SOCI 200 Exam 4

SOCI 200 Exam 4 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. The reason American public schools are failing is because less money is being spent on education.
  2. What theory highlights the effects of a hidden curriculum in the education system?
  3. Which of the following is true about the most prestigious private colleges?
  4. What do conflict theorists point out about hidden curriculum?
  5. Founded in 1785 as a “seminary of learning”, the University of _______ is the oldest public university in the United States.
  6. Representation on college boards of trustees reflects the fact that colleges are interested only in education.
  7. What is private preparatory schools’ interest?
  8. Who was the main supporter of compulsory public education?
  9. All the following countries use sponsored mobility except _____.
  10. American students do worse than students in other industrialized nations in reading, writing, and mathematics.
  11. Representation on the school board reflects the American belief that all citizens are equal.
  12. From physicians to assembly-line workers, what does everyone training for an occupation learn?
  13. According to structural functionalists, illness is determined by physical malfunctioning.
  14. How is disease cured in the social model of illness?
  15. Conflict theorists argue that the medical system does much to maintain the status quo.
  16. Health and illness are concepts difficult to define.
  17. What is AIDS?
  18. How do medical centers in urban areas differ from general hospitals?
  19. What does prepaid healthcare provided by health maintenance organizations provide?
  20. How did the profession of medicine develop such a high status?
  21. What was health associated with in the past?
  22. We are socialized to believe that if we become ill, it is because we have done something wrong.
  23. Which of the following is true about both the British and Chinese health care systems?
  24. Medicine, as practiced today, reflects the social model of illness.
  25. What does the term institutionalized behavior describe?
  26. Milling tends to make people preoccupied with themselves and less responsive to others.
  27. Emergent norm theory suggests that unanimity is an illusion and differential expression does take place within crowds.
  28. Trying to flee from danger can lead to _____.
  29. Why is public opinion known?
  30. If CIA recruitment on college campuses causes stress among large numbers of college students, what could happen?
  31. Mobs are usually short-lived and highly unstable. .
  32. The fact that a society is structurally conducive to collective behavior means that collective behavior will occur.
  33. Panics, demonstrations, riots, fads and fashions, disasters, social movements are dimensions of social life in which activities tend to be relatively spontaneous, unstructured, and unstable.
  34. What influences public opinion?
  35. Game theory stresses the importance of rational decisions.
  36. To what does mobilization for action refer?
  37. The game interpretation of crowd behavior suggests that crowd members do not think about their actions and unconsciously try to act in ways that will produce new ends.
  38. Marx was concerned that the move from agrarian to industrial societies would alienate people from their work.
  39. In which text does Durkheim endorse the move toward specialization, arguing that this interdependence would create a more integrated society.
  40. Which of the following is true about many underdeveloped nations?
  41. In recent years much attention has been given in the news to the  _____ crises in industrialized countries of the world.
  42. Central America had the largest number of Facebook users in March 2012.
  43. ________  argues that the rational political system of Northwestern Europe led eventually to a rational ideology, an ideology based on reason rather than on magic or mystical beliefs.
  44. Identity-theft, terrorism, stalking, and unwanted interruptions are a few areas in which cultural changes are occurring as a result of the extensive use of the Internet.
  45. Children raised during hard times, especially if their families suffered, are more optimistic and assume that life will be a struggle.
  46. In 2007, China failed to launch its first lunar probe mission.
  47. Conflict theorists are, in many ways, as optimistic as ____________, but they do not assume that societies smoothly evolve to higher levels.
  48. The Internet has radically transformed almost every area of social and personal life.
  49. What was the consequence to the discovery of the world being round?
  50. Before the Reformation, what was believed about science?

