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Question 1: [2] Positivist sociologists attempt to emulate the ________ as a model for understanding society, and so define "science" in its stricter modern sense.
Social sciencesScientific methodPseudoscienceNatural science

Question 2: "Because of the success of science, there is, I think, a kind of ________.
Fringe sciencePseudoscienceScientific methodRelationship between religion and science

Question 3: ________ is the scientific or systematic study of society and human social action.
SociologyTalcott ParsonsSocial structureSystems theory

Question 4: ________ is the philosophy of Karl Marx, which he formulated by taking the dialectic of Hegel and joining it to the Materialism of Feuerbach.
MarxismOntologyPolitical philosophyDialectical materialism

Question 5: The last path was the correlation of knowledge and social values; the antipositivism and verstehen sociology of ________ firmly demanded on this distinction.
Austrian SchoolSocialismKarl MarxMax Weber

Question 6: The latter examines the natural environment and how the ________, vegetation & life, soil, water and landforms are produced and interact.
MeteorologyPrecipitation (meteorology)RainClimate

Question 7: ________ is an academic and research discipline that deals with the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour.
PhilosophySocial sciencesPolitical sciencePolitical philosophy

Question 8: In the terms of sociologists ________ and Thomas Luckmann, social scientists seek an understanding of the Social Construction of Reality.
Peter L. BergerBoston UniversityBoston CollegeSocial reality

Question 9: ________ is an interdisciplinary science primarily concerned with the collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information.
Information scienceSociologySocial sciencesPsychology

Question 10: A mathematical model uses ________ language to describe a system.
Set theoryMathematicsGeometryMathematical logic


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