FINAL EXAM MULTIPLE CHOICE SAMPLE TEST

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Published on 9 Jan 2011
School
Department
Course
SOC100H5F FINAL EXAM
THURSDAY, DEVEMBER 9, 2010
8 to 10 PM
2 hours, worth 40%
Exam questions cover ALL course required textbook readings, Key terms, & Lectures
NO BB Readings
STATISTICS **SAME TWO TABLES THAT HAD TO REVIEW FROM TEST TWO
GLOBAL INCOME & GLOBAL POPULATION
Format
100 multiple choice, & true and false
Bring STUDENT ID
Bring soft lead pencils and an eraser at least 2 to the test
ROOM SPLIT
Student Last Name
Liu Rog = Café A
SAMPLE EXAM
1. What process involves deciding exactly what is to be measured when assigning value
to a variable
a.Operationalization
b.Reliability
c.Conceptualization
d.Validity
2. According to the social-conflict approach, what a society labels as deviant is based
primarily on:
a.How often the act occurs
b.The moral foundation of the culture
c.How harmful the act is to the public as a whole
d.Differences in power between various categories of people
3. A reason to study sexuality from the sociological perspective is:
a.Sexuality is both important and controversial
b.Many people do not understand sexuality very well
c.Sexuality plays a part in many areas of social life
d.All of the above are correct
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4. Religion is a social institution that is best defined as involving:
a.Beliefs and practices concerning what is sacred
b. Ideas about good & evil
c.A serious of beliefs about creation
d.Norms about how to live
5. As a social institution, the economy:
a.Produces and distributes goods & services
b.Guides the consumption of goods & services
c.Operated in a relatively predictable manner
d.All of the above are correct
6. By stating that the sociological perspective shows us the strange in the familiar, the
text argues that sociologists
a.Focus on the bizarre elements of society
b.Reject the familiar idea that people simply decide how to act in favour
of the initially strange idea that society shapes our lives
c.Believe that people often behave in strange ways
d.Believe that even people who are most familiar to us have some very strange
habits
7. The concept of race refers to:
a.People who fall into any minority category
b.A persons skin color
c.A cultural heritage shared by a category of people
d.A socially constructed category composed of people who share
biologically transmitted traits that members of a society consider
important
8. About how long ago in history did the 1st cities emerge?
a.10,000 years ago
b.4,000 years ago
c.2,000 years ago
d.1,000 years ago
9. Japan, Canada, & the nations of Western Europe are all classified as:
a.Low-income countries
b.Middle-income countries
c.High-income countries
d.These countries do not fall into any one category
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