Other sets

  1. ________ argues that the rational political system of Northwestern Europe led eventually to a rational ideology, an ideology based on reason rather than on magic or mystical beliefs.
  2. According to conflict theorists, what do the diplomas, degrees, or other credentials offered by educational institutions indicate?
  3. According to conflict theorists, who uses the educational system to maintain their position?
  4. According to structural functional theory, which of the following is NOT a latent function of education?
  5. According to structural functional theory, which of the following is true about education?
  6. According to structural functionalists, illness is determined by physical malfunctioning.
  7. All the following countries use sponsored mobility except _____.
  8. American students do worse than students in other industrialized nations in reading, writing, and mathematics.
  9. argues that the rational political system of Northwestern Europe led eventually to a rational ideology, an ideology based on reason rather than on magic or mystical beliefs.
  10. Around ____ of the messages are spam and viruses (The Radicati Group, 2013).
  11. As social movements develop, what do they acquire?
  12. Before the Reformation, what was believed about science?
  13. Central America had the largest number of Facebook users in March 2012.
  14. China is a global leader in annual space launches, and it spends roughly the same amount as France and Japan on its space program.
  15. Conflict theorists are, in many ways, as optimistic as ____________, but they do not assume that societies smoothly evolve to higher levels.
  16. Conflict theorists contend that the elite use the educational system to justify inequality.
  17. Currently, what are the major causes of death in the United States?
  18. During more optimistic periods of our history, social change was regarded as progress.
  19. Forms of mass behavior include all but which of the following?
  20. From physicians to assembly‐line workers, what does everyone training for an occupation learn?
  21. Generalized beliefs cannot be based on _____.
  22. Giving heart bypass operations to large segments of the population would be an example of a social approach to health care.
  23. Health and illness are concepts difficult to define.
  24. Herbert Blumer argued that crowd behavior results from _____.
  25. High levels of anonymity, suggestibility, contagion, and emotional arousal are characteristics of _____.
  26. How are municipal hospitals in urban areas usually funded?
  27. How do medical centers in urban areas differ from general hospitals?
  28. How does censorship manipulate public opinion?
  29. How is tertiary medical care characterized?
  30. In 1916, what was the first I.Q. test designed to assess?
  31. In 2007, China failed to launch its first lunar probe mission.
  32. In 2008, _______ text messages were sent every day, an increase of more than 100% from the previous year.
  33. In recent years much attention has been given in the news to the _____ crises in industrialized countries of the world.
  34. In the educational system, what is emphasized by teaching rules?
  35. In which text does Durkheim endorse the move toward specialization, arguing that this interdependence would create a more integrated society.
  36. Marx was concerned that the move from agrarian to industrial societies would alienate people from their work.
  37. Masses are temporary or transitory groups of people in face‐to‐face contact who share a common interest or focus of attention.
  38. Medicine, as practiced today, reflects the social model of illness.
  39. Modern medicine is credited with wiping out most infectious diseases.
  40. Most cases of mental illness are examples of _____ illness.
  41. Over the past _________, China has made visible progress in developing a robust, modern space program.
  42. Parochial school students perform better than public high students.
  43. Representation on college boards of trustees reflects the fact that colleges are interested only in education.
  44. Schools typically teach all of the skills needed for jobs in the United States.
  45. Society allows and expects more sick role behavior among _____.
  46. Sociologists realize that modern socialization encourages individuals to behave in a fashion _________ industrial society.
  47. Statistical illnesses are not real illnesses.
  48. Television and the other mass media have had little affect on individual lifestyles.
  49. The anonymity of individuals in a crowd enables them to act spontaneously.
  50. The Internet has radically transformed almost every area of social and personal life.
  51. The most common type of spatially diffuse collectives is
  52. The most common type of spatially diffuse collectives is _____.
  53. The reason American public schools are failing is because less money is being spent on education.
  54. The sick role describes social expectations for behavior when someone is ill.
  55. The totalitarian nations of Eastern Europe saw _____ social change in the past decade.
  56. There is reason to doubt that education has much impact on social mobility.
  57. Three important preconditions that encourage collective behavior are: social stability, equality, and diversity.
  58. To what does credentialism refer?
  59. Traditionally, what was nursing?
  60. Trying to flee from danger can lead to
  61. We are socialized to believe that if we become ill, it is because we have done something wrong.
  62. What do symbolic interactionists believe defines illness?
  63. What do symbolic interactionists believe today?
  64. What does Berg call the low return on education investments?
  65. What does game theory assume about crowds?
  66. What does news that a police officer has shot a minority youth provide?
  67. What does prepaid healthcare provided by health maintenance organizations provide?
  68. What does the term collective behavior describe?
  69. What does the term institutionalized behavior describe?
  70. What does the term institutionalized behavior describe?
  71. What does widespread unemployment among teenage African Americans provide?
  72. What influences public opinion?
  73. What is the sick role?
  74. What kind of group is a conventional crowd?
  75. What level could fear the of AIDS reach?
  76. What theory highlights the effects of a hidden curriculum in the education system?
  77. Where is the political practice of negotiating law made rational rule the predominant ideology?
  78. Which of the following is NOT a type of circular reaction?
  79. Which of the following is true about alcoholism?
  80. Which of the following is true about diffusion?
  81. Which of the following is true about many underdeveloped nations?
  82. Which of the following is true about propaganda?
  83. Which of the following is true about propaganda?
  84. Which of the following is true about the types of illness from which humans suffer?
  85. While railroad and trolley systems opened rural areas to urban markets, the automobile was immediately successful as a consumer product.
  86. Who are primary caregivers?
  87. Who are primary caregivers?
  88. Why did the system of compulsory public education grow quickly during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?
  89. Why do conflict theorists believe that academic competition is unfair?
  90. Why do increased educational requirements create a hardship for working‐class students?
  91. Why is public opinion known?
  92. Why was A Better Chance (ABC) program developed?
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