Sociology Chapter 2 Test
Using the information from the textbook, chose the letter of the correct answer to each question.
Name *
1. Alexis wants to research the 1960’s feminist movement. She reads articles from the time period, watches documentaries, reads scholarly journals on the topic, and interviews influential women from the movement. What kind of research method is Alexis using? *
1 point
2. Reliability is defined by the text as: *
1 point
3. John wants to study whether a larger number of laptops available to students at his school lead to higher grades. Choose the independent and dependent variable. *
1 point
4. Quincia is studying how of the lack of comprehensive sex education is affecting a small, rural town in North Dakota. She spends two months in the town, observing and interviewing the townspeople. Quincia is conducting a(n) _____________. *
1 point
5. A class of third graders is told that the assistant principal will be visiting their class to confirm their teacher’s reports of bad behavior. When the principal visits, the students behave perfectly. This is an example of ________. *
1 point
6. Which of the following is NOT an example of a sociological hypothesis? *
1 point
7. Kendra is researching the effects of vitamin C on test-taking ability. Before the exam, Kendra gives group A orange juice, and group B water. Vitamin C is the ______. *
1 point
8. The term interpretive framework can be defined as: *
1 point
9. Tyson is researching whether actors on prime-time television and hit movies negatively impact teenagers’ body images. He is going undercover at a local high school to observe and participate with the students to better understand the world they live in. Tyson is conducting which research method? *
1 point
10. Which of the following is an example of nonreactive research? *
1 point
11. Miguel is doing a research paper on New York City’s Stone Wall riots of 1969. He visits the scene of the riots, interviews people who were there, reads the police reports of the event, and watches video footage. Miguel is conducting a(n) ______. *
1 point
12. Which of the following is not a purpose of the American Sociological Association’s code of ethics? *
1 point
13. The term value neutrality is defined by the text as: *
1 point
14. Kyle is collecting newspaper clippings from his grandfather about the American public’s perception of World War II. This is an example of ______. *
1 point
15. Which of the following is an example of an unethical sociological research practice? *
1 point
16. Thomas wants to better understand the trends in literacy rates in Baltimore city over the past 50 years using Baltimore city data. What type of research should Thomas conduct? *
1 point
17. What is the importance of interpretive framework? *
1 point
18. Which of the following is not a step in the scientific method? *
1 point
19. Kevin conducted a study on whether the length of the line at a local Starbucks affected how well the customers enjoyed their coffee after receiving it. Malcolm conducted the study at his local Starbucks, and found the same results. Kevin’s study had a high level of __________________. *
1 point
20. In order to better understand the sorority pledging process at her university for her sociology thesis, Carmen pledges with a popular sorority. This is an example of _____. *
1 point
Submit
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
This content is neither created nor endorsed by Google. Report Abuse - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy