Sociology questions set 11

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
How did the Brundtland Commission (1987) define sustainable development?
A
development that protects the environment for future generations even at the expense of the present generation
B
development which meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
C
a type of development which put the interests of developing countries ahead of the interests of the rich nations
D
development that is capable of maintaining sustainable economic growth for all countries of the world
Question 2
Changes of relationships are primarily.
A
Individual changes
B
Social Change
C
Cultural Change
D
None of these
Question 3
According to Robert Salisbury the crucial factor in turning awareness of an issue into an organized movement is.
A
money
B
mass media
C
leadership
D
all of the above
Question 4
A counterculture.
A
emphasizes math
B
is based in stores
C
opposes values of the mainstream culture
D
none of the above
Question 5
Which perspective looks at the world-wide context and emphasizes economic factors?
A
Realism
B
Neo-realism
C
Globalism
D
Pluralism
Question 6
The real problem in population growth is.
A
sheer numbers
B
uneven density of population
C
population growth presents no problem
D
that most societies have a fertility rate
Question 7
Emergence of a consolidated network of business leadership is most compatible with which ideal type of capitalism is in society?
A
Institutional capitalism
B
Capitalism of the state
C
Calculability
D
Capitalism of the country
Question 8
Who is of the view that social unrest is rooted in the capitalist path of development?
A
A.R. Desai
B
G.S. Ghurye
C
D.P. Mukerji
D
Surajit Sinha
Question 9
The term ethnomethodology was coined by.
A
Harold Garfinkel
B
Max Weber
C
Erving Goffman
D
Anthony Giddens
Question 10
In biology the senescence is.
A
the process of growth
B
the process of aging
C
infant period
D
None of these
Question 11
The term ''prejudice'' implies that.
A
one makes a judgment before having all the facts
B
one refuses to change one's mind even when confronted by facts
C
one takes action against minorities
D
one's judgments are BOTH preconceived and unchangeable
Question 12
Median earnings are a better benchmark for poverty than mean earnings because.
A
the mean is distorted by a few people at the very top of the distribution
B
they lead more people to be defined as in poverty
C
the median is a more accurate measurement of earning than the mean
D
all of the above
Question 13
For Thomas Robert Malthus the appropriate way to control population was to.
A
use artificial means of birth control
B
postpone marriage
C
pass legislation prohibiting families from having more than one child
D
do all of the above
Question 14
Which of these is not a concept associated with Left Realist explanations of criminal subcultures?
A
social exclusion
B
individual pathology
C
political marginalization
D
relative deprivation
Question 15
Urbanism is associated with.
A
extended families
B
Gemeinschaft society
C
increase in anomie and alienation
D
public transportation
Question 16
Characteristic of cultural lag is
A
effective
B
simple
C
well-defined
D
None of these
Question 17
Mobility oriented behaviour education Work habits are.
A
Individual factor
B
Structural
C
both a and b
D
None of these
Question 18
According to sociologists Weber's principals of bureaucracy are
A
Rules and regulations
B
Functional
C
Hierarachy
D
All of the above
Question 19
Political parties in the U.S function to.
A
define the interests of the people in the form of a platform
B
provide personnel to run the government
C
engage in political socialization
D
all of the above
Question 20
Which is NOT a form of collective behavior?
A
Fashions
B
Rumors
C
Dining out with a friend
D
Panic
There are 20 questions to complete.

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