World Culture

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Marx and Engels argued that classes arose when a certain group—a landowner or boss—gained control of:

  1. a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 2

  1. According to Philippe Bourgois, poverty and marginalization of lower-class residents of cities has resulted in an "inner-city street culture." This subculture is:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 3

  1. The process of “outsourcing” means that jobs are:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 4

  1. Brazilian grape farmers hired women as pickers because they could pay them a lower wage by defining them as “unskilled.”

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Question 5

  1. Describing menstruation as “failed reproduction” is an example of how gender stratification is embedded in American English.

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Question 6

  1. According to Karl Marx, that portion of one’s wage that goes to profit is called:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 7

  1. Francis Galton, founder of modern statistics, argued that “genius” is:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 8

  1. A person’s intelligence is a product of many factors and varies throughout a lifetime.

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Question 9

  1. High school students in the United States tend to focus their attention on personal status because they lack agency in their own lives.

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Question 10

  1. According to Marxist theory, whose interests are served by promoting the ideology of class?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 11

  1. In Murray Milner’s study of high school social groups, which of the following was NOT used as a symbolic identity marker?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 12

  1. A Gini coefficient score of "0" for a country indicates what?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 13

  1. According to Thomas Belmonte, social stratification is NOT inevitable because
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 14

  1. What Hutterite activity occurs every fifteen years and provides communities with a constant goal?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 15

  1. In The Flats, described by Carol B. Stack, the conditions of poverty forced people into nuclear families rather than kinship and friendship networks.

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Question 16

  1. According to Paul Willis, all EXCEPT which of the following are reason why socio-economic class tends to reproduce itself from generation to generation in industrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 17

  1. In their work The Bell Curve, Herrnstein and Murray assumed that intelligence:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 18

  1. Which of these well-known scientists used human skulls in an effort to prove that northern Europeans were socially and biologically superior to other groups of people?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 19

  1. According to Stephen Jay Gould, what key fact, ignored by Morton, skewered the reliability of his claims about race, skulls, and brain size?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 20

  1. Among the Hutterites, inappropriate behavior is punished through the decisions of a panel of male elders.

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Question 21

  1. According to Jean and John Comaroff, the current “crisis of masculinity” is largely limited to highly industrialized societies.

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Question 22

  1. All societies use the same criteria to differentiate people into various status levels.

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Question 23

  1. The Hutterites are strongly egalitarian but they:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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Question 24

  1. In most societies access to wealth and social privileges is determined mainly by a person’s social and class status.

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Question 25

  1. A Hindu person’s caste status in India is:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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