Ch. 04-Society

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Ch. 4 – Society
Quiz
1.
• According to Lenski, the term sociocultural
evolution refers to:
• A) changes brought about by new ways of
thinking.
B) changes created by ideas coming from
other societies.
C) change that results from social conflict.
D) changes that occur as a society acquires
new technology.
2.
• As Marx used the concept, alienation means:
• A) the sense of not knowing right from wrong.
B) that most people do not want to work at
all.
C) that people object to highly specialized
work.
D) the experience of isolation and misery
resulting from powerlessness.
3.
• The driving force of social change, according
to Marx, is:
• A) advancing technology.
B) social conflict between classes.
C) dominant ideas.
D) the way in which society is held together.
4.
• Many people have marveled at the Great Wall
in China and the Great Pyramids in Egypt.
These monuments stand as evidence of the
productive power of which type of society?
• A) hunting and gathering
B) horticultural and pastoral
C) agrarian
D) industrial
5.
• Which of the following concepts was used by
Durkheim to name a condition in which
society provides little moral guidance to
individuals?
• A) division of labor
B) false consciousness
C) anomie
D) alienation
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1.
• According to Lenski, the term sociocultural
evolution refers to:
• A) changes brought about by new ways of
thinking.
B) changes created by ideas coming from
other societies.
C) change that results from social conflict.
D) changes that occur as a society acquires
new technology.
2.
• As Marx used the concept, alienation means:
• A) the sense of not knowing right from wrong.
B) that most people do not want to work at
all.
C) that people object to highly specialized
work.
D) the experience of isolation and misery
resulting from powerlessness.
3.
• The driving force of social change, according
to Marx, is:
• A) advancing technology.
B) social conflict between classes.
C) dominant ideas.
D) the way in which society is held together.
4.
• Many people have marveled at the Great Wall
in China and the Great Pyramids in Egypt.
These monuments stand as evidence of the
productive power of which type of society?
• A) hunting and gathering
B) horticultural and pastoral
C) agrarian
D) industrial
5.
• Which of the following concepts was used by
Durkheim to name a condition in which
society provides little moral guidance to
individuals?
• A) division of labor
B) false consciousness
C) anomie
D) alienation

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