APU SOC 212/ APU SOC 212- Quiz 5 Leon-Guerrero


SOC. 212.Quiz 5; Leon-Guerrero, A. (2015). Social problems: Community, policy, and social action (5th ed.)Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Question 1 of 20 1.0 Points

Which feature of the Ebola outbreak supports the fact that there are inequities in the health care system?

A.The virus only affected West African individuals.

B.The vaccine was given to foreign aid workers only.

C.The treatment was not made available in West Africa.

D.The cost was minimal for educated, White patients

Question 2 of 20 1.0 Points

The study of the patterns in the distribution and frequency of sickness, injury and death, and the social factors that shape them is known as





Question 3 of 20 1.0 Points

The number of deaths per 100,000 people is also referred to as the

A.crude death rate.

B.basic measure of fertility.

C.infant mortality rate.

D.measure of equilibrium.

Question 4 of 20 1.0 Points

All of the following are leading causes of death in the United States except

A.intestinal infections.


C.chronic lower respiratory disease.


Question 5 of 20 1.0 Points

Jess is ill and has missed several days of classes. She has been drinking plenty of fluids and has scheduled an appointment with her physician.Which statement is most likely true of Jess?

A.Jess is pretending to be sick to get out of taking her final exam.

B.Jess is playing the sick role.

C.Jess is displaying symptoms of Munchausen’s Syndrome by proxy.

D.Jess is enjoying being sick.

Question 6 of 20 1.0 Points

Which statement is true of the 1910 Flexner report?

A.It was discredited by the American Medical Association.

B.It showed that the medical system was fair in its treatment of the impoverished.

C.It created numerous medical schools throughout the United States.

D.It led to strict licensing criteria for all medical schools.

Question 7 of 20 1.0 Points

Who conducted the first true epidemiological analysis?

A.Émile Durkheim

B.Pauline Cummings

C.Thomas Szasz

D.Debbie Wallace

Question 8 of 20 1.0 Points

Compared to men, women typically

A.die more frequently from stroke.

B.commit suicide at higher rates.

C.live about five years longer.

D.have shorter but more satisfying lives.

Question 9 of 20 1.0 Points

All of the following are true of community based health centers except they

A.have been called the most effective tool to reduce health disparities.

B.can increase access to health care to the poor, racial and ethnic minorities, and other underserved populations.

C.cover the entire cost of prescription medications.

D.are located in every state.

Question 10 of 20 1.0 Points

One in four newborns in the U.S. is


B.African American.

C.Native American.


Question 11 of 20 1.0 Points

Which individual was the first woman to solo anchor a major network newscast?

A.Barbara Walters

B.Katie Couric

C.Diane Sawyer

D.Helen Thomas

Question 12 of 20 1.0 Points

Communication technology (CT) use during non-work time has been positively correlated to an employee’s workload and

A.socioeconomic status.

B.career ambitions.

C.IQ score.

D.marital status.

Question 13 of 20 1.0 Points

What role did Facebook and Twitter play during the 2011 protests in Tahrir Square, Egypt?

A.Confusing Egyptians while police moved in

B.Unifying Protestors

C.Misinforming the rest of the world about the real issues

D.Ignoring the protests

Question 14 of 20 1.0 Points

Which of the following issues is the media LEAST likely to focus on when covering a female political candidate?

A.Child care




Question 15 of 20 1.0 Points

Which company settled Federal Trade Commission charges in 2011 for violating the privacy agreement with their customers?

A.Four Square


C.My Space


Question 16 of 20 1.0 Points

Which level of household income has more users of the internet than any other?

A.More than $75,000 per year

B.Between $50,000-$74,999 per year

C.Between $30,000-$49,000 per year

D.Less than $30,000 per year

Question 17 of 20 1.0 Points

According to the Pew Research Center, changes in media from print to internet will mean less coverage of all of the following except

A.local political news.

B.celebrity news.

C.specialty beats.

D.state government.

Question 18 of 20 1.0 Points

Which organization documents attacks on the press worldwide, including the number of journalists killed, missing, or imprisoned?

A.The Center for Accuracy in Media and Public Affairs

B.The Telecommunications Organization

C.The Federal Communications Commission

D.The Committee to Protect Journalists

Question 19 of 20 1.0 Points

According to the text, a 53-year-old male driver caused a five-car pileup on Interstate 5 outside of Seattle, Washington in 2007. What was this man doing to cause the accident?

A.Calling his wife to check on dinner

B.Checking his e-mail while driving

C.Eating a sandwich

D.Listening to an NPR report on drug reform

Question 20 of 20 1.0 Points

Which law made the merger between Disney, ABC Broadcasting, and Capital Cities possible?

A.The Media Awareness Law of 2010

B.The European Disclosure Act of 1965

C.The Decency in Media Law of 1984

D.The Telecommunications Act of 1996

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