Category: Sociology Mcqs

In-groups and out-groups_______________?

A. can be thought of as “we-groups” and “they -groups ” respectively
B. highlight the importance of family ties
C. are almost always based on territory (e.g. a neighborhood or nation-state)
D. are easily bridged by those who wish to share the other groups identity

A moral panic occurs when_______________?

A. the media exaggerate reports of deviant groups generating hostile reactions
B. children watch violent or sexually explicit films and then copy the behavior
C. audiences challenge the ethnic stereotypes represented by the media
D. elitists express concern with the Americanization of culture