Sociology questions set 112

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
According to sociologists coercive organisations are distinguished by
A
Voluntary membership
B
Involuntary membership
C
Normative organisations
D
Social groups
Question 2
Which of the following is not true about term 'control'?
A
The idea of restraint or direction.
B
Process or technique of control.
C
It stands on the way of democracy.
D
None of above
Question 3
The development of computers and the increased use of the internet are examples of what source of social change?
A
clashes over resources and values
B
diffusion
C
the mass media
D
innovation
Question 4
Contrary to Karl Marx's expectations communist revolutions occurred in.
A
agricultural nations like Cuba
B
less economically developed nations like Russia
C
Asian nations lacking well-developed industrial sectors like China
D
all of the above
Question 5
According to sociologist what is significance of local and national cultures?
A
Country
B
State
C
Nations
D
State
Question 6
According to sociology to refer to a system by which a society ranks categories of people in a hierarchy is called
A
Social values
B
Social life
C
Social gathering
D
Social stratifications
Question 7
In theoretical field social research aims
A
finding problems of human being.
B
indentifying delinquent behaviour.
C
reducing social conflicts.
D
none of above.
Question 8
A.R. Radcliffe-Brown contributed to
A
Functionalism
B
Cultural Materialism
C
Structural-Functionalism
D
Structuralism
Question 9
Role ascription by merit has also restricted the social statuses to those who has.
A
Mental and physical proficiency
B
inherited and good early environment
C
(a)mainly depending on (b)
D
None of these
Question 10
Erving Goffman in 1961 whose work we will look at in observed and life in a mental hospital and other kind of
A
Organisation
B
Culture
C
Social group
D
Impersonality
Question 11
Which theoretical perspective defines the ecological environment as an ecosystem exhibiting a tendency toward equilibrium?
A
the interactionist perspective
B
the conflict perspective
C
the relativist perspective
D
the functionalist perspective
Question 12
Which one of the following religious denominations is most likely to report the experience of being''born again''?
A
Baptists
B
Roman Catholics
C
Episcopalians
D
Unitarians
Question 13
In primary groups social contacts are.
A
formal
B
informal
C
Social
D
None of these
Question 14
According to sociology hunters and gathering is called
A
Agrarian
B
Growing food
C
Processing food
D
Hunting and gathering
Question 15
Durkheim viewed religion as a form of social.
A
recreation
B
innovation
C
ingratiation
D
integration
Question 16
The teacher-expectancy effect is most closely associated with the.
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
anomie theory
Question 17
The standard food intake for an adult male is.
A
1000-1500 calories
B
1500-2000
C
2000-2500
D
None of these
Question 18
The most fundamental factor(s)in stratification is (are).
A
the ability to make someone do what you want
B
education and income
C
access to economic resources
D
an ambitious mother and later marriage
Question 19
In defining social sciences which of the following phrases is the most appropriate.
A
rules for behavior
B
social philosophy
C
systematic and methodical study
D
study of individual behavior
Question 20
The new racism refers to.
A
a subtler form of prejudice masked by nationalist pride
B
a post-modern deconstruction of racist ideas to reveal their lack of depth
C
racist practices found in newly emerging areas of social life such as cyberspace
D
an anti-fascist movement which challenges nationalist politics
There are 20 questions to complete.

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