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What distinguishes subcultures from countercultures?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

Which of these is not considered a competitor to the traditional public school?
 
  a. the voucher system
  b. charter schools
  c. for-profit schools
  d. magnet schools
  e. back-to-basics education

Question 3

What does vocabulary reveal about a culture?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 4

According to Diane Ravitch, assistant education secretary under George W. Bush, school choice has failed to live up to expectations because
 
  a. schools are not business organizations and cannot be run like one.
  b. school choice is a hoax as long as there are federal laws mandating school attendance.
  c. local school boards like the skills in finance and marketing to make their schools successful.
  d. parents are not well-educated enough to make meaningful choices about education.
  e. there is such a thing as having too much choice.

Question 5

Why is language so important to culture?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 6

The most common reason that parents give for homeschooling is
 
  a. a belief they are better qualified to teach most subjects.
  b. a concern with religious or moral deficits in public schools.
  c. the lack of adequate math and science education in the public schools.
  d. their child's serious health problems.
  e. fear of having their child mix with students of different backgrounds.

Question 7

What is the difference between ideal culture and real culture?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 8

What is the nature of for-profit schools?
 
  a. They are built around a particular specialty yet funded publicly.
  b. They are public schools that are run like private schools and may develop their own curriculum.
  c. They are based on the idea that market forces will solve the problems of education.
  d. They permit parents to use public funds to enable their children to attend their school of choice.
  e. They require students to pay to attend, but reinvest the money in public education initiatives.
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Answer to q. 1

A subculture is a group that is part of the dominant culture, but differs from it in some important way. A counterculture is a subculture that is deliberately and consciously opposed to some aspect of the dominant culture and seeks to set itself apart. Thus, the essential differences are the active opposition and separation of the counterculturea subculture remains an integral part of the dominant culture.

Answer to q. 2

E

Answer to q. 3

Vocabulary is one way of revealing what is important to a society. A language will have many words to describe valued thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and material items.

Answer to q. 4

A

Answer to q. 5

Language allows people to convey ideas (often abstract concepts that would be difficult to show through other means) and develop common understanding. Thus, language makes learning about, understanding, and spreading culture much easier and more effective.

Answer to q. 6

B

Answer to q. 7

Ideal culture refers to cultural guidelines that members of society claim to accept, while real culture describes actual patterns of behavior.

Answer to q. 8

C
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