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Sociology Practice Exam

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RITUALISTS Gives up cultural goals but follows the prescribed norms.
CULTURE DEVIANCE THEORY A theory by Shaw and McKay, which concludes that
socioeconomic status correlated to race and ethnicity resulted in a higher crime rate.
**In order to fit into their new society, however, members must give up some of their original
traditions. This process is called ______________.
Select one:
a. assimilation
b. cultural diversity
c. deviance
d. multiculturalism
POWER ELITE states that the rules of society are stacked in favor of a privileged few who
manipulate them to stay on top.
PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY States that the unconscious mind shapes the behavior of a
person.
SOCIAL CONTROL The regulation and enforcement of norms to maintain social order.
**SCHOOL Dominant tools for socialization which help children acquire new language,
values, and behaviors from what they read, see, and hear.
THEORY OF THE SOCIAL SELF - States that self emerges from social interactions.
The way a person reacts to health and illness is an attitude and perception that involve all other
cultural components.
Select one:
True
False
What do you call a culture within the dominant culture?
Select one:
a. none of these
b. culture diversity

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c. miniculture
d. subculture
STREET CRIME an offense committed by ordinary people against other people or
organizations, usually in public places.
PEERS **- An agent of socialization that influences beliefs about sexuality, including the likelihood of
tolerance for gay and lesbian sexuality.
Role models and mentors remain basically the same among cultures.
Select one:
True
False
*introduces the person to the expectations of society. They orient us with the necessary experiences
so that the child develops self-sense.
**EDUCATION The process by which children and adults learn from others skills, knowledge,
norms and values of their society.
THEORY OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT States that moral development is a continual process
that occurs throughout our lifespan.
CRIME A behavior that violates official law and is punishable through formal sanctions.
THEORY OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT * Socialization happes in different stages of mind
development--from infancy to adolescence or adulthood.
**What are values?
Select one:
a. Morals or standards that are accepted in a culture

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RITUALISTS Gives up cultural goals but follows the prescribed norms. CULTURE DEVIANCE THEORY A theory by Shaw and McKay, which concludes that socioeconomic status correlated to race and ethnicity resulted in a higher crime rate. **In order to fit into their new society, however, members must give up some of their original traditions. This process is called ______________. Select one: a. assimilation b. cultural diversity c. deviance d. multiculturalism POWER ELITE states that the rules of society are stacked in favor of a privileged few who manipulate them to stay on top. PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY States that the unconscious mind shapes the behavior of a person. SOCIAL CONTROL The regulation and enforcement of norms to maintain social order. **SCHOOL Dominant tools for socialization which help children acquire new language, values, and behaviors from what they read, see, and hear. THEORY OF THE SOCIAL SELF - States that self emerges from social interactions. The way a person reacts to health and illness is an attitude and perception that involve all other cultural components. Select one: True False What do you call a culture within the dominant culture? Select one: a. none of the ...
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