Sociology : Socioeconomic Status and the Family

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Sociology

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Socioeconomic Status And The Family

What term matches the definition of marrying outside of your social group?

Possible Answers:

endogamy

exogamy

oligopoly

homogamy

Correct answer:

exogamy

Explanation:

Exogamy is the practice of marrying outside your social group. Endogamy is defined as marrying  within your own social structure. Homogamy is defined as marrying someone similar to yourself. Oligopoly occurs when many conglomerates control an industry.

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