SOCS185 Week2 : Human Society

SOCS185 Week2 : Human Society

SOCS185 Week2 : Human Society

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Week 2


Question 1. Question :

(TCO 1) The systematic study of human society is known as _____.





social psychology

Question 2. Question :

(TCO 1) The study of the larger world and our society’s place in it is known as _____.

a social science perspective

a scientific perspective

a social psychological perspective

a sociological perspective

a global perspective

Question 3. Question :

(TCO 1) When Peter Berger characterized the sociological perspective as “seeing the general in the particular,” he meant that sociology allows us to _____.

recognize that society has the same effect on all categories of people

see that people in general are rather particular about their behaviors

make generalizations about individuals’ particular habits

see McArthur in his Jeep, Patton in his tank, or Bradley in his personnel carrier

look for general patterns in the behavior of particular people

Question 4. Question :

(TCO 3) Of the major theoretical theories in sociology, which one views society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change?

Social-solidarity paradigm

Social-conflict theory

Symbolic-interaction paradigm

Structural-functional paradigm

Symbolic-conflict paradigm

Question 5. Question :

(TCO 3) Functions of institutions that are open, stated, and conscious functions; that involve the intended, recognized consequences of any social pattern are known as _____.






Question 6. Question :

(TCO 2) Which is the term for a concept that has a value that changes from case to case?






Question 7. Question :

(TCO 2) Independent variable is to dependent variable as _____.

blood is to water

effect is to cause

cause is to effect

variable is to constant

logic is to intuition

Question 8. Question :

(TCO 2) A relationship in which two (or more) variables change together is called _____.

a correlation

a variation

measurement congruence

a replication

an event horizon

Question 9. Question :
You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.

Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.

Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.

The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.