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Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon

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Shoshana Zuboff asked office workers to draw pictures representing how they felt about their jobs before and after a
new computer system was introduced. The pictures demonstrated that the office workers:
Answer were quite pleased with the introduction of the new computer system
were noncommittal about how they felt about the new computer system
were happy about the computer system because it freed them from mundane paperwork
were unhappy with the introduction of the new computer system because it constrained their freedom
none of these choices
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The theme reflected in the pictures office workers drew for Shoshana Zuboff's research demonstrates that:
Answer work automation and standardization can be degrading and inhumane
work automation and standardization almost always liberate workers
work automation and standardization have varying consequences
work automation and standardization only influence management's attitudes
work automation and standardization almost always enables ordinary workers to become managers
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The core sociological question about work discussed by Brym and Lie is:
Answer How will work life be organized?
How will work affect the economy?
Is work a salvation, a curse, or both?
What is the meaning of work?
none of these choices
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The institution that organizes the production, distribution, and exchange of goods and services is the:
Answer economy
political system
education system
family
government bureaucracy
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Most economic analysts divide the economy into three main sectors. Which of the following is NOT one of these
sectors?
Answer primary sector
basic sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
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Most economic analysts divide the economy into three main sectors of economic activity. Which of the following is
one of these sectors?
Answer tertiary
auxiliary

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technology
terminal
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Most economic analysts divide the economy into three sectors. Which of the following is one of these sectors?
Answer primary sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
all of these choices
none of these choices
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Farming, fishing, logging, mining and the extraction of other raw materials and resources are all activities associated
with which sector of the economy?
Answer primary sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
none of these choices
all of these choices
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In which sector of the economy are raw materials turned into finished goods?
Answer primary sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
service
agricultural
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Which sector of the economy is focused upon the buying and selling of services?
Answer primary sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
agricultural
construction
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If someone is a nurse, teacher, lawyer, or computer programmer than they are working in which sector of the economy?
Answer primary sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
manufacturing sector
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Nearly all humans lived in nomadic tribes until about ____.
Answer 100,000 years ago
50,000 years ago
25,000 years ago
10,000 years ago
5,000 years ago
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About 5,000 years ago, what device was invented?
Answer the plow

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the projectile weapon
the wheel
the chisel
none of these choices
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The amount of goods or services produced for every hour worked is known as:
Answer the economy
productivity
worker satisfaction
output
all of these choices
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Charlie Chaplin's 1929 movie, Modern Times, was a humorous critique of the factory work of his time. The film is
interesting because it suggests that:
Answer factories offered humane working conditions
machines were used for the benefit of the workers
workers were used for the benefit of the machines
management was open to employee contribution
machines replaced workers
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Social relations that regulate the exchange of goods and services are called:
Answer markets
productivity
the division of labor
deskilling
scientific management
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One of the factors that sets prices is how plentiful goods and services are to consumers. This is known as:
Answer markets
productivity
the division of labor
demand
supply
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One of the factors that sets prices is how much consumers want the goods or services. This is called:
Answer markets
productivity
the division of labor
demand
supply
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In a tribal society, a person considered adept at tending to the ill, forecasting the weather, or predicting the movement
of animals might be relieved of other responsibilities to focus on these services. This process illustrates the
development of:
Answer markets
productivity
the division of labor
demand
supply
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