sociology 10000 MCQ questions answers

Sociology

Question 1
The fiftieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education is not the success it was intended to be because.
A
schools are becoming segregated again
B
the law has been changed again
C
people prefer to live in segregated neighborhoods
D
none of the above






Question 2
Theoretical approaches can only be said to be, valid. if.
A
the theorist has researched the literatures thoroughly
B
they have been tested out by means of factual research
C
they are written in such a way as to be impossible to disprove
D
they are shared by a large enough number of theorists
Question 3
Culture change means
A
change in social structure.
B
change in social relationship.
C
change in the culture of a society.
D
None of these
Question 4
Durkheim was one of the first scientific sociologists who studied.
A
suicide
B
mental illness
C
sex
D
all of the above






Question 5
What is meant by the public sector?
A
The goals of the society
B
Economic activities in which the government engages for the public good
C
Economic activities in which self interest makes for personal affluence
D
Economic activities open to the public
Question 6
Louis Wirth argued that a relatively large and permanent settlement leads to distinctive patterns of behaviour which he called.
A
squatting
B
linear development
C
urbanism
D
gentrification
Question 7
According to sociology a norm is a
A
How we compare other cultures with our own
B
The behavior of others
C
Normal social behavior
D
How best to behave






Question 8
When a person uses more than one substance to maintain his dependence is called.
A
mono abuse
B
poly drug abuse
C
multi use
D
None of these
Question 9
The Thomas theorem states that.
A
nonverbal communication constitutes the majority of a message in communication
B
verbal communication is more important than touch and touch is more important than artifacts in communicating a message
C
definitions of the situation differ and common understanding is impossible
D
if situations are defined as real they are real in their consequences






Question 10
Structural functionalism is the intellectual descendent of.
A
Marxism
B
Social Darwinism
C
Classical liberalism
D
Classical conservatism
Question 11
It is true of the population of the United States that.
A
it is getting older
B
there are more women than men
C
rural and sunbelt areas attract only the young
D
it is BOTH older and more female






Question 12
Which of the following is type of integration?
A
Closely woven
B
Loosely woven
C
Both of these
D
None of these
Question 13
Which city is forecast to become the largest megacity by 2025?
A
New York
B
Mumbai
C
Beijing
D
Tokyo
Question 14
What does the functionalist perspective see as crucial for the maintenance of social order?
A
strong class-based identities
B
multiculturalism
C
moral consensus
D
a strong state






Question 15
If population growth in the underdeveloped nations continues unabated in 2050 world population will be.
A
6 billion
B
8 billion
C
10 billion
D
30 billion
Question 16
Which one of the following is not correct with regard to peasant?
A
The peasant represents little tradition.
B
The peasants in India are predominantly represented by the middle strata of caste hierarchy.
C
The peasants are dependants on land for the mainstay of their livelihood.
D
Though the peasants are dependent on land for themainstay of their livelihood, they resort to several other activities for their livelihood security.
Question 17
Merton attributed deviance to ''anomie'' meaning.
A
lack of legitimate means to attain group goals
B
mental retardation
C
neurosis
D
wild mood swings






Question 18
Which of the following is a factor that has contributed to the rise of the dual income model of the family?
A
increase in the number of men with a college education
B
increasing birth-rate
C
shift in the economy of the United States from manufacturing to service industries
D
all of the above
Question 19
Most animal behavior is determined by.
A
symbolic interaction
B
a system of symbols
C
biology and instinct
D
animal culture






Question 20
When Comet wrote of sociology as a positive science he meant.
A
that it should show people in the best possible light
B
that it should attempt to appeal to as many people as possible
C
that it should apply the same methods as physics or chemistry
D
that it should progress by positing new concepts and theories
There are 20 questions to complete.






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