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    Year 11 - Practice Exam Questions

    1. You are asked to conduct research on the impact of religion on family relationships.
    Name ONE appropriate methodology you would use to research this issue. Justify your choice of methodology including its advantages and disadvantages. (20 marks)

    2. Explain the difference between the concepts of Rites of Passage and Coming of Age. Give specific examples from the various cultures that you have studied. (20 marks)

    3. Define socialisation. How does it help to form self identity? (20 marks)

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    Well these are the questions i was given for my yearlys

    Personal and Social Identity (20 marks)

    Outline the commonalities and differences that exist between your adolescent experiece and another culture that you have studied. In your answer, refer to at least one theory of adolescent development that may help explain these commonalities and differences.

    Intercultural Communication (20 marks)

    What do you understand by the term intercultural misunderstanding? Using examples drawn from an overseas case study, outline typical situations in which intercultural misunderstandings can occur and suggest possible stratesgies that can be used to avoid them.
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    Thanks Sweets for your contribution!

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    thanx guys for this! It'll be really helpful since my teacher just does discussions and we hardly have anything written down
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    My teacher asked me to type my answers up from the exam because i got 20 for both...so i'll post it here soon as well.
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    oi does any body know the best way to study for yr 11 s +c end of year exam --
    cuz ive done nothing for bout 3 terms and its in a week. hmmm i think

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    More Preliminary Exam Questions

    Distinguish between the concepts, power and authority (3 marks)

    Describe the use of power in decision-marking within the microworld. (3 marks)

    Describe the use of authority in decision-making within the microworld. (3 marks)

    Identify an area of interest/problem/question, to which you could apply a social and cultural research methodology. (2 marks)

    Outline TWO advantages and TWO disadvantages of a focus group as a methodology in your chosen research area. (4 marks)

    SECTION II

    Personal and Social Identity (20 marks)
    a) Outline ONE theory of adolescent development. Evaluate the usefulness of this theory in explaining the behaviour and adolescent experience in our society. In your answer, refer to your own adolescent experiences.

    Intercultural Communication (20 marks)
    a) Images and stereotypes of different social and cultural groups are often created and perpetuated by mass media. What do you understand by the concept, stereotype? Explain how stereotyping can lead to intercultural misunderstandings. What strategies could be used to reduce such misunderstandings?

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    thx alot for the prac questions.... it really helped

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    Re: Year 11 - Practice Exam Questions

    Thankyou so much for these. They've been a great help in trying to predict the sorts of questions for the essays in our yearlies.
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