Sociology questions set 107

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Quran literally means
A
Recitation
B
Word of God
C
Knowledge
D
All of the above
Question 2
British rule restricted the autonomy of Beradaries and in turn gave.
A
Corporate structures
B
Formal institutions
C
Both a and b
D
None of these
Question 3
Sometimes the scientist personally participates in some experiment to observe it fully It is Known as.
A
Personal studies
B
Participant-observer studies
C
Observational studies
D
None of these
Question 4
Social scientists are interested in collective behavior because it is.
A
so predictable
B
not tied to social factors
C
often the basis of important social change
D
reflective of purely animal behavior
Question 5
Who considers modernity as 'an unfinished project'?
A
Derrida
B
Giddens
C
Althusser
D
Habermas
Question 6
The blended family.
A
consists of natural parents and children
B
is another name for a childless family
C
is made up of natural parents stepparents natural children and stepchildren
D
is quite stable for children
Question 7
During the Enlightenment of the 18th century.
A
scholars emphasized the supernatural
B
scholars denied the possibility of a scientific study of humans
C
a number of scholars believed human social life could be studied scientifically
D
none of the above
Question 8
..... view standards of deviant behavior as merely reflecting cultural norms whereas..... and..... theorists point out that the most powerful groups in a society can shape laws and standards and determine who is (or is not) prosecuted as a criminal.
A
conflict theorists functionalists labelling
B
labelling theorists conflict functionalist
C
functionalists conflict labelling
D
conflict theorists theorists labelling functionalist
Question 9
The conscious and rational part of the self is.
A
id
B
ego
C
Superego
D
None of these
Question 10
Federal legislation has sometimes been prompted by.
A
outright opposition by state governments to federal law
B
a general lack of financial resources and professional expertise at the state level
C
inefficiency and sluggishness of state administrations
D
all of the above
Question 11
Which of the following is not element of culture?
A
traits
B
ethos
C
pattern
D
None of these
Question 12
The text primarily applied Weber's notion of status to.
A
positions in the social system
B
ranked occupational positions
C
spending and consumption patterns
D
prestige derived from ancestry
Question 13
Polygyny.
A
is the preferred type of marriage in more than 40 per cent of societies
B
is generally available to all men in societies where it is permitted
C
tend to favoured where large families are advantageous and women make substantial contributions to subsistence
D
usually involves the right of younger brothers to have sexual access to their brothers wives
Question 14
Power may be asserted by.
A
reciprocating
B
promising a reward in return for compliance
C
coercion
D
coercion reciprocation or reward
Question 15
If a janitor got a job as a security guard because it was closer to home he would be experiencing.
A
horizontal mobility
B
vertical mobility
C
intragenerational mobility
D
inter structural mobility
Question 16
The public sector.
A
is bloated with a large bureaucracy
B
employs one of every four workers
C
is less efficient and effective than the private sector
D
all of the above
Question 17
Foreign aid:
A
has been used as an instrument of foreign policy by the U.S
B
should be abolished until poverty is eliminated is our own society
C
is what ultimately overthrew communism
D
None of the above
Question 18
According to sociologists burakumin or outcastes stood further down in that country is called
A
Traditional
B
Hierarchy
C
Caste
D
Race
Question 19
Which of these is not a feature of an ideal type bureaucracy according to Weber?
A
a clear-cut hierarchy of authority
B
co-ownership among all workers of the material resource with which they operate
C
fixed salaries associated with each role
D
written rules governing conduct
Question 20
Some of the advantages of a market economy include.
A
all participants get some satisfaction
B
scarce resources are put into goods that are in demand
C
economic output is distributed to those who can pay the price
D
all of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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