MCAT Social and Behavioral Sciences : Other Social Institutions

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Example Question #3 : Culture

Which of the following is not a commonly recognized social institution?

Possible Answers:

Government

All of these are recognized social institutions

Education

Family

Religion

Correct answer:

All of these are recognized social institutions

Explanation:

Social institutions are the various contexts within which individuals participate in social interactions. Each social institution is governed by a slightly different set of rules and expectations; for example, one would act differently when conversing with one's mother than when conversing with a police officer. Government, family, education, and religion are all widely recognized and taught social institutions.

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