Sociology questions set 120

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Since the 1990s the rate of teenage pregnancy among Black women in the United States has.
A
increased dramatically
B
decreased
C
increased slightly
D
remained steady
Question 2
The demographic transition is social trend that involves.
A
a reduction in population size caused by a higher rate of emigration than immigration
B
a change in the principal causes of death and disease since industrialization
C
increased birth and death rates resulting in a relatively young population
D
a decline in the birth rate greater life expectancy and an ageing population
Question 3
The Democrats lost the presidential elections in 1984 and 1988 because of.
A
split ticket voting
B
huge political gaffes
C
loss of direct contact with the electorate
D
running the wrong candidates
Question 4
When a status may have many roles to play It is known as.
A
Role playing
B
Role sets
C
Role adjustment
D
None of these
Question 5
The federal system has worked particularly well in.
A
large sized countries with regional differences
B
small homogeneous countries
C
small urban industrial countries
D
large homogeneous single religion countries
Question 6
Durkheim introduced the ideas of Anomic which means.
A
Solidarity
B
Enemy
C
Chaos
D
None of theses
Question 7
Medieval Europe was a feudal system based on ideas of an
A
Estate
B
State
C
Country
D
All of the above
Question 8
Children of divorce have.
A
no problems
B
a preference for parental conflict rather than their divorce
C
the most difficulty at ages nine and ten
D
fewer problems of adjustment than children from intact families
Question 9
Institutional discrimination.
A
does not include environmental racism
B
occurs because equality of opportunity causes equality of outcome
C
occurs in part when gatekeepers admit others like themselves to positions of privilege prestige and power
D
none of the above
Question 10
Most sociologists can have an impact on world and sociologists has to think about this moment is
A
Value relevance
B
Values
C
Value relevance
D
Value implications
Question 11
A minority group is one that is both disadvantaged and.
A
has some sense of collective or group solidarity
B
numerically small compared to the main social group
C
identifiably different from others in a society
D
holds views contrary to the social norm
Question 12
Social exclusion refers to ways in which people are cut off from full involvement in society How has Veit-Wilson (1998) distinguished the main variants of this concept?
A
primary/secondary
B
weak/strong
C
general/specific
D
old/new
Question 13
An ideology is.
A
a set of ideas values and attitudes
B
a testable theory
C
always based on religion
D
none of the above
Question 14
Division of labour is a characteristic of
A
Horticulture
B
Agriculture
C
Industrialization
D
None of these
Question 15
Who said that the social stratification in India is based on 'purity and pollution'?
A
M.N. Srinivas
B
A.R. Desai
C
Louis Dumont
D
Yogendra Singh
Question 16
Deviance that is covered by the laws of a society is called.
A
anomie
B
alienation
C
crime
D
differentiation
Question 17
With the exit of the Hindus and Sikhs Pakistan became a.
A
Uni-religious state
B
Multi-ethnic state
C
Multi-lingual state
D
None of these
Question 18
According to anthropology that branch of philosophy which investigates nature of knowledge and truth is called as
A
Epistemology
B
Democracy
C
Positivism
D
Replication
Question 19
In sociology two basic requirements for sociological investigation are
A
Viewing the world a sociological perspective
B
Being curious and asking questions about society
C
Report findings
D
All of the above
Question 20
Personality may be seen as a circular system in that.
A
every adult experience cycles back to childhood
B
personality affects roles and vice-versa
C
all feelings revolve around the self
D
all experience is based on preconceptions
There are 20 questions to complete.

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