Ch 3 Quiz
Topics: Sociology, Culture / Pages: 7 (864 words) / Published: Nov 9th, 2014

1.
Invention is
A) the process of making known or sharing the existence of an aspect of reality.
B) the process of introducing new elements into a culture.
C) the process by which a cultural item is spread from group to group or society to society.
D) the combination of existing cultural items into a form that did not previously exist.
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2.
A law is
A) none of these
B) governmental social control.
C) a norm governing everyday social behavior, the violation of which raises comparatively little concern.
D) an informal norm that is deemed highly necessary to the welfare of a society.
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3.
Collective conceptions of what is considered good, desirable, and proper, as well bad, undesirable, and improper, are known as
A) mores.
B) folkways.
C) sanctions.
D) values.
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4.
In American society, we often formalize norms into
A) folkways.
B) laws.
C) values.
D) mores.
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5.
Norms that are generally understood but not precisely recorded are known as
A) informal norms.
B) mores.
C) formal norms.
D) sanctions.
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6.
Which example does Schaefer use to illustrate the rapid globalization of culture?
A) Starbucks in Asia
B) discovery of DNA
C) military forces
D) Coca-Cola factories
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7.
A subculture is
A) a large number of people who live in the same territory, are relatively independent of people outside it, and participate in a common culture.
B) specialized language that is used by members of a group.
C) a segment of society that shares a distinctive pattern of mores, folkways, and values that differs from the larger group.
D) the totality of learned, socially transmitted behavior.
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