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SOC 331 Week 2 Quiz

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Question : A neighborhood covenant prohibiting homeowners from making changes to their property without permission is an example of Student Answer: Retributive justice Distributive justice Commutative justice Restorative justice Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in 2.2 Justice from the Perspectives of Different Levels of Family Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : For Aristotle, what was the most important political unit? Student Answer: The family The state


The village The household Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in section 2.3 Justice from the Perspectives of Different Levels of Society Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 3. Question : Which of the following values does the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys best exemplify? Student Answer: An excessive need for privacy. An excessive need for autonomy. Excessive hierarchy. Excessive loyalty. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in 2.2 Justice from the Perspectives of Different Levels of Family Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 4. Question : Congress once ratified a treaty which declares that The United States of America is not founded on the Christian religion. Student Answer: True False Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 2.1 Four Authorities on the Just and the Unjust


Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 5. Question : Of the following, which is one reason why crimes are tried by courts rather than by vigilantes? Student Answer: To avoid emotional reactions in the process of retributive justice. To honor the constitutional right to trial by a jury of one’s peers. To obey the constitutional prohibition of trial by one’s peers. To permit emotional reactions within the confines of witness testimony. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 2.1 Four Authorities on the Just and the Unjust Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 6. Question : Concerning justice from the perspective of different levels of society, the most distinctive characteristic of a village compared with simpler communities is Student Answer: Its political purpose rather than its religious or familial purpose Its retributive purpose rather than its political or religious purpose Its familial purpose rather than its political or retributive purpose Its commutative purpose rather than its political or familial purpose. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in section 2.3 Justice from the Perspectives of Different Levels of Society Points Received: 1 of 1


Comments: 7. Question : The principle of stare decisis calls for judges to Student Answer: Act according to the original intent of the Constitution. Treat like cases alike. Recognize that the Constitution’s meaning evolves over time. Acknowledge that, under the 14th Amendment, national rights in the United States trump states’ rights. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 2.1 Four Authorities on the Just and the Unjust Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 8. Question : What was the result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Loving v. Virginia? Student Answer: It upheld sodomy laws. It overturned all sodomy laws. It upheld anti-miscegenation laws. It overturned all anti-miscegenation laws. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in 2.2 Justice from the Perspectives of Different Levels of Family Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 9. Question :


Which of the following is NOT among the reasons identified for opposing same sex marriage? Student Answer: The Defense of Marriage Act (1996) The long-standing tradition of heterosexual marriage The alleged immorality of homosexuality The danger of increased sexually transmitted diseases Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 2.1 Four Authorities on the Just and the Unjust Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 10. Question : In 2012, a wage earner was considered to be living in poverty if his or her annual wages were any amount below Student Answer: $10,000 $13,000 $17,000 $23,000 Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 2.4 Justice from the Perspectives of Different Demographic Classifications Points Received: 1 of 1


Soc 331 week 2 quiz