Sociology questions set 12

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
In sociology cultural beliefs that serve to legitimate key interests and hence justify social stratification is called
A
Caste
B
Symbol
C
Ideology
D
Race
Question 2
A preference for foreign culture and products is called.
A
Xenocentrism
B
Ethnocentrism
C
Cultural Adjustment
D
None of these
Question 3
In stage 3 of the health transition the main causes of illness and death are.
A
acute infectious diseases such as typhus measles and cholera
B
respiratory diseases such as pneumonia and asthma
C
chronic degenerative diseases such as cancer heart disease and strokes
D
too diverse to put into one category
Question 4
According to Weber the driving force of society was.
A
rationality
B
Cultural pursuits
C
Increased development
D
None of these
Question 5
Schizophrenia is.
A
another name for split personality
B
a term meaning "to hallucinate"
C
applied to a number of disturbances for lack of any other label
D
a psychosomatic disorder
Question 6
A social stratum is.
A
a level in the social hierarchy comprising people with shared life chances
B
a methodological tool used to identify a person's social class
C
the boundary between two levels of the social hierarchy
D
a symbol of status used to differentiate between social classes
Question 7
The strongest urge that all living creatures feel is to.
A
avoid stress
B
be important
C
feel respectable
D
reproduce themselves
Question 8
The determinants of social class are.
A
Birth
B
Money
C
Education and occupation
D
All of above
Question 9
Social institutions.
A
are ingrained patterns of behavior representing solutions to universal human needs
B
are things like banks and schools
C
make up cultural components
D
all of the above
Question 10
Which of the following is true about social control?
A
The indea of restraint and direction.
B
Includes formal and informal mode which has an impact on others.
C
Both of these
D
None of these
Question 11
..... is a relatively permanent change in behaviour or capability that results from experience.
A
Insight
B
Education
C
Learning
D
Manipulated cognition
Question 12
Which is characteristic of a strictly closed society?
A
Estate
B
Class
C
Caste
D
Strata
Question 13
There is no conclusive evidence that differences in the behavior of the two genders are due to.
A
anatomical differences
B
hormonal differences
C
chromosomal differences
D
all of the above
Question 14
The transition from a charismatic religious leader's direct example to routine procedures and observances is called.
A
differentiation
B
denomination
C
institutionalization
D
bureaucratization
Question 15
''The largest group of people inhabiting a specific territory and sharing a common culture''is a definition of a.
A
nation
B
state
C
government
D
society
Question 16
What is common to magic, religion and science?
A
Observation and experimentation
B
Equal influence on human beings
C
Orientation towards the unknown
D
Orientation towards the supernatural
Question 17
Social stratification is a characteristic of society not simply a reflection of
A
Individual difference
B
Group of people
C
Self
D
None of the above
Question 18
The overall poverty rate is highest among.
A
women
B
children under 6
C
the elderly
D
black males
Question 19
In an experiment two groups are identical except for the change that researchers introduce into one group That group is called.
A
the contaminated group
B
the control group
C
the experimental group
D
the neutral standard
Question 20
The Ku Klux Klan is an example of a(n)
A
change-resistant movement
B
progressive movement
C
fascist movement
D
neo-Nazi movement
There are 20 questions to complete.

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