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MORONG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL


PERIODICAL TEST
UNDERSTANDING SOCIETY, CULTURE AND POLITICS

Name:______________________________ Grade&Section:________________ Date:_____________

I. Direction: Encircle the letter of the correct answer.


_____ 1. It is a conception that people accepts are true about how the world operates and where individuals fit in it.
a. values b. symbols c. beliefs d. norms
_____ 2. Important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by the members of a culture about what is good or bad and
desirable or undesirable. It have major influence on a person's behavior and attitude and serve as broad guidelines in
all situations.
a. values b. symbols c. mores d. norms
_____ 3. All societies have guidelines that govern moral standards and even the most routine aspects of life.
a. values b. folkways c. beliefs d. norms
_____ 4 It is any kind of physical phenomenon – a word, an object, a color, a sound, a feeling, an odor, a movement,
a taste to which people assign a meaning or values.
a. values b. symbols c. beliefs d. norms
_____ 5. Norms that apply the routine matters like eating, sleeping, appearance, posture, use of appliances and
relations to various people, animals and the environment.
a. folkways b. mores c. values d. beliefs
_____ 6. Norms that people define as essential to the well-being of the group.
a. values b. folkways c. mores d. norms
_____ 7. It is the evaluative aspects as to what Filipinos find most virtuous which constitute three dimension:
a. diwa b. asal c. painiwala d. halaga
_____ 8. It is the expression of the evaluative aspect of Filipinos value system which constitute three standards:
a. diwa b. asal c. culture d. halaga
_____ 9. This refers to the kalooban or inner which in essence is intertwined reason and emotion.
a. diwa b. asal c. culture d. halaga
_____ 10. It is a complex whole which includes knowledge, beliefs, arts, morals, laws, customs and any other
capabilities and habits acquired by a human as a member of society.
a. diwa b. asal c. culture d. halaga
_____ 11. Refers to the study of living people and their cultures including variation and change. It deals with the
description and analysis of the forms and styles and the social lives of past and present ages. Cultural
anthropologists also study art, religion, migration, marriage, and family.
a. Cultural Anthropology b. Biological Anthropology c. Linguistic Anthropology d. Archeology
_____ 12. Refers to the study of communication, mainly (but not exclusively) among humans. It includes the study of
communication’s origins, history, and contemporary variation.
a. Cultural Anthropology b. Biological Anthropology c. Linguistic Anthropology d. Archeology
_____ 13. Refers to the study of past human cultures through their material remains. It is the study of past human
cultures through the recovery and analysis of artifacts.
a. Cultural Anthropology b. Biological Anthropology c. Linguistic Anthropology d. Archeology
_____ 14. Also known as “physical anthropology”, this refers to the study of humans as biological organisms
including their evolution and contemporary variation. It seeks to describe the distribution of hereditary variations
among contemporary populations and to sort out and measure the relative contributions made by heredity,
environment, and culture to human biology.
a. Cultural Anthropology b. Biological Anthropology c. Linguistic Anthropology d. Archeology
_____ 15. This area focuses on the study of human nature and its emphasis on social processes as they affect
individual or responses which are called “social stimuli”.
a. Human Ecology b. Population Studies c. Social Change d. Social Psychology
_____ 16. This area includes size, growth, demographic characteristics, composition, migration, changes, and quality
vis-à-vis economic, political, and social systems.
a. Human Ecology b. Population Studies c. Social Change d. Social Psychology
_____ 17. It pertains to the study of the effects of various social organizations (religious organizations, political
institutions and etc.) to the population’s behavior.
a. Human Ecology b. Social Organization c. Social Change d. Social Psychology
_____ 18. It studies factors that cause social organization and social disorganization like calamity, drug abuse,
drastic and gradual social change, health and welfare problems, political instability, unemployment and
underemployment, child and women’s issue, etc.
a. Applied Sociology b. Population Studies c. Social Change d. Social Psychology
_____ 19. This includes the study of social institutions, social inequality, social mobility, religious groups, and
bureaucracy.
a. Human Ecology b. Social Organization c. Social Change d. Social Psychology
_____ 20. This is concerned with the specific intent of yielding practical applications for human behavior and
organizations. The goal of Applied Sociology is to assist in resolving social problems through the use of
sociological research.
a. Applied Sociology b. Population Studies c. Social Change d. Social Psychology
_____ 21. The study about humans.
a. Anthropology b. Sociology c. Psychology d. Political Science
_____ 22. The aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community.
a. society b. culture c. politics d. norms
_____ 23. 24. The formal institution designated to preserve and transfer cultural knowledge and identity to the
members of the society.
a. Media b. Religion c. Family d. Education
_____ 24. 27. Responsible for the circulation of vital information among the members of the society.
a. Media b. Religion c. Family d. Education
_____ 25. A kind of community that are having a historical continuity with pre-invasion and pre-colonial societies that
developed on their territories, considers distinct from other sectors of the societies like the ethnic group.
a. Rural Community b. IP Community c. Urban Community d. Social Community
_____ 26. Kind of community that are often busy and crowded, it is the most central location in a region and is
referred to as downtown.
a. Rural Community b. IP Community c. Urban Community d. Primitive Community
_____ 27. 5. The systematic study about human society.
a. Anthropology b. Sociology c. Psychology d. Political Science
_____ 28. . It is a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head.
a. mother b. father c. family d. ancestor
_____ 29. It is one of the people from whom a person is descended.
a. mother b. father c. family d. ancestor
_____ 30. It is a theory that the differences between modern plants and animals are because of changes that
happened by a natural process over a very long time.
a. ethnocentrism b. evolution c. Ideology d. cultural relativism
II. Direction: Write A if the sentence is Anthropology, S if Sociology and P if Political Science.
_____ 31. This means that political science is not just for politicians or for aspiring lawyers instead, it is also a give
and take relationship between the government and its people.
_____ 32. It is the social process or strategy in any position of control which people gain, use, or lose power.
_____ 33. Appreciate that all things (in society) are interdependent with each other. An individual’s personal history is
connected to his/her environment’s history which is also tied into the nation’s history.
_____ 34. Look at one’s own culture more objectively like an outsider, it aims to make “the strange familiar and the
familiar strange.”
_____ 35. It is the study of humankind in all times and all places.
_____ 36. Produce new knowledge and new theories about humankind and human behavior – This new knowledge
is then applied in an attempt to alleviate human challenges.
_____ 37. Discover what makes people different from one another in order to understand and preserve diversity.
_____ 38. It is the organized agency in a state tasked to impose social control.
_____ 39. Anthropology also challenges individuals to evaluate and criticize their own culture.
_____ 40. It gathers social inputs which are composed of frequent forms and manners namely: attitude, viewpoints,
consolidated values, and norms of social institutions which form part of social array.

III. Matching Type: Match Column A with Column B. Write the answer on the space provided.
Column A Column B
_____ 41. Homo Sapiens a. mauer jaw
_____ 42. Homo erectus b. wise man
_____ 43. Australopithecines c. java man
_____ 44. Homo habilis d. Southern ape from Afar
_____ 45. Heidelbergensis e. handy man
Column A Column B
_____ 46. Iron age a. Period between the Neolithic and the Bronze Age
_____ 47. Copper age b. New Stone Age
_____ 48. Paleolithic age c. Archaeological era
_____ 49. Neolithic d. Three age system
_____ 50. Bronze e. Old Stone Age.
“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”
-Friedrich Nietzsche-
Prepared: Checked: Noted:

CHERRY M. ADUAN ELOISA S. TAMAYO CELESTINO A. SANTIAGO


Teacher, SHS G12 SHS Coordinator Principal III