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Ch. 11 – Social Class. 1. Relative poverty: A) is found everywhere. B) is life threatening. C) is not found in the United States. D) All of the above.

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1 Ch. 11 – Social Class

2 1. Relative poverty: A) is found everywhere. B) is life threatening. C) is not found in the United States. D) All of the above are correct.

3 2. In general, people of low-class position: A) live in less safe and more stressful environments. B) are less likely to describe their own health as "excellent." C) live fewer years overall. D) All of the above are correct.

4 3. People of low social position are more liberal on ________ issues and more conservative on ________ issues. A) social; economic B) economic; social C) very few; almost all D) almost all; almost no

5 4. The concept "conspicuous consumption" refers to: A) buying things that are popular with the most people. B) buying more than what you need for the moment. C) the practice of buying things to make a statement about one's social position. D) acting as if one had a lower social position than is really the case.

6 5. The total amount of financial assets, minus any debts, is referred to as: A) income. B) personal property. C) wealth. D) power.

7 Please hand in the Scantron sheets. Thank you.

8 1. Relative poverty: A) is found everywhere. B) is life threatening. C) is not found in the United States. D) All of the above are correct.

9 2. In general, people of low-class position: A) live in less safe and more stressful environments. B) are less likely to describe their own health as "excellent." C) live fewer years overall. D) All of the above are correct.

10 3. People of low social position are more liberal on ________ issues and more conservative on ________ issues. A) social; economic B) economic; social C) very few; almost all D) almost all; almost no

11 4. The concept "conspicuous consumption" refers to: A) buying things that are popular with the most people. B) buying more than what you need for the moment. C) the practice of buying things to make a statement about one's social position. D) acting as if one had a lower social position than is really the case.

12 5. The total amount of financial assets, minus any debts, is referred to as: A) income. B) personal property. C) wealth. D) power.


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