During the Second World War Christians living in Nazi Germany had to choose between trying protect Jewish friends and associates and turning them in to the authorities This is an example of.
A counter culture.
Has to be against the existing ethos/values
May not be against the existing culture ethos/values
if different from the exiting culture may never survive
None of these
Some individuals do experience of change in one's position in a social hierarachy is
Collective behavior favors social change because it.
alters people's perspective
destroys group identity
none of the above
How are genetically modified foods different from previous techniques?
the genes used cannot spread into the wider environment
they involve transplanting genes from one organism to another
we can say with certainty that they are risk-free
they have been accepted by consumers in all countries
Which of the following statements accurately describes the importance of groups in social life?
The social support and feedback of others hinders us as we try to confront difficulties
Accidents alcoholism psychiatric disorders tuberculosis and even death rates are higher among people who live with more than seven others in a group living situation
The most effective strategy for undergraduate success is to abstain from group interaction because it slows down one's individual learning process
Support groups have been found to add an average of 18 months to the lives of women in advanced stages of cancer
Which of the following is FALSE? Scientific observation.
must proceed systematically
must occur under controlled conditions
yields valid date with classification organization or recording
is open to anyone who wants to pursue it
Social construction of reality was introduced by
John B. Watson
A system of interrelated parts that is relatively stable based on widespread consensus as to what is morally desirable is called as
All of the above
The purpose of the Monroe Doctrine was.
to warn the Japanese to steer clear of the Caribbean in exchange for U.S non-intervention in Afghanistan
to warn European powers to keep away from the Western Hemisphere in return for U.S nonintervention in Europe
to conquer the Soviet regime and attach Siberia to the United States
to let the world know who the superpower is
Which term describes families in which at least one adult has children from a previous marriage or relationship?
In economic terms incomes are distributed according to.
a person's marginal productivity
whom one knows
which skills one has
Sociology may have been born of industrial revolution but it has fast moved into
Durkheim's study of suicide helps us to understand (a) Society's hold over the Individual (b) Individual's hold on the society. (c) Suicide rates of various societies (d) Degree of social integration ofa society. Codes:
(b) and (c)
(a) and (b)
(a) and (d)
(b) and (d)
In sociology what are words, slang, special meanings of terms in this culture are?
provide explicit indications of which behaviors are acceptable and which are not.
are narrow ideas about what is desirable correct and good
are defined by symbols
are general and abstract and do not explicitly specify which behaviors are acceptable and which are not
Which is NOT a type of social differentiation?
Ethnicity and race
Head shape and eye color
Sex and age
Cross-cultural research on infant care has found the following.
All cultures agree on the importance of exclusive mother-infant interaction to encourage bonding in the first 15 to months of life.
Methods of caring for babies are linked to other elements of a society's culture
No culture supports waking a sleeping infant
Pediatricians are trained to teach parents the one universally accepted set of best practices for raising an infant
India recognized the population problem and adopted an official national programme in family planning in
The difference between government and state is that.
government is symbol state is the process
government is a process that includes the people who exercise political power
the state is an abstract symbol of the political institution
government is a process and the state is an abstract symbol
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