Introduction of Sociology

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| Introduction of Sociology Because of their training and expertise, sociologists often stress their personal values in their research.| | | True|
| False|
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| Because of her outstanding and effective efforts at social reform as demonstrated in her work as co-founder of Hull House, ________ was a co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.| | | | | | | | Elsie Clews Parsons|

| | Jane Addams|
| | Alice Hamilton|
| | Charlotte Perkins Gilman|
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| Jean Piaget's use of the term "operational" is most aligned with the concept of ________.| | | | | | | | reasoning skills|
| | social skills|
| | language skills|
| | motor skills|
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| Which of the following groups would NOT be an example of a counterculture?| | | | | | | | members of an organization advocating the legalization of prostitution| | | a gang operating in the San Quentin prison|

| | the members of an outlaw motorcycle club|
| | Chicago Cub fans|
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| According to Max Weber, the "sign" Calvinists looked for as an indication they were saved was their successful investment in capital.| | | | | | | True|
| False|
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| In what three states do 75 percent of the Old Order Amish live?| | | | | | | | Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia|
| | Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia|
| | Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin|
| | Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana|
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| C. Wright Mills urged American sociologists to concentrate on social reform, developing the concept of the power elite to illustrate how top leaders of business, politics, and the military were an imminent threat to American freedom.| | | | | | | True|

| False|
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| The first goal of each scientific discipline is to ________.| | | | | | | | make generalizations why things happen|
| | explain why something happens|
| | predict what will happen in the future|
| | look for patterns when things happen|
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| Cindy is interested in how the movement of Maytag production plants and other industries from the Midwest to Mexico has changed the lives of the tens of thousands of American workers laid off as well as the effect it has had on the communities in which they live. Cindy is conducting a ________ analysis.| | | | | | | | micro level|

| | meso level|
| | macro level|
| | transactional|
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| The notion that the mass media represents the varied interests of many groups would reflect a position consistent with ________ theory.| | | | | | | | functionalist|
| | exchange|
| | conflict|
| | symbolic interactionist|
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| When the Mormons first established their settlement in Utah they would be classified a counterculture because of their belief in polygyny.| | | | | | | True|
| False|
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| Figure 1.3 Comparing Basic and Applied Sociology

Elliot is a systems analyst for the Department of Health. In his position he evaluates the effectiveness of health care programs in rural communities. Based on Figure 1.3 on page 21 "Comparing Basic and Applied Sociology", which description best fits Elliot's role as a sociologist?| | | | | | | | Elliot would best be classified as a dedicated applied sociologist.| | | Elliot shares traits of both basic and applied sociologists but leans more towards the applied model.| | | Elliot shares traits of both...
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