INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 130 Fall 2007 WALAJTYS Sociology 130 Mrs. Adele Walajtys (Woolite – iss) Office: Langner Hall 103 Office Hours: M/W11:30 – 12:30 and by appointment Email: COMMON SENSE QUIZ QUESTION 1: Since the Women’s Liberation Movement of the 1960s, women’s wages have increased to match those of men. True or False? QUESTION 2: Most Roman Catholics oppose birth control. True or False? QUESTION 3: Most rapists are mentally ill. True or False? QUESTION 4: There are more minorities on welfare than whites. True or False? QUESTION 5: Couples who live together before marriage are usually more satisfied with their marriages then couples who do not live together True or False? QUESTION 6: Compared with women, men make more eye contact in face-to-face conversations. True or false? QUESTION 7: Most husbands of working wives who get laid off from work take up the slack and increase the amount of housework they do True or False? QUESTION 8: Steroids are the most commonly abused drug among college athletes True or False? QUESTION 9: Because bicyclists are more likely to wear helmets now than just a few years ago, their rate of head injuries has dropped. True or False? QUESTION 10: Students in Japan are under such intense pressure to do well in school that their suicide rate is double that of U.S. students. True or False? QUESTION 11 Most people on welfare are lazy and looking for a handout. They could work if they wanted to. True or False? QUESTION 12 More U.S. students are shot to death now than ten or fifteen years ago. True or False?