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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
Region VIII
Division of Samar
BUENAVISTA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
San Jorge, Samar

PRE-TEST in
Understanding Culture, Society and Politics

Name: Grade/Strand:

Test I. Circle the item that corresponds to the correct answer.

1. It is the system by which a state or community is controlled as to put order.


(a) Political (c) Government
(b) Constituents (d) System

2. ________________ is the holistic “science of man”, a science of the totality of human existence.
(a) Anthropology (c) Archaeology
(b) Sociology (d) Etymology

3. _______________ is the study of relationships among people.


(a) Anthropology (c) Archaeology
(b) Sociology (d) Etymology

4. It deals with the systems of government and the analysis of political activity and political behavior.
(a) Public Policy (c) International Relation
(b) Political Theory (d) Political Science
5. _____________ a complex situation that holds sovereignty over a bounded territory.
(a.) Sociology (c.) Culture
(b.) State (d.) Society
6. _____________ are conceptions or ideas people have about what is true in the environment around them like what is
life, how to value it, and how one’s belief on the value of life relate with his or her interaction with others and the world.
(a) Beliefs (c) Language
(b) Values (d) Norms

7. _____________ describe what is appropriate or inappropriate in a given society or what ought to be.
(a) Beliefs (c) Language
(b) Values (d) Norms

8. It is a shared set of spoken and written symbols.


(a) Beliefs (c) Language
(b) Values (d) Norms

9. _________ are specific rules/standards to guide appropriate behavior.


(a) Beliefs (c) Language
(b) Values (d) Norms

10. Also known as customs, these are norms for everyday behavior that people follow for the sake of tradition or convenience.
(a) Mores (c) Taboos
(b) Folkways (d) Law

11. A person or practitioner who studies Anthropology.


(a) Sociologist (c) Anthropologist
(b) Psychologist (d) Archaeologist

12. An organized political community living under a single system of government.


(a) State (c) Government
(b) Society (d) Culture

13. A group of people involved in persistent interpersonal relationships, or a large social grouping sharing the same
geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.
(a) State (c) Government
(b) Society (d) Culture
14. It refers to a system by which a society ranks categories of people in a hierarchy.
(a) Social Stratification (c) Social Change
(b) Social Science (d) Social Climber

15. It refers to an alteration in the social order of a society.


(a) Social Stratification (c) Social Change
(b) Social Science (d) Social Climber

16. The study of previous cultures of humans by analyzing various artifacts and fossils.
(a) Archaeology (c) Paleozoology
(b) Paleontology (d) Geology

17. It is something that is not present in nature but is formed through a process done by man.
(a) Artifacts (c) Democracy
(b) Civilization (d) Neolithic

18. It is a process wherein there are notable changes made to the culture of a society over several generations.
(a) Neolithic revolution (c) Cultural evolution
(b) Industrial society (d) Biological evolution

19. A term that is used to refer to the impact and development of farming to the lives of peole.
(a) Neolithic revolution (c) Cultural evolution
(b) Industrial society (d) Biological evolution

20. A species of hominid. They are the modern humans.


(a) Homo habilis (c) Homo sapiens
(b) Homo sapiens sapiens (d) Homo erectus

21. It is the acceptance of the cultural goals and means of attaining those goals.
(a) Gossip (c) Deviance
(b) Enculturation (d) Conformity

22. The fact or state of diverging from usual or accepted standards, especially in social or sexual behavior.
(a) Gossip (c) Deviance
(b) Enculturation (d) Conformity

23. It involves the rejection of both the cultural goals and the traditional means of achieving those goals.
(a) Retreatism (c) Ostracism
(b) Ritualism (d) Idealism

24. Being ignored by others who are in one’s presence.


(a) Social control (c) Social stratification
(b) Social ostracism (d) Social change

25. The importance, worth, or usefulness of something.


(a) Values (c) Self
(b) Status (d) Role

26. These are groups of people that has distributive task for a collective goal.
(a) Groups (c) Society
(b) Organizations (d) Class

27. These are large clusters of people who have a mutually shared purpose, often aiming to complete tasks.
(a) Out-Group (c) Reference Group
(b) Primary Group (d) Secondary Group

28. These are used in order to guide our behavior and attitudes and help us to identify social norms.
(a) Out-Group (c) Reference Group
(b) Primary Group (d) Secondary Group

29. It is where a social group with which an individual does not identify to be part of.
(a) Out-Group (c) Reference Group
(b) Primary Group (d) Secondary Group

30. It is a small social group whose members share personal and lasting relationships.
(a) Out-Group (c) Reference Group
(b) Primary Group (d) Secondary Group

31. It is the tracing of kinship through both parents’ ancestral lines.


(a) Matrilineal descent (c) Patrilineal descent
(b) Bilateral descent (d) Unilineal descent

32. It is the custom of marrying only within the limits of a local community, clan, or tribe.
(a) Endogamy (c) Monogamy
(b) Exogamy (d) Polygamy

33. It is the custom of marrying outside a community, clan, or tribe.


(a) Endogamy (c) Monogamy
(b) Exogamy (d) Polygamy

34. ___________________ in which an individual’s kin group, or clan membership, is traced through men.
(a) Matrilineal descent (c) Patrilineal descent
(b) Bilateral descent (d) Unilineal descent

35. It is a kinship system in which descent is traced through only one gender.
(a) Matrilineal descent (c) Patrilineal descent
(b) Bilateral descent (d) Unilineal descent

36. It’s a family tree that is only tracked through the men or women of the family, but not both.
(a) Matrilineal descent (c) Patrilineal descent
(b) Bilateral descent (d) Unilineal descent

37. A system that traces descent through the women of the clan.
(a) Matrilineal descent (c) Patrilineal descent
(b) Bilateral descent (d) Unilineal descent

38. A family unit that results from the union of two parents, both with a child or children from previous relationships.
(a) Nuclear family (c) Extended family
(b) Blended family (d) Single parent family type

39. The ___________________ family consist of one parent raising one or more children on his own.
(a) Nuclear family (c) Extended family
(b) Blended family (d) Single parent family type

40. family which extends beyond the nuclear family to include grandparents and other relatives.
(a) Nuclear family (c) Extended family
(b) Blended family (d) Single parent family type

41. Clans with matrilineal are called


(a) Lineages (c) patriclans
(b) Clans (d) matriclans
42. What is “Authority”?
(a) Is a person or organization having power or control in a particular system
(b) It is a person or organization that have no power
(c) You’re a boss
(d) You have your personal wants
43. __________________ is a sum of money that a person may borrow.
(a) Loans (c) Purchase
(b) Market (d) Consumption
44. ______________ are payments that are made without any good or service being received in return.
(a) Redistribution (c) Loans
(b) Transfer (d) Purchase
45. Known as body of people acting as single entity.
(a) Bank (c) Cooperation
(b) Corporation (d) Advocacy
46. It is an idea from an individual or group which aims to influence a political, economic, and social decision.
(a) Ideology (c) Organization
(b) Advocacy (d) Cooperative
47. It is said to be the Key to Success is
(a) Power (c) Influence
(b) Money (d) Education
48. An education system that is usually in a classroom setting
(a) Informal education (c) Non – formal education
(b) Formal education (d) Traditional education
49. Is described to focus on concerns outside of themselves; they appreciate the world around them with a sense of awe and
wonder
(a) Educated person (c) Self – actualizing person
(b) Introvert person (d) Extrovert person
50. What is the function of education?
(a) To train student how to become a good citizen in society
(b) To prepare students to the real world
(c) To corrupt students
(d) Only A and B

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