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SOC 100 QUIZ 5 (3)

SOC 100 QUIZ 5 (3)

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Marx claimed social stratification would end with the creation of a socialist economy. What was Weber’s view?
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Question 2
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The historical replacement of caste systems with class systems:
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Question 3
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Why do societies with class systems keep some elements of caste (such as the inheritance of wealth) rather than becoming complete meritocracies?
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Question 4
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In Japan, as in other societies with a long history of caste, today people may not always discuss _____ openly, but is never far from the surface when people size up one another socially.
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Question 5
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For more than 1,500 years, Japanese society operated with a:
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Question 6
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The concept of structural social mobility refers to:
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Question 7
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In 1917, the Russian Revolution transformed placed productive property under the control of _____.
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Question 8
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The ending of apartheid in South Africa has led to:
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Question 9
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Which of the following types of societies comes closest to being egalitarian?
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Question 10
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According to the Davis-Moore thesis:
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Question 11
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The anthropologist Oscar Lewis suggested the cause of poverty lies in:
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Question 12
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Sociologist William Julius Wilson suggests the cause of poverty lies in:
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Question 13
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The wealthiest 1 percent of U.S. families (the “super-rich”) controls about _____ of the nation’s privately held wealth.
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Question 14
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In 2009, about what share of the U.S. population was officially counted as poor?
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Question 15
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In terms of absolute numbers, most poor people in the United States are:
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Question 16
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Today, the wealth of the average U.S. family is about:
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Question 17
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In 2009, about _____ of U. S. adults over the age of 25 were college graduates.
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Question 18
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In the United States, people of _____ are most likely to vote.
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Question 19
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About _____ of the richest people in the United States gained at least some of their fortune from inheritance.
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Question 20
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In 2009, how many people were counted by the U.S. government as having income below the official poverty line?


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