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LET Reviewer in Professional Education

LET Reviewer in Sociology and Anthropology
LET Reviewer for Professional Education
PRACTICE TEST FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Sociology and Anthropology

1) Society denotes
a. the totality of social organization and its complex of social relationships
b. a group of people who share a common culture
c. a geographical aggregate who live a common life and interact with one another
d. all of the above
e. none of the above

2) The pattern of relationship between units of a specified whole is:
a. social structure
b. social organization
c. society
d. all of these
e. none of these

3) Sociologists define culture as:
a. a state of refinement
b. the plastic and graphics arts
c. activities such as TV sitcoms, soap operas or rock music
d. the totality of meanings, values, customs, norms, ideas and symbols relative to a society
e. none of the above

4) Which statement about culture does sociologist hold?
a. people living in urban areas are highly cultured
b. the Negritoes in Central Luzon are uncultured
c. all societies have culture
d. all of the above
e. none of the above

5) The idea held by the Negritoes about nature spirits helping them is an example of:
a. norms
b. belief
c. perception
d. sanction
e. all of these

6) The strongly held norms considered essential to the welfare of the people and their cherished values are called:
a. folkways
b. belief 
c. mores
d. laws
e. all of these

7) When norms are formalized a governing body, they become -
a. folkways
b. belie
c. mores
d. laws
e. none of these

8) The socially imposed rewards and punishments to ensure the conformity of the members of society to its norms are called - 
a. laws
b. folkways
c. mores
d. sanctions
e. all of these

9) Which of the following is a part of our folkways?
a. the pamanhikan
b. superstitious
c. the ten commandments
d. all of these
e. none of these

10) The feeling of unpleasantness or disorientation when one goes to an unfamiliar setting is:
a. culture strip
b. skeptical receptivity
c. culture shock
d. cultural imagination
e. none of these

11) When one group blends and takes on the characteristics of another culture, there is ____.
a. Acculturation
b. Accommodation
c. Adaption
d. Assimilation
e. None of these

12) The sharing for the dignity of others and being with them is:
a. Pakikisalamuha
b. Pakikiisa
c. Pakikipagkapwa
d. Pakikitungo
e. None of these

13) The obligation to repay a person for whom one has received a favor with undefined quantification is ___.
a. Pakikisama
b. kusang loob
c. magandang loob
d. utang na loob
e. none of these

14) The occurrence of graft and corruption, nepotism and favoritism in the Philippines if often attributed to the value of:
a. Personalism
b. Impersonalism
c. Utang na loob
d. Hospitality
e. None of these

15) The raw materials from which personality is fashioned refers to:
a. genetic personalities
b. biological inheritance
c. geographical environment
d. socio-cultural environment
e. all of these

16) The basic idea of personality held by the symbolic interactionism is that personality is the result of the interaction.
a. heredity and environment
b. individuals mediated by symbols or language
c. the individuals and his culture
d. all of these
e. none of these

17) The process by which a child learns to conform to the norms of the group acquires a status, plays the corresponding role and emerges with a social self is –
a. education
b. enculturation
c. presentation of self
d. socialization
e. none of these

18) Which statement best characterizes the socialization process?
a. the first five years of child’s life is crucial in personality formation
b. socialization is a continuous life-long process
c. culture makes its deep influence during early childhood
d. the church play a crucial role in the socialization process
e. none of these 

19) According to Cooley, the ability of children to visualize themselves through the eyes of others and imagine how they appear to others is called – 
a. personality
b. looking glass self
c. presentation of self
d. superego
e. none of these

20) Responding to a number of individuals in the group and integrating the various rules or set of norms of the group takes place in what is called the period of the –
a. looking glass self
b. reference groups
c. generalized others
d. development of the social self
e. all of these

21) Statuses which are fixed at birth by biological characteristics over which the individuals has little control are –
a. ascribed
b. assigned
c. achieved
d. attained
e. none of these

22) Becoming a doctor is an example of –
a. ascribed
b. assigned
c. achieved
d. attained
e. none of these

23) The basic element of social structure in Philippine society is the – 
a. friendship group 
b. family
c. school
d. rural community
e. all of these

24) The totality of social organization and the complex network of interconnected, interdependent and overlapping social relationships refers to –
a. social groups
b. society
c. bureaucracy
d. state
e. none of these

25) In the Philippines, the adoption or borrowing of the culture patterns and values of the Chinese by the Filipinos and vice-versa is –
a. accommodation
b. society
c. bureaucracy
d. reciprocity
e. none of these


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