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Multiple Choice Questions

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
A sociologist investigates how one's gender correlates with the unequal distribution of corporate salaries because of a belief that social structure typically benefits some people while depriving others. What theoretical paradigm is the sociologist using?

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Question 2.
A sociologist observes that certain categories of adolescents have higher juvenile delinquency rates than others. She explained these observations by developing the following statement: A high risk of juvenile delinquency results from a low level of social involvement. What is this statement called?

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Question 3.
A statement of how and why specific facts are related is called a

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Question 4.
Emile Durkheim was a pioneer of sociology who studied how social forces affect human behaviour from the study of

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Question 5.
Middle income countries are defined as nations characterized by

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Question 6.
The Canadian sociologist who gained world renown for his insights into the effects of electronic communication on culture, politics, and personal identities was

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Question 7.
The concept developed by C. Wright Mills which suggests that political action can result from an understanding of the social forces which shape our lives is called ________________.

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Question 8.
The discipline of sociology is the systematic study of

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Question 9.
The structural-functional paradigm owes much to the ideas of

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Question 10.
What is the core question of the structural-functional paradigm?

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Question 11.
What sociologist was primarily concerned with the issue of social solidarity?

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Question 12.
What theoretical paradigm presents society less in terms of abstract generalizations and more as everyday experiences?

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Question 13.
What was Auguste Comte's contribution to sociology?

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Question 14.
Which of the following is not a high-income country?

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Question 15.
Which of the following is not a major theoretical paradigm guiding sociologists' work?

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