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SOC 100 WEEK 8 QUIZ 5 (A++++++)
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Question 1 
A church that is formally allied with the state and is the official religion of the society is referred to as:
Sect
Denomination
Ecclesia
Church
Question 2 
A system of common beliefs and rituals centered on “sacred things” that unites believers and provides a sense of meaning and purpose is referred to as:
Culture
Society
Education
Religion
Question 3 
Shared beliefs, values, norms, ideas, institutions, and organizations that create a common identity among a group of people is referred to as:
Culture
Society
Education
Religion
Question 4 
The study of human cultures and societies and their development is known as:
Sociology
Humanities
Ethnography
Anthropology
Question 5 
_____ is power based on a belief in the lawfulness of enacted rules (laws) and the legitimate right of leaders to exercise authority under such rules.
Rational-legal authority
Lawful authority
Legitimate authority
Rational-legal power
Question 6 
Groups comprised of people who share the same concerns on a particular issue are referred to as:
Reference groups
Political parties
Interest groups
Civic groups
Question 7 
A single people or nation governed by a political authority or state is commonly referred to as:
Nation-state
Country
State
Society
Question 8 
The threat or use of physical violence to force compliance is referred to as:
Authority
Political intimidation
Coercion
Oppression
Question 9 
An economic order characterized by the market allocation of goods and services, production for private profit, and private ownership of the means of producing wealth is referred to as:
Communism
Post-industrialization
Socialism
Capitalism
Question 10 
Karl Marx introduced the idea of a _____, a pool of job-seekers whose numbers outpace the available positions and who contribute to keeping wages low and conditions of work tenuous.
pool of unemployment
unemployed labor pool
reserve army of labor
labor army reserve
Question 11 
Any human effort that adds something of value to the goods and services that are available to others is commonly known as:
Production
Work
Labor
Vocation
Question 12 
Highly educated professionals who engage in mental labor and the manipulation of symbols are also known as:
Symbolic interactionists
Computer programmers
Symbolic analysts
Knowledge laborers
Question 13 
Which of the following best represents the sociological definition of health?
The extent to which a person experiences a state of mental, physical, and social well-being
The absence of illness and a positive sense of soundness
The extent to which a person is free from illness or able to perform day-to-day tasks
An institutionalized system for the scientific diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness
Question 14 
What is the definition of morbidity?
The rate of death
The rate of illness
The rate of incidence of physical ailments
The number of people who seek medicial attention in a given period of time
Question 15 
The science and practice of health protection and maintenance at a community level is referred to as:
Public health
Public health policy
Health care
Community health
Question 16 
Which of the following countries spends the most per capita on health care?
Norway
Switzerland
Japan
The United States

 

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