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SOC 100 QUIZ 7

SOC 100 QUIZ 7

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In global terms, life expectancy is:
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·       QUESTION 2

2 out of 2 points
What effect did industrialization have on life expectancy in the United States and Western Europe?
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·       QUESTION 3

0 out of 2 points
Social isolation is most commonly a problem for:
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·       QUESTION 4

2 out of 2 points
Most caregiving to older people in the United States is provided by:
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·       QUESTION 5

2 out of 2 points
Causes for the increase in the elderly population include:
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·       QUESTION 6

0 out of 2 points
Among U.S. seniors, the gender gap in income:
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·       QUESTION 7

2 out of 2 points
The poverty rate among people over the age of sixty-five is:
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·       QUESTION 8

0 out of 2 points
The median wealth (net worth) of U.S. seniors in 2005 was about:
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·       QUESTION 9

2 out of 2 points
The concept "gerontology" refers to:
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·       QUESTION 10

2 out of 2 points
Which country has the most permissive law involving physician-assisted suicide in the world?
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·       QUESTION 11

0 out of 2 points
What percentage of today's U.S. workers are self-employed?
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·       QUESTION 12

2 out of 2 points
Which social institution is widely considered to have the greatest effect on society as a whole?
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·       QUESTION 13

2 out of 2 points
The Industrial Revolution accelerated with the development of which of the following new sources of energy?
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·       QUESTION 14

2 out of 2 points
What is the hypothetical economic and political system in which all people in society are socially equal?
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·       QUESTION 15

2 out of 2 points
In recent decades, union membership:
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·       QUESTION 16

2 out of 2 points
The postindustrial economy is defined by:
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·       QUESTION 17

2 out of 2 points
The concept "primary labor market" refers to:
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·       QUESTION 18

2 out of 2 points
Dependency theorists see large corporations as:
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·       QUESTION 19

2 out of 2 points
Concerning the issue of personal freedom, capitalist systems emphasize people’s _____, while socialist systems emphasize people’s _____.
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·       QUESTION 20

2 out of 2 points
Looking at economies around the world, the primary sector is the largest in:


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