The Big Education Quiz<br />Objective: Revise key areas in sociology of education<br />Total Marks Available = 63<br />
Round 1 (7 points available)<br />Name 2 reasons why compulsory schooling was introduced for all?<br />Which group argue t...
Round 2 (6 points available)<br />Name 2 functions of education according to Marxists?<br />Which sociologist argued that ...
Round 3 (15 points available)<br />In what year was the Tripartite System introduced?<br />Which three schools were introd...
Round 4 (10 points available)<br />Name 5 factors that affect class and achievement?<br />What is meant by material depriv...
Round 5 (8 points available)<br />Which ethnic group are the least likely to perform well in education?<br />Name two reas...
Round 6 (11 points available)<br />Name 3 reasons why girls achievements have improved?<br />Name 4 reasons why boys are s...
Round (6 points available)<br />The process where children are taught to respect authority, accept rules etc is known as w...
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  1. 1. The Big Education Quiz<br />Objective: Revise key areas in sociology of education<br />Total Marks Available = 63<br />
  2. 2. Round 1 (7 points available)<br />Name 2 reasons why compulsory schooling was introduced for all?<br />Which group argue that education provides only positive roles?<br />What is meant by meritocratic?<br />Name 2 functions of education according to functionalists?<br />What is meant by equality of opportunity?<br />
  3. 3. Round 2 (6 points available)<br />Name 2 functions of education according to Marxists?<br />Which sociologist argued that education is part of the ideological state apparatus?<br />Bowles and Gintis argue that school mirrors the workplace – what is this theory called?<br />What is the hidden curriculum?<br />Who wrote ‘Learning to Labour’?<br />
  4. 4. Round 3 (15 points available)<br />In what year was the Tripartite System introduced?<br />Which three schools were introduced as part of this system?<br />Name two criticisms of the Tripartite System?<br />What type of schools were introduced in 1965?<br />What is meant by the term catchment area?<br />What is a selective school?<br />Give three features of the 1988 Education Reform Act?<br />Name 3 ways in which the government have tried to improve standards in schools?<br />
  5. 5. Round 4 (10 points available)<br />Name 5 factors that affect class and achievement?<br />What is meant by material deprivation?<br />Name one way in which the government have attempted to tackle class inequality?<br />What concept did Bourdieu come up with?<br />Which sociologist researched speech codes in schools?<br />What is a self-fulfilling prophecy?<br />
  6. 6. Round 5 (8 points available)<br />Which ethnic group are the least likely to perform well in education?<br />Name two reasons for this trend?<br />Which ethnic group are said to be the highest achievers in education?<br />Name one reason for this?<br />Name two sociologists who have studied ethnicity and achievement?<br />By what grades is achievement in education usually measured?<br />
  7. 7. Round 6 (11 points available)<br />Name 3 reasons why girls achievements have improved?<br />Name 4 reasons why boys are said to be underachieving?<br />Name 2 sociologists who have researched gender and educational achievement?<br />By what percentage are girls said to outperform boys?<br />Which is the most important factor affecting achievement: class, ethnicity or gender?<br />
  8. 8. Round (6 points available)<br />The process where children are taught to respect authority, accept rules etc is known as what?<br />Which sociologist studied male subcultures in school?<br />Name 2 of the groups his research found?<br />What is meant by setting?<br />The process of all children being taught together is known as what?<br />

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