Midterm #2

Midterm # 2 Score for this attempt: 100 out of 100 Question 1 2 / 2 pts Sociology is: Correct! all of the above (the study of society, an attempt to understand the lives of people, the search for general explanatory principles underlying social life) Question 2 2 / 2 pts Studies that use numerical data and statistical analyses are always examples of: Correct! quantitative research Question 3 2 / 2 pts Studies that interpret non-numerical data are always examples of: Correct! qualitative research Question 4 2 / 2 pts Karl believes that society can be understood as a competitive, unequal sphere in which some people have power and other advantages that other people don't. Karl most likely comes from which sociological perspective? Correct!
conflict theory Question 5 2 / 2 pts The social process that allows people to change after the early period of their lives is known as socialization. Correct! secondary Question 6 2 / 2 pts Strain theory and labeling theory both point out, in different ways, that is a product of social and cultural conditions. Correct! deviance Question 7 2 / 2 pts To discover causal relationships, traditionally scientific research tests connections between _____________. Correct! variables Question 8 2 / 2 pts Which of the following is a standard method of qualitative research? Correct!
participant observation Question 9 2 / 2 pts An example of an established sociological theory is: Correct! symbolic interactionism Question 10 2 / 2 pts Which of the following is not an element of culture? Correct! nature Question 11 2 / 2 pts The first form of society in human history was: Correct! hunter-gatherer society Question 12 2 / 2 pts Societies that recognize power as being justified by formal and impersonal systems of rules and laws are ruled by authority. Correct! rational-legal
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