What is a concept?
a. A mental creation derived from experience
b. A physical object
c. A natural phenomenon
d. A scientific theory
Why do social scientists qualify concepts?
a. To make them more complicated
b. To make them easier to understand
c. To reduce the need for description
d. To say something more specific
According to Horton and Hunt, what is society?
a. An organization of people whose associations are with one another
b. A collection of individuals who live together
c. A group of people who share the same values
d. A system of government
What is the first condition for calling a set of individuals a society?
a. Mutual interaction
b. Common goals
c. General values
d. Mutual awareness
What are social relationships in society guided and controlled by?
a. Personal beliefs
b. Norms and values of society
c. Formal education
Why do societies have general goals?
a. To prevent its own destruction
b. To create chaos
c. To assert individuality
d. To dominate other societies
What are some of the functional prerequisites of a society?
a. Common goals and values
b. Division of labor and communication
c. Reproduction and socialization of children
d. All of the above
What is the division of labor in society?
a. When individuals are divided based on their intelligence
b. When individuals are divided based on their religion
c. When individuals are divided based on their ethnicity
d. When individuals are divided based on their roles and functions
What influences the personality of individuals in society?
a. Hereditary factors only
b. Environmental factors only
c. Both hereditary and environmental factors
d. Social institutions only
How have sociologists classified societies?
a. Based on their geographical location
b. Based on their economic status
c. Based on their religious beliefs
d. Based on their population size