SOCI 200 Exam 3

SOCI 200 Exam 3 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. The Native American equivalent to the family is the band, which includes a number of related families who live in close proximity.
  2. What are stereotypes?
  3. Saying that a group, “breeds like rabbits” is an example of discrimination.
  4. What happens in melting pot assimilation?
  5. Race is a meaningful biological concept for physical anthropologists.
  6. Why are Asian Americans distinguished from the majority of Americans?
  7. Why are Jewish Americans distinguished from the majority of Americans?
  8. Which of the following is true regarding mass expulsion of a race?
  9. What is the largest identified ethnic group in the United States?
  10. Minorities such as Native Americans, African Americans, and Hispanic Americans suffer from low incomes, but nevertheless receive as much education as mainstream white Americans.
  11. The practice of systematically destroying a whole race _____.
  12. The Chinese have a history of being assimilated into American culture very rapidly.
  13. Stress among women who are housewives occurs more from lack of respect than from the nature of their work.
  14. What does the cross-cultural studies of gender differences show?
  15. In the United States what is the focus of the women’s movement?
  16. What do structural functionalists theorize?
  17. Which of the following is one major reason women earn less than men?
  18. What is one argument of conflict theorists?
  19. No-fault divorce has resulted in which of the following?
  20. Conflict theorists hold that the gender roles assigned by a society are functional for both men and women.
  21. Which of the following is true regarding sexual harassment?
  22. What do trends in the labor market show?
  23. What is found in families that give high status to housewives?
  24. Jobs in the secondary labor force are being moved to developing world countries where women work for low wages.
  25. Which of the following is the basis of marriage, according to the exchange theory?
  26. The functions of the family include socialization, reproduction, and sexual regulation.
  27. In which of the following instances does divorce occur most frequently?
  28. Living together, or cohabitation, has replaced marriage as a long-term way of having a permanent relationship.
  29. The belief that one of two marriages end in divorce reflects which fact?
  30. The smallest type of family is called the conjugal family.
  31. What is a married woman who does not expect to have children?
  32. Symbolic interactionists try to understand the family in which terms?
  33. When people choose mates, they try to get the best spouse in exchange for what they have to offer.
  34. Choice of marriage partner is regulated in the United States by norms of _____.
  35. Childbearing is a natural drive that in recent years has become more and more inhibited by social demands.
  36. Which of the following is true about the structure of families?
  37. A one-parent family is usually _____.
  38. Which of the following is true about people’s belief in supernatural powers?
  39. When churches flourish, cults flourish.
  40. Religion helps to reconcile the underprivileged to the hardships in their lives.
  41. How was the profane was defined by Durkheim?
  42. A persistent theme in American religion is _____.
  43. The religion with the most adherents worldwide is _____.
  44. Pentecostal religion is a well-established middle-class denomination.
  45. How was the sacred defined by Durkheim?
  46. The Mormon religion began as a sect.
  47. Sects have been an important form of the religious movement in the United States.
  48. All religions have sacred objects and beliefs, even when they have no organization.
  49. Teaching Darwinism in the public schools has been criticized by some religious groups for which of the following reasons?
  50. Which of the following is true about religious systems?

