Sociology questions set 101

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which of the following is most effective in addressing social inequality caused by caste system yielding tangible results?
A
Positive discrimination
B
Affirmative action
C
Development policies
D
Caste based politics
Question 2
What function do politicians serve according to pluralists?
A
Front men
B
Statesmen
C
Shills or decoys
D
Power and interest brokers
Question 3
Which of following was earliest example of an international organization?
A
The Hanseatic League
B
The post-industrial society
C
That the rules have little actual substance in reality in the society
D
All of the above
Question 4
Those who cannot compete have on right for higher learning and must be refused accordingly who believed in the above thesis?
A
Auguste Comte
B
Spencer
C
Karl Max
D
None of these
Question 5
The dual economy mobility aids barriers and occupational structure are.
A
individual factor
B
Structural factor
C
Both a & b
D
None of these
Question 6
Which of the following is not an essential element of society?
A
Likeness
B
Inter-dependence
C
Definite boundary
D
Cooperation
Question 7
The Industrial Revolution was based on.
A
the invention of basic machines
B
the discovery of new material
C
new sources power
D
all of the above
Question 8
Studies of delinquent gangs indicate that.
A
gang norms are substituted for society's norms in some cases
B
gangs are useful for society
C
gangs have no norms
D
none of the above
Question 9
Most broadest most comprehensive cultural entities like "Spanish culture", "Nudist culture", "Religious culture", "Gay culture" and musical culture are called as
A
Civilizations
B
Modernization
C
Development
D
None of the above
Question 10
Which of the following aspects can be part of survey?
A
Illiteracy
B
Unemployment
C
Poverty
D
All of these
Question 11
According to sociologists postmodern fusion and McDonaldisation is
A
Agrarian
B
Post-industrial
C
Technologies
D
None of the above
Question 12
In the past, history, politics philosophy and sociology were.
A
Separate Disciplines
B
Same discipline
C
Not studied
D
None of these
Question 13
No-fault divorce has.
A
left alimony awards intact
B
all but eliminated alimony and somewhat decreased the average child support award
C
increased child support requirements
D
increased both alimony and child support awards for the first few year after divorce
Question 14
A framework for building theory that sees society a complex system which is interconnect to promote solidarity and stability is called as
A
Social life
B
Social building
C
Social structure
D
All of the above
Question 15
Which of the following is TRUE of interactionists?
A
Interactionsist believe that groups will experience conflict only if they are of two distinct ethnic groups
B
Interactionists downplay the role of communication in ethnicity
C
Interactionists believe the world we experience is socially constructed
D
all of the above
Question 16
What term is used to describe the way that the varied aspects of an individual's identity-such as class ethnicity gender disability and location-interact to produce complex patterns of inequality poverty and discrimination?
A
intersectionality
B
ascription
C
mobility
D
meritocracy
Question 17
The price system.
A
is equitable
B
rations products among consumers
C
allows wealthy consumers to obtain more products
D
only B and C
Question 18
'Population pyramids' reveals the following information: (a) Dependency burden (b) Birth and Death rate (c) Sex ratios of different ages (d) Approximate life expectancy of birth From the above, find the combination for correct answer:
A
(a) and (b) but not (c) and (d).
B
All (a), (b), (c) and (d).
C
(a) only but not (b), (c) and (d).
D
(c) and (d) but not (a) and (b).
Question 19
Which of the following statements about values is correct?
A
Values never change
B
Values of a culture may change but most remain relatively stable during any one person's lifetime
C
Values are constantly changing sociologists view them as being very unstable
D
All of the above statements are correct
Question 20
Environmental depletion is the term used to mean that.
A
natural resources are increasing in proportion to an increased demand for them
B
natural resources are decreasing as demand for them increase
C
natural resources can be substituted with artificial ones
D
humans are capable to adapt to other resources when the old ones disappear
There are 20 questions to complete.

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