operate across many national boundaries which helps the Most Industrialized Nations maintain global dominance?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    multinational corporations|

Correct Answer:|    multinational corporations|
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* Question 6
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| What is the explanation of global stratification that includes core nations, semiperiphery nations, periphery nations, and external areas?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    world system theory|

Correct Answer:|    world system theory|
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* Question 7
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| Who was the American sociologist who studied race relations in the post-Civil War South and characterized the entire white South as "an armed camp to keep Negroes in slavery and to kill the black rebel"?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    W. E. B. DuBois|

Correct Answer:|    W. E. B. DuBois|
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* Question 8
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| Workers in the maquiladoras along the United States and Mexican border make $10 a day which is only a fraction of what American workers were paid to do the same work. Why is it unlikely, however, that the Mexican workers will go on strike to demand better wages?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    Workers in other nations are eager to do the work for only a dollar or two a day.| Correct Answer:|    Workers in other nations are eager to do the work for only a dollar or two a day.|

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* Question 9
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| What classification of nations contains 16 percent of the world's population, 31 percent of the world's land, and are concentrated in the northern hemisphere?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    Most Industrialized Nations|

Correct Answer:|    Most Industrialized Nations|
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* Question 10
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| In Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates what is the unique status for which young boys are enslaved?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    To perform work in small places such as attics and wells.| Correct Answer:|    To serve as jockeys in camel races.|

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* Question 11
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| Which statement best summarizes what Karl Marx predicted regarding the differences in social classes within a society?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:|    Workers will revolt when they overcome the class consciousness...
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