Sociology and Answer

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1. Sociological Perspective

Sociology is defined as: | a. | the methodological analysis of groups and individuals. | | | b. | the scientific analysis of premodern people. | | | c. | the academic discipline that examines individual human behavior. | | | d. | the systematic study of human society and social interaction. | | | status: not answered () correct: d your answer: |

2 | According to sociologist C. Wright Mills, the ability to see the relationship between individual experiences and the larger society is referred to as: | a. | the reality perception. | | | b. | the sociological imagination. | | | c. | the conflict perception. | | | d. | the symbolic interaction approach. | | | status: not
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| research | | | c. | myths | | | d. | scientific laws | | | status: not answered () correct: b your answer: |

2 | A trademark of sociology involves the unmasking of fallacies in the everyday and official interpretations of society. This process is called: | a. | debunking. | | | b. | reformative. | | | c. | demystifying. | | | d. | deductive reasoning. | | | status: not answered () correct: a your answer: |

3 | The relationship between theory and research has been referred to as a continuous cycle. The theory and research cycle consists of two approaches. In the ________ approach, the researcher begins with a theory and uses research to test the theory. | a. | normative | | | b. | inductive | | | c. | deductive | | | d. | explanatory | | | status: not answered () correct: c your answer: |

4 | Researchers in one study examined the effects of church membership, divorce, and migration on suicide rates in the United States and concluded that suicide rates are typically higher where divorce and migration rates are higher and church membership is lower. This is a(n) example of ________. | a. | quantitative research | | | b. | observational research | | | c. | qualitative research | | | d. | explanatory research | | | status: not answered () correct: a your answer: |

5 | ________ are the abstract elements representing some aspect of the world in simplified form (such
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