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Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC 1021E
Professor
Kim Luton
Study Guide
Final

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IntroductorySociologyPretestAnswers–November2011
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1.Thefollowingisnotanexampleofapossiblesocialfact
A)ethnicity
B)gender
C)religion
D)maritalstatus
E)personality*
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2.Anomicsuicidesarelikelytobefoundinsocietiesmarkedby
A)overregulationofnorms
B)insufficientrulesandregulations*
C)underattachmenttorigidnorms
D)excessivelystrongsocialties
E)socialisolationamongcitizens
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3.Creditedbysomeasthefounderofsociology________________sawsociologyasbotha
religionandascience.
A)KarlMarx
B)EmileDurkheim
C)PierreTrudeau
D)JohnPorter
E)AugusteComte*
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4.Bothfunctionalismandconflicttheoryare________approachestounderstandingsociety.
A)economical

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B)coercive
C)exploitative
D)macro*
E)micro
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5.Durkheimadoptedapositioncalled________,meaningthathewantedtousetheresearch
methodsofthenaturalsciences,appropriatelyadapted,forthesocialsciences.
A)Positivism*
B)Constructivism
C)Observational
D)Socialist
E)Scientology
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6.________logicinvolvesderivingaspecificstatementfromamoregeneralstatement.
A)Axiomatic
B)Operational
C)Deductive*
D)Inductive
E)Rational
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7.________________describetheactualproceduresoroperationsusedtomeasuretheoretical
concepts.
A)Variablelanguages
B)Inferencetesting
C)Spurioussamples
D)Manipulateddefinitions
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