Sociology questions set 104

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Jean Piaget found that although newborns have no self in the sense of a looking glass image they are quite.
A
ethnocentric
B
self-centered
C
other-directed
D
deterministic
Question 2
Interest groups have the following traits They.
A
present official candidates to the electorate
B
have the goal of complete control of the government
C
put their names on ballots
D
are only accountable to themselves
Question 3
Psychologist John B. Watson devised a theory called
A
Socialization
B
Behaviorism
C
Social work
D
Social circus
Question 4
Values means
A
specific behaviour of people.
B
conception of what a person, group or society considers desirable from, sets of preferences.
C
acquisition of social skills.
D
orderly change in socialisation process.
Question 5
Criminal behaviour is learnt primarily
A
in large groups.
B
by same process as non-criminal behaviour.
C
by a definite criminal process.
D
none of above.
Question 6
The term vested interests was coined by social economist.
A
William F. Oghurn
B
Talcott Parsons
C
Auguste Comte
D
Thorstein Veblen
Question 7
Which of the following positions is NOT associated with the hyperglobalizers?
A
citizens lose faith in existing systems of governance
B
globalization needs to happen much more quickly
C
individual countries no longer control their own economies
D
regional institutions are becoming as powerful as nation-states
Question 8
Agrarian societies are based on.
A
the use of the plow
B
hunting animals
C
factories
D
farm animals
Question 9
Political scientist Morgenthau and the realist school believe that foreign policy is based on.
A
morality
B
rights of humanity
C
exercise of power
D
what is best for the people of a nation
Question 10
Which of the following is the stage of research project?
A
analysing data
B
reporting results
C
gathering data
D
All of these
Question 11
The term collective consumption (Castells 1977) refers to.
A
the privatization of public services by the Conservative government
B
the lifestyle practice of shopping in peer groups
C
the from of tuberculosis suffered by those who collect stamps
D
the provision of health housing and education services by the state
Question 12
Mead presented the idea that each individual is a composite of expectations one believes others hold toward one Mead named it as.
A
looking glass self
B
Self-perception
C
generalized other
D
None of these
Question 13
Marx regarded religion as.
A
a deliberate hoax on the part of dominant classes
B
alienating on both personal and social levels
C
an opiate
D
all of the above
Question 14
Sociological studies of colonialism suggest that.
A
colonialism has largely disappeared
B
colonialism was for the most part beneficial for poor uncivilized countries
C
colonialism was inevitable and necessary for human civilization
D
colonialism is perpetuated to this day by practices known as neo-colonialism
Question 15
The important point about biological and cultural differences among people is.
A
the social meanings people give these differences
B
the evidence that some traits are more desirable than others
C
the fact that to have more is better than to have less in all circumstances
D
those with most power can determine cultural values
Question 16
According to sociologists, if you born in 1700 years ago how would you imiagine
A
To easily travel around the world
B
Would be a big community
C
Same as present world
D
None of the above
Question 17
which definition best describes the process of globalization?
A
capitalist companies are spreading across the planet
B
we all now live in a single society
C
individuals groups and nations are becoming more interdependent
D
human beings now live on every continent of the planet
Question 18
The United Nations:
A
Is primarily an instrument of the U.S
B
Open supports communist and socialist regimes
C
is extremely effective in policing the world
D
None of the above
Question 19
Participants in the market system.
A
are totally free to pursue their goals
B
are affected by prices and incomes
C
try to maximize their worth
D
try to maximize their labor
Question 20
The media-themes model of media influence claims that.
A
audiences selectively interpret what they want to hear
B
content analysis is the best way to identify the themes covered by the media
C
audiences passively absorb whatever messages they are given
D
social interaction reinforces the ideas and images that audiences select
There are 20 questions to complete.

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