Sociology questions set 106

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
What are Muslim cultures?
A
Language
B
Dress pattern
C
Religion
D
None of the above
Question 2
Social constructionism studies the processes which create and sustain.
A
social structures
B
social space
C
social reality
D
social
Question 3
The term feminist standpoint suggests.
A
taking a stand on the issues neglected by feminism
B
studying society from the perspective of women
C
the recognition of difference and diversity in women's lives
D
a tendency to ignore the gendered nature of knowledge
Question 4
Which of the following statements about crime and deviance is false?
A
the concept of 'deviance' is much broader than 'crime'
B
deviance and crime very often overlap
C
the concept of deviance can be applied to individuals and groups
D
deviance is normally sanctioned by law
Question 5
Proposed political party reforms in the U.S include.
A
greater ideological division
B
increasing numbers of Independents
C
greater freedom of action for candidates
D
adopting a winner-takes-all principle
Question 6
Which of the following sociologists never wrote a book and about whose thoughts most of our knowledge is presented in an edited volume of his lectures published by his students after his death?
A
George Herbert Mead
B
Kari Marx
C
Em-ile Durkheim
D
Max Weber
Question 7
According to sociologists prestige, status and social honor is
A
Cultural capital
B
Economic capital
C
Symbolic capital
D
Social capital
Question 8
According to sociology most important part of man's culture is
A
Beliefs
B
Heritage
C
Knowledge
D
All of the above
Question 9
Marx in his theory of class consciousness has been criticised because he has
A
given no place to middle classes.
B
too much elevated middle classes.
C
None of these
D
both of these
Question 10
Authority generated by the personality or personal appeal of an individual is referred as.
A
traditional authority
B
charismatic authority
C
rational domination
D
Patrimonialism
Question 11
In comparison with industrial cities preindustrial cities had.
A
relatively open class systems
B
extensive social mobility
C
a much more rigid division of labour by gender
D
all of the above
Question 12
Whenever a third party becomes significant its platform.
A
is rejected by the two main parties
B
is integrated into the platforms of the two main parties
C
is declared unconstitutional
D
becomes a social movement
Question 13
According to sociologists Emile Durkheium was born in
A
America
B
France
C
Asia
D
Europe
Question 14
According to sociology about everyone who works for income is a member of a
A
Normative organisations
B
Utilitarian organisations
C
Coercive organisations
D
Informal orgnization
Question 15
Songs languages and orchestral performances are examples of.
A
nonmaterial culture
B
material culture
C
mores
D
proprietary culture
Question 16
One of the ethical problems with covert participant observation is.
A
not being able to write comprehensive field notes or record conversations
B
deceiving the respondents as to the reason for your presence
C
observing people outside of their natural setting
D
subjecting the participants to physical harm
Question 17
The first step in any sociological research project is to.
A
collect data
B
define the problem
C
review previous research
D
formulate a hypothesis
Question 18
'Secularism curbs divisiveness that springs from religious differences and also clears way for rapid development and nation building processes'. Which one of the following is not an element of secularism as per the statement given above?
A
Integration of socio-economic and political system that can interlink and interpenetrate various sub-groups.
B
Non-acceptance to the prejudice and parochialism.
C
Visible demonstrated gains of interdependence and cooperation.
D
Primordial loyalties as a part of social engineering in a society.
Question 19
According to sociologists there are raw materials, labour, time and technologies are called as
A
Representation
B
Production
C
Advertising
D
Media
Question 20
Wirth (1938) said that social relationships in the urban way of life were segmental because.
A
they were confined to particular areas of the city
B
people knew each other only through specific situational roles and not as whole rounded individuals
C
there were distinctive patterns of activity of each social class
D
they were based on face to face interaction with close friends and family
There are 20 questions to complete.

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