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S05 Social Problems Exam 5 Answers (Ashworth College)

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Question 5 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Historically, which of the following has been true about gender and religion? A. Religion has little to say about gender roles. B. Religion has often blamed women for the problems of men. C. Religions generally believe that women are stronger than men. D. Religion fights against gender inequality. Question 6 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points G. William Domhoff found that prerequisites for membership in the elite class may include: A. a net worth of at least 1 million dollars. B. attendance at an exclusive prep school. C. a suburban residence. D. a hyphenated last name. Question 7 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which sociological perspective is most likely to focus on the stigma associated with being poor? A. Functionalism B. Conflict theory C. Symbolic interactionism D. Feminist theory Question 8 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Karl Marx suggested that there are only two social classes. These include the proletariat and the: A. bourgeois. B. middle class. C. working class. D. urban underclass. Question 9 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points U.S. data show that which age group has the highest poverty rates? A. Elderly, age 65 and over B. Adults, age 18-35 C. Children, under age 18 D. Adults, age 36-64 Question 10 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points The Gini index shows: A. international levels of inequality. B. national income per capita. C. level of magical thinking in a country. D. wealth creation in a country. Question 11 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The efforts of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton helped lead to:

A. women’s suffrage. B. the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). C. complete gender equality. D. the house husband phenomenon. Question 12 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Matthew became a factory worker after high school. He is now a factory manager. He and his spouse, Cheryl, who works for a flower shop, make about $60,000 per year. The social class of this couple is most likely to be: A. upper/elite class. B. middle class. C. working class. D. urban underclass. Question 13 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points John owns his own home, a boat, and has several valuable antique automobiles. This is an example of John’s: A. wealth. B. income. C. social class. D. budget. Question 14 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Before the Civil War, welfare in the United States was: A. nonexistent. B. left up to local areas. C. a federal concern. D. exceedingly generous by today’s standards. Question 15 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The differences between boys and girls: A. are irreversible. B. widen as they grow older. C. are all biological. D. indicate vast dissimilarities. Question 16 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Betty Friedan’s book The Feminine Mystique was part of the __________ wave of feminist thinking. A. first B. second C. third D. fourth Question 17 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points