Sociology Persuasive Essay

If a problem is defined as personal, _______ are employed to cope with the problem.

A. Individual strategies100%

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B. Collective strategies
C. Societal strategies
D. Professional strategies

Chapter
What famous sociologist referred to social problems as the “public issues of social structure”?

A. Robert Merton
B. Emile Durkheim
C. Max Weber
D.Wright Mills100%

What famous sociologist referred to personal problems as the “personal troubles of milieu”?

A. Robert Merton
B. Emile Durkheim
C. Max Weber
D. C. Wright Mills100%

Chapter 01 
A problem that has causes and solutions which lie outside the individual and the immediate environment is called a(n) ________.

A. Personal problem
B. Social problem100%
C. Institutional problem
D. Societal problem

A problem that can be explained in terms of the qualities of the individual is called a(n) ___.

A. Personal problem
B. Social problem
C. Institutional problem0%
D. Societal problem Score:0/2

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Chapter 02 
The undiscriminating, casual sexual relationships with many people are called _______.

A. Deviance
B. Promiscuity100%
C. Homosexual
D. American gigolo

A national survey reported that _______ of single men said they did not like a woman who was willing to make love on the first date.

A. 30%
B. 43%
C. 50%
D. 66%100%

About _______ of married men admit to ever having an affair.

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 25%100%
D. 38%

About _______ of married women admit to ever having an affair.

A. 10%
B. 15%100%
C. 25%
D. 38%

Sexual activity conducted via the internet is referred to as _______.

A. Safe sex
B. Disgusting
C. Video sex
D. Cybersex100%

Having sexual relations for remuneration is referred to as _______.

A. “a night out on the town”
B. Cybersex
C. Prostitution100%
D. Fellatio

The oral stimulation of the male genitalia is called _______.

A. Prostitution
B. Fellatio100%
C. Cunnilingus
D. Cybersex

The oral stimulation of the female genitalia is called _______.

A. Prostitution
B. Fellatio
C. Cunnilingus100%
D. Cybersex

Prostitutes’ Education Network claims that there are more than _______ American women who have worked as prostitutes.

A. 100,000
B. 250,000
C. 500,000
D. 1,000,000100%

The average work life of an American prostitute is _______.

A. Less than 1 year
B. 1-3 years
C. 4-5 years100%
D. Over 6 years

Repeated use of a drug or alcohol to the point of periodic or chronic intoxication that is detrimental to the user or society is called ________.

A. Abuse
B. Habit
C. Addiction100%
D. Social deviance

The damaging effects of alcohol abuse are most obvious in the _________ the individual who is addicted to alcohol.

A. Addict
B. Alcoholic100%
C. Mentally ill
D. Psychotic

Alcoholism is defined in terms of four symptoms. One of the following is not one of those symptoms. Student ResponseValueCorrect AnswerFeedback

A. Craving or compulsion to drink
B. Loss of control to limit drinking on any particular occasion
C. Drinking beer instead of drinking liquor100%
D. The physical dependence on alcohol

What percentage of Americans identify themselves as drinkers?

A. 42%
B. 52%
C. 63%100%
D. 72%

Which of the following groups has the highest incidence of use and abuse of alcohol?

A. American Indians100%
B. African Americans
C. Latinos
D. Whites

Which sex is more likely to abuse alcohol?

A. Males100%
B. Females
C. Both are equally likely to abuse alcohol
D. In fact, neither sex abuses alcohol

What percentage of college students are binge drinkers?

A. 18%
B. 26%
C. 35%
D. 44%100%

Among veterans, the death rate for alcoholics was how much higher compared to that of nonalcoholics?

 A. 1. 5 times
B. 2. 5 times100%
C. 3. 5 times
D. 4. 5 times

In terms of cognitive ability, alcoholism costs the user about _______ years of life.

A. 2
B. 4
C. 6
D. 10100%

Alcohol is a factor in nearly ________ of American Indian deaths. Student ResponseValueCorrect AnswerFeedback

A. 3%
B. 6%
C. 12%
D. 17%100%

In 2005, the FBI reported that a violent crime occurred in the nation every ______.

A. 10. 5 seconds
B. 22. 7 seconds100%
C. 40. 2 seconds
D. 54. 9 seconds

The text refers to behavior that is treated as criminal only when it occurs before some audience that will be offended as ___________.

A. Public disorder crimes100%
B. Illegal service crimes
C. Crimes of negligence
D. Victim related crimes

According to your text, crimes that involve unintended victims such as reckless manslaughter are called ____________.

A. Crimes of negligence
B. Public disorder crimes
C. Illegal service crimes
D. Crimes of violence0%

Any illegal act for which knowledge of computer technology is used to commit the offense is called __________.

A. Technological crime
B. Modern crime
C. Computer crime100%
D. Felonies Score:2/2 30.

Crimes committed by respectable citizens in the course of their work are called _______.

A. Crimes of business
B. Petty offenses
C. White-collar crimes100%
D. Crimes of the upper-class

According to this text, the use of force to kill, injury, or abuse others is defined as _______.

A. Murder
B. Simple assault
C. Violence100%
D. Psychosis

It is estimated that the medical cost of gunshot injuries in just one year is about ____.

A. One million dollars
B. 50 million dollars
C. 500 million dollars
D. 2 billion dollars100%

 1992, the Los Angeles riot resulted in an estimated loss of _________ from the damages.

A. One million dollars
B. 50 million dollars
C. 500 million dollars
D. 1 billion dollars100%

Violence has been linked with a human need to be ______________.

A. Stupid
B. Aggressive100%
C. Scared
D. Humble

Most psychologists argue that aggression is related to _____________.

A. Fear
B. Over education
C. Frustration100%
D. Envy

Forceful, offensive, or hostile behavior toward another person or society is called _______.

A. Aggression100%
B. Psychosis
C. Envy
D. Humbleness

Studies using national samples have concluded that over time, the use of physical punishment on children ______________________.

A. Causes the child to behave over the long term
B. Causes the child to behave in the short term and the long term
C. Increases the likelihood of delinquent and antisocial behavior by children100%

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