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Sociology Quiz

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Latiesh Rolle
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Creation Date:
18/11/2009

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Number of questions: 31
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Age, Ethnicity and Gender are all social constructs ? True False .
How many factors influence the "old" label? 1 2 3 4.
Greying Hair, Wrinkling skin, and or sagging skin are apart of which factor? Personal History Biological Changes Gender Age .
Which of the following statements about the Abkhazians is not true? Live in the mountains of Georgia, the former Soviet Union Children begin working @ 5 and adults can work past 100 The elderly are not valued These people are amoung the lonest living in the world .
When a person can no longer perform prductive social roles, they are considered old. This is true for which group of people. The Abkhazians Tiwi Tribe Native Indians Eskimo Society.
Which of the following statements is untrue about the Tiwi Tribe? They Embrace a government by the elderly Government structure is controlled by men Elderly women are buried alive up until the neck, and then are left to die. Elderly men in society are valued whereas women are useless All of the Above is true All of the above is untrue .
When you can no longer work you are no longer valued and expected to go out and die. This statement is true for which group? The Abkhazians Tiwi Tribe Eskimo Society Native Indians .
In the United States at _______ age you are considered to be old. 55 60 65 70 75.
In the United States what percentage of the population is considered old? 11% 12% 13% 14%.
MAtch the general characteristics of the older US population, according to age bracket and percentage. Young Old Middle Old Old Old .
Functionalist focus on the adjustments between those who are returning and the other elements of society. True False .
Activity Theory ... explains how society helps to maintain balance in the system through the process of retirement. Mentioning that pension is offered as a method of enticing the elderly to diengage voluntarily. focuses on how satisfaction level of retired persons varies by activity, saying that satisfaction increase with increased activity. how people adjust to retirement by continuing aspects of their earlier lives.
Disengagement Theory ... explains how society helps to maintain balance in the system through the process of retirement. Mentioning that pension is offered as a method of enticing the elderly to diengage voluntarily. focuses on how satisfaction level of retired persons varies by activity, saying that satisfaction increase with increased activity. how people adjust to retirement by continuing aspects of their earlier lives.
Continuity Theory ... explains how society helps to maintain balance in the system through the process of retirement. Mentioning that pension is offered as a method of enticing the elderly to diengage voluntarily. focuses on how satisfaction level of retired persons varies by activity, saying that satisfaction increase with increased activity. how people adjust to retirement by continuing aspects of their earlier lives.
Conflict Perspective focuses on the growing conflict between the elderly and the young. True False.
Match the dependency ratio of social security pension for the following years . 1950 2000 2030.
Which of the following is not a life cycle phase? Birth Role Work Role Sick Role Dying Role .
Kubler-Ross identifeid 5 stages, in her 1969 book entitled " Death and Dying" True False .
Check all five of Kubler-Ross' stages on Death and Dying Happiness Depression Envy Anger Acceptance Denial Negotiation Argument .
By the social consturcts of gender, this means assigned meanings based on particular contexts. True False.
Social Instituitions are established procedures by which we cater to our basic and bio-physic needs. True False.
Which of the following is not a social instituition? The Economic Institution The Political Institution The Education Instituition The Family Institution The Religious Institution None of the Above 1&3 2&4.
The Economic Institution patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for production and distribution of goods and services. patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for order, accomplished through distribution of power patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the biological and primary social reproduction of society patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for meaning and answers to the ultimate question patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the formal transmission of the skills, values and knowledge fo society.
The Political Institution patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for production and distribution of goods and services. patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for order, accomplished through distribution of power patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the biological and primary social reproduction of society patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for meaning and answers to the ultimate question patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the formal transmission of the skills, values and knowledge fo society.
The Family Institution patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for production and distribution of goods and services. patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for order, accomplished through distribution of power patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the biological and primary social reproduction of society patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for meaning and answers to the ultimate question patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the formal transmission of the skills, values and knowledge fo society.
The Religious Institution patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for production and distribution of goods and services. patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for order, accomplished through distribution of power patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the biological and primary social reproduction of society patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for meaning and answers to the ultimate question patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the formal transmission of the skills, values and knowledge fo society.
The Education Institution patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for production and distribution of goods and services. patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for order, accomplished through distribution of power patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the biological and primary social reproduction of society patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for meaning and answers to the ultimate question patterned repsonses that are organized around the fulfillment of our need for the formal transmission of the skills, values and knowledge fo society.
There aare how many types of societies? 1 5 3 8 2.
Hunting/Gathering ad Agricutural's dominant mode of technology are manual. True False .
Match the Type of Society with dominant mode of tecnology Hunting/Gathering Pastoral/Horticultural Industrial Post-Industrial Agricultural.
Match the type of society with its dominant sector Post-Industrial Agricultural Industrial Pastoral/Horticultural Hunting/Gathering.
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