Sociology and Correct Answer

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  • Topic: Sociology, Institution, Microsociology
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 Question 1
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| Which of the following is an example of an application of midrange theory?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    analyzing how a shopkeeper interacts with customers| Correct Answer:|    exploring the role of churches in rural areas| Response Feedback: | Feedback:  Recall that midrange theory attempts to predict how certain social institutions tend to function.|

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 Question 2
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| Justin decides to conduct research for a class project by recording and assessing how people choose where to sit on a public bus. Which type of sociology is this?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    microsociology|

Correct Answer:|    microsociology|
Response Feedback: | Feedback:  Recall that microsociology seeks to understand local interactional contexts and focuses on face-to-face encounters|
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 Question 3
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| Which of the following is an example of a social institution?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    all of the above|
Correct Answer:|    all of the above|
Response Feedback: | Feedback:  Social institutions do not have to be established by any particular organization or group and do not necessarily have physical locations.|
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 Question 4
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| Which of the “founding fathers” of sociology put forth the idea that sociologists should examine social behavior from the perspective of those engaging in the behavior?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Émile Durkheim|

Correct Answer:|    Max Weber|
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 Question 5
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| Sociology is the study of _____.Answer | | | |
| Selected Answer:|    human society|
Correct Answer:|    all of the above|
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 Question 6
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| Which of the following describes a difference between sociology and psychology?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Sociology focuses on social structures and group interactions, while psychology focuses on the urges, instincts, and mind of the individual.| Correct Answer:|    Sociology focuses on social structures and group interactions, while psychology focuses on the urges, instincts, and mind of the individual.|

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 Question 7
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| Sociology is distinct from other academic disciplines in its attempt to _____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    detect patterns in how different societies handle or respond to similar phenomena| Correct Answer:|    detect patterns in how different societies handle or respond to similar phenomena|

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 Question 8
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| Examining the interactions between people with a focus on how the people talk, dress, and use body language is an example of which theory?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    symbolic interactionism|

Correct Answer:|    symbolic interactionism|
Response Feedback: | Feedback:  Symbolic interactionism is a micro-level approach that focuses on how face-to-face interactions create the social world.|
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 Question 9
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| The examination of everyday human social interactions on a small scale describes _____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    microsociology|
Correct Answer:|    microsociology|
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 Question 10
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| Social identity is _____.Answer | | | |
| Selected Answer:|    a way that individuals define themselves in relation to groups they are a part of or groups they choose not to be a part of| Correct Answer:|    a way that individuals define themselves in relation to groups they are a part of or groups they choose not to be a part of|

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 Question 11
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| Paradoxically, using our sociological imagination helps us _____.Answer | |...
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