Sociology questions set 102

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The Nation of Islam group appealed to.
A
British-born second generation immigrants from the Asian subcontinent
B
White Americans who wanted to convert to Islam
C
African-Americans who felt excluded from the ethnic melting pot in the USA
D
African-Caribbeans who lived in the inner cities and had a distinctive youth culture
Question 2
The most pervasive of the social processes are.
A
Religious ritual
B
changelessness
C
idealized ways of thinking and doing
D
None of these
Question 3
Gambling public drunkenness prostitution and smoking marijuana are often considered.
A
white-collar crimes
B
violent crimes against people
C
"victimless" crimes
D
organized crime
Question 4
The elitist school of thought asserts that.
A
the elite is not always against the masses
B
the elite always works against the public interest
C
the elite displays a monolithic power structure
D
the masses should rebel against the elite
Question 5
Which sociological perspective views race from the macro level and sees the economic structure as a central factor in the exploitation of minority groups?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
labeling theory
Question 6
The emphasis on rural virtues.
A
has been reinforced by recent studies
B
is based on stereotypes
C
helped democratic representation in the states
D
gave urban dwellers an inferiority complex
Question 7
A from of learning in which the consequences of behaviour determine the probability of its future occurrence is called.
A
conditioning
B
personal efficacy
C
reflexive behaviour
D
egocentric bias
Question 8
Two nations with a low street-crime rate are.
A
Honduras ans Mexico
B
Japan and Finland
C
Switzerland and France
D
Germany and Austria
Question 9
In the library Louanne observes a woman sitting at a table by herself A man comes up and sits at the other end of the table The woman frowns and shakes her head no The man gets up and moves to another table Lounne concludes that the woman did not want to share a study table The theoretical perspective Louanne is using is.
A
the conflict perspective
B
the functionalist perspective
C
the interactionist perspective
D
none of the above
Question 10
In his study of suicide Emile Durkheim was primarily concerned with.
A
suicide rates and how they varied from county to country
B
personalities of individual suicide victims
C
means people used to take their own lives
D
effects of suicide on the families of victims
Question 11
What is power in society?
A
Knowledge
B
Power
C
Authority
D
Bureaucratic
Question 12
In sociology a certain groups in society 20 percent of societies or so foreigners and criminals are dumping grounds, cities, can develop no go areas are
A
Exclusion is necessary
B
Prejudice against
C
Greed is good
D
Elitism is efficient
Question 13
In the United States.
A
values norms and beliefs are always in agreement
B
values norms and beliefs are unimportant
C
values norms and beliefs are often in conflict
D
people value and believe what they please because it's a free country
Question 14
In sociology class system celebrate
A
Individualism
B
Achievement
C
Power
D
All of the above
Question 15
In essence people need government because.
A
they live in groups and need a degree of order
B
of their competitive nature
C
they have not reached a sufficient amount of civilization to exist without it
D
brute force is not sufficient keep them in line
Question 16
The variable sum concept of power is based on the assumption that
A
value consensus is essential for society.
B
value dissension is essential for society.
C
value neutrality is essential for society.
D
values are essential for society.
Question 17
The federal government has increased its responsibilities at the local level because.
A
the states inefficiency
B
the tenth amendment
C
urban influence on the states
D
excess state revenues
Question 18
Women first assumed subordinate roles when they.
A
stayed home when men hunted
B
ceased to gather the majority of the food supply
C
assumed primary child-care responsibilities
D
left home to gather food
Question 19
A Hispanic woman and a Jewish man working together as computer programmers for an electronics from overcome their initial prejudices and come to appreciate each other's strengths and talents This is an example of.
A
the contact hypothesis
B
a self-fulfilling prophecy
C
amalgamation
D
reverse discrimination
Question 20
Rate of mobility in modern societies is determined by(1) structural factor and (2).
A
Individual factors
B
Social factors
C
Class factor
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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