Sociology questions set 129

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The determinants of fertility were explained in detail by
A
Karl Marx
B
Kingsley Davis and Judiath Black
C
Double day
D
Peter Berger
Question 2
If the information needed has already been written down somewhere it is looked up.It is called.
A
Observational studies
B
Sociological analysis
C
Statistical Comparative studies
D
None of these
Question 3
Caste system is
A
a tendancy to feel and act in a certain way.
B
a stratified social system in which social position is entirely determined by parentage, with no provision for change of position.
C
nmutual cultural traits
D
a gathering of people
Question 4
The term ''ecclesia'' means.
A
a book of the Bible
B
a member of the clergy
C
a universal religion
D
a state religion
Question 5
When parents give rewards for certain sex role behavior the process is called conditioning and is the basis for.
A
the social learning theory
B
initiation
C
selfdefinition
D
bribing
Question 6
The essential function of punishment in society is.
A
reform
B
revenge
C
affirmation of moral standards
D
None of these
Question 7
Which perspective on environmental issues tends to adopt an agnostic stance towards the severity of the problem itself?
A
critical realism
B
social constructionism
C
structural Marxism
D
ecofeminism
Question 8
Members of traditional societies evaluate one another largely on basis of who they are how they are joined to others in web of kinship is called
A
Technical competence
B
Impersonality
C
Awareness of time
D
specialized tasks
Question 9
Which of the following are fundamental features of a social group? i. Organisation ii. We-feeling iii. Self-sufficiency iv. Explicit cultural goals
A
i and ii
B
ii and iii
C
iii and iv
D
i and iii
Question 10
Society cannot be studied in the same way as the natural world because.
A
human behaviour is meaningful and varies between individuals and cultures
B
it is difficult for sociologists to gain access to a research laboratory
C
sociologists are not rational or critical enough in their approach
D
we cannot collect empirical data about social life
Question 11
How has Grace Davie (1994) characterized the general religious position within Western Europe?
A
religious pluralism with many gods
B
believing without belonging
C
secularization against religion
D
belonging without believing
Question 12
How are decisions about production made in a market economy?
A
By a command system
B
According to tradition
C
Through a price system
D
By executive fiat
Question 13
Which of the following is not characteristic of ethnocentrism?
A
Loyalty
B
Nationalism
C
Prejudice
D
All of these
Question 14
In all over world important aspect of culture in contemporary world is development of
A
Industries
B
Commercialization's
C
Commercial industries
D
None of the above
Question 15
The collective value of all social networks(who people know)and the inclinations that arise from these networks to do things for each other (the norms of reciprocity) is called.
A
Social cohesion
B
Social Capital
C
Social bond
D
None of these
Question 16
A nineteenth-century model of rote education which imitated the assembly line was called the.
A
Schumpeterian system
B
Birmingham system
C
Topeka system
D
Lancaster system
Question 17
According to Weber sentiments and belief's passed from generation to generation is called as
A
Culture
B
Dress pattern
C
Tradition
D
Globlization
Question 18
The Mafia is an example of:
A
White collar crime
B
organized crime
C
none-criminal deviance
D
global terrorism
Question 19
Who among the following sociologists analysed social classes in terms of market and property situation?
A
M. Weber
B
J. Goldthorpe
C
E. Durkheim
D
T. Parsons
Question 20
Which of the following in NOT a criterion for groupthink to emerge?
A
Members demand conformity and apply pressure to those who express doubts about a proposed course of action
B
Members withhold dissent and exercise self-censorship
C
Members share an illusion of invulnerability
D
Members share a common socioeconomic background
There are 20 questions to complete.

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