SOLVED SOCI212 Quizzes 1 8

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Quiz One
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Question 1 of 20
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1. According to the author, our explanations of social problems, for the most part, are based on all the following except:

A.life experiences.

B.exhaustive review of the literature.

C.good guesses.

D.opinions.

Question 2 of 20
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2. __________ is the systematic study of individuals, groups, and social structures.

A.Psychology.

B.Anthropology.

C.Socialism.

D.Sociology.

Question 3 of 20
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3. __________ coined the term, “sociological imagination.”

A.C. Wright Mills.

B.Peter Berger.

C.Salvador Henriquez.

D.Spencer Pastorin.

Question 4 of 20
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4. Earl was fired as a golf
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Census Bureau. __________ refers to criteria used for determining family or individual eligibility for federal programs such as Head Start.

A.Relative poverty; Absolute poverty; Poverty threshold; Poverty guidelines.

B.Absolute poverty; Relative poverty; Poverty threshold; Poverty guidelines.

C.Absolute poverty; Relative poverty; Poverty guidelines; Poverty threshold.

D.Relative poverty; Absolute poverty; Poverty guidelines; Poverty threshold.

Question 14 of 20
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14. According to the 2008 poverty figures, __________ compose the largest group of poor individuals in the United States.

A.Hispanic-Americans.

B.Asian-Americans.

C.white-Americans.

D.black-Americans.

Question 15 of 20
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15. According to recent research, __________ are more likely to live in poverty than Americans in any other age group.

A.the elderly.

B.eighteen to twenty-five year olds.

C.thirty to forty year olds.

D.children.

Question 16 of 20
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16. According to the state map presented, __________ had the highest rate of child poverty, while __________ had the lowest.

A.Alabama; Connecticut.

B.Mississippi; New Hampshire.

C.Texas; Oregon.

D.New Mexico; Maryland.

Question 17 of 20
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17. Put the following regions of the country in order from the highest poverty rate to the lowest poverty rate: Midwest, Northeast, South, and West.

A.South, West, Northeast, Midwest.

B.South,

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