Sociology questions set 114

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT an example of a subject investigated by social scientists?
A
The functioning of supply and demand
B
Case study of an urban gay community
C
The interaction of various drugs in humans
D
The course of population growth and decline
Question 2
One purpose of education is to help students acquire the skills they need to be successful in society This is an example of a(n)
A
constructed reality
B
latent function
C
manifest function
D
entrenched function
Question 3
Extreme poverty is often defined as living on less than US$1 per day how has extreme poverty changed between 1981 and 2004?
A
stayed the same around 1.5 billion people
B
rose from 1.5 billion people to 3 billion
C
fell form 1.5 billion people to 1 billion
D
rose from 1.5 billion people to 2.5 billion
Question 4
A form of social stratification in which people are owned by others as property are called
A
Peasant
B
Slavery
C
Farmer
D
Agrarian
Question 5
Approximately how many people inhabit the earth?
A
50 billion
B
6 billion
C
12 billion
D
1.2 billion
Question 6
Who was Greek philospher during 427-347 BCE
A
Franz Boas
B
Plato
C
Karl Marx
D
Durkheim
Question 7
ldeologies may be.
A
partial
B
comprehensive
C
abstract
D
all of the above
Question 8
Who has considered that 'most often action is routine and relatively unreflexive'?
A
Alfred Schultz
B
H. Garfinkel
C
Max Weber
D
John Heritage
Question 9
According to weber change in religion and economy is callled
A
Nationalism
B
Capitalism
C
Feudalism
D
None of the above
Question 10
Index crimes include all but one of the following.
A
manslaughter
B
robbery
C
moving traffic violation
D
aggravated assault
Question 11
When two people interact with each other, they form
A
A society
B
An institution
C
An association
D
A dyadic group
Question 12
When a minority group accepts the culture of the dominant group it is called.
A
accommodation
B
acculturation
C
amalgamation
D
assimilation
Question 13
Which theoretical approach emphasizes racism not as a deviation from the non-racist norm but rather as the everyday normal experience for people of colour?
A
critical race theory
B
conflict theories
C
ethnocentrism
D
primordialism
Question 14
Which women are most likely to report feeling unhappy after their divorce?
A
elderly women
B
childless middle-aged women
C
young mothers
D
none of the above
Question 15
Crimes that are tolerated more than others because they seldom include violence include.
A
copyright infringement
B
data rape
C
price fixing
D
all but B
Question 16
Which of the following statements is true according to the sociological study of deviance?
A
Deviant behaviour is an anomaly in social life
B
Deviance is a property conferred upon particular behaviors by social definitions
C
Deviance exists independently of a culture's norms
D
none of the above
Question 17
Embezzlement and fraud are two examples of.
A
white collar crime
B
crimes against persons
C
organized crime
D
property crimes
Question 18
The internet rearranges our experience of space-time by making it possible to.
A
communicate instantly with people far away
B
experience what it's like to be a different gender
C
interact in an unreal and alienated way
D
communicate without non-verbal cues
Question 19
''The process of selecting the sample from the population'' is called
A
scale
B
sampling
C
standard error
D
statistics
Question 20
Political power.
A
appears only in capitalistic societies
B
is power exercised by the state through its government
C
characterizes all dictatorships
D
belongs to a ruler in democratic regimes
There are 20 questions to complete.

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