Social Science Quiz

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Which academic discipline was originally referred to as the 'science of society'?

Sociology

What do positivist social scientists use as tools for understanding society?

Methods resembling those of the natural sciences

Which social science discipline may use social critique or symbolic interpretation?

Interpretivist social scientists

In modern academic practice, social science researchers are often:

Eclectic, using multiple methodologies

Which branch of science is devoted to the study of societies and the relationships among individuals within those societies?

Social science

Which academic discipline was formerly used to refer to the field of sociology?

Anthropology

What do positivist social scientists use as tools for understanding society?

Methods resembling those of the natural sciences

In addition to sociology, social science now encompasses a wide array of academic disciplines, except:

Biology

What do interpretivist social scientists use, as opposed to constructing empirically falsifiable theories?

Social critique

In modern academic practice, researchers are often eclectic, using multiple methodologies by combining both:

Positivist and interpretivist approaches

Test your knowledge of social science with this quiz! Explore topics such as sociology, anthropology, and archaeology while learning about the relationships and dynamics within societies.

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