Other sets

  1. “A unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things” defines _____.
  2. A persistent theme in American religion is _____.
  3. According to conflict theory, which of the following applies?
  4. According to DeNavas‐Walt, Proctor, and Smith, more than _____ of women, who were heads of families with no husband present, have incomes below the poverty line.
  5. According to Durkheim, religious diversity increases as societies grow more _____.
  6. According to the functionalist perspective, what do the functions of the family include?
  7. All religions have sacred objects and beliefs, even when they have no organization.
  8. All the following statements are true, except which one?
  9. As a religion, what does totemism involve?
  10. Because comparable worth is fair, it will be enacted soon.
  11. Cashion’s review of research on female‐headed families concluded that the major problems stem from
  12. Childbearing is a natural drive that in recent years has become more and more inhibited by social demands.
  13. Complementary needs theory of mate selection based on the idea that people marry those who provide the maximum need gratification when needs tend to be complementary rather than similar.
  14. Cults are not religions because they lack community.
  15. Dual‐career marriages involve significant strains over role performance.
  16. Ethnicity is based on national origin, religion, and language.
  17. Gender roles in a society are related to its structure.
  18. Germany, Rwanda, Sudan, and the United States have all, at one time or another, encouraged genocide.
  19. How do prophets differ from priests?
  20. How was the sacred defined by Durkheim?
  21. How was the sacred defined by Durkheim?
  22. If a society is ethnically stratified, all except which of the following elements are present?
  23. In ______, the marriage rate reached an unprecedented and unsurpassed peak to this day.
  24. In dual‐career families, who is usually assigned household chores?
  25. In the Middle Ages, what was the status of the woman?
  26. In the United States what is the focus of the women’s movement?
  27. In the United States, the divorce rate goes up as the socioeconomic level goes down.
  28. Men in all societies are more assertive than women.
  29. Mexican Americans are noted for problems relating to the breakdown of the family.
  30. Often, what is the basis for women’s negative self‐perceptions?
  31. Pentecostal religion is a well‐established middle‐class denomination.
  32. Prejudice is an overt act of barring people from social institutions.
  33. Prejudice is, in part, sustained through stereotypes.
  34. Race is a meaningful biological concept for physical anthropologists.
  35. Religion can persuade people to accept inequities and social injustice.
  36. Religion develops out of group experiences.
  37. Religion in the United States is ______.
  38. Sacred things have a sacred quality recognized in all societies.
  39. Saying that a group, “breeds like rabbits” is an example of discrimination.
  40. Stress among women who are housewives occurs more from lack of respect than from the nature of their work.
  41. Structural functionalists maintain that the gender roles assigned by a society are functional to the society.
  42. Symbolic interactionists assert which of the following regarding marital adjustment?
  43. The Chinese have a history of being assimilated into American culture very rapidly.
  44. The developmental perspective on the family suggests which of the following?
  45. The functions of the family include socialization, reproduction, and sexual regulation.
  46. The notion that people marry those who can best meet their needs has not been supported by evidence.
  47. The practice of systematically destroying a whole race _____.
  48. The secularization of American society is most apparent in that fewer people _____.
  49. The smallest type of family is called the conjugal family.
  50. The split labor market causes fears about which of the following?
  51. The word ethnic is derived from the Greek word ethnikos, which translates to mean “nations” in English.
  52. To what does exploitation refer?
  53. To what does exploitation refer?
  54. What do beliefs center on in shamanism?
  55. What do structural functionalists believe about women?
  56. What do supporters of wages based on comparable worth demand?
  57. What does ecumenism mean?
  58. What does the cross‐cultural studies of gender differences show?
  59. What does the function of social placement mean?
  60. What does the term “career” describe?
  61. What generally occurs in hunting and gathering societies?
  62. What is a patrilocal family system?
  63. What is a patrilocal family system?
  64. What is institutional discrimination?
  65. What is institutional discrimination?
  66. What is one argument of conflict theorists?
  67. What is part of the reason women remain in low‐paying jobs?
  68. What is prejudice?
  69. What is the basis for distinguishing American denominations?
  70. What is the difference between gender and sex?
  71. What is the family?
  72. What is the family?
  73. What is the focus of the women’s movement in Europe?
  74. What is the intention of sects?
  75. What is women’s economic role in society?
  76. What social needs do new religious movements in the United States reflect?
  77. When does melting pot assimilation occur in the United States?
  78. Which minority group has the lowest life expectancy, lowest school enrollment rates, and highest rate of alcoholism?
  79. Which of the following is a reason that violence between the sexes is likely to continue?
  80. Which of the following is the basis of marriage, according to the exchange theory?
  81. Which of the following is true about children in one‐parent families that are not suffering from poverty?
  82. Which of the following is true about people’s belief in supernatural powers?
  83. Which of the following is true of women, at the beginning of the twentieth century?
  84. Which of the following is true regarding mass expulsion of a race?
  85. Which of the following is true regarding sexual harassment?
  86. Which of the following would be a radical approach to changing the split labor market?
  87. Which religious group tends to have the largest families?
  88. Why are Mexican Americans distinguished from the majority of Americans?
  89. Why is secularization is self‐limiting?
  90. Why is secularization is self‐limiting?
  91. Women hold high‐status occupations proportionate to their numbers in the work force which is about on par with men.
  92. Women who work when they have young children at home are less healthy than other women.
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