Sociology questions set 13

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
According to Jean Baudrillard What is hyper reality?
A
modern theme parks such as Disneyland
B
the merging of reality and media representations
C
the virtual world made possible by the Internet
D
people 's affinity with soap characters rather than real people
Question 2
In regard to public and political opinion.
A
they are the same
B
public opinion is limited to few issues
C
political opinion deals with all matters
D
political opinion is all opinions expressed on political issues
Question 3
A strong predictive factor of becoming an abusive parent is.
A
to have felt unloved and unwanted by one's own parents
B
to have felt the injustice of abuse
C
to have come to believe that abuse is the way things are
D
none of the above
Question 4
A Group of people affiliated by consanguinity affinity and co-residence is.
A
Neighbourhood
B
Class
C
Family
D
None of these
Question 5
Iron cage of bureaucracy was the perception of.
A
Emile Durkhiem
B
Max Weber
C
August Comte
D
Karl Marx
Question 6
Which type of theorists would argue that relentless class conflict between capitalists and workers boom and bust economic cycles and intercorporate conflict place limits on the ability of the capitalist class to manipulate political institutions at will?
A
instrumental conflict theorists
B
reactionary conflict theorists
C
structural conflict theorists
D
dysfunctional conflict theorists
Question 7
An experiment can be defined as.
A
an attempt to test a hypothesis under controlled conditions
B
a piece of research conducted in a laboratory
C
a piece of research trying out new methods
D
an attempt to deceive participants about the research's true purpose
Question 8
According to sociologists social composition of organisatin should ideally make no one feel out of place because of gender, race or ethnicity is
A
Social group
B
Social inclusiveness
C
Social gathering
D
Human opportunity
Question 9
Divorced men as compared to married men are subject to.
A
more suicides
B
more instances of depression
C
more car accidents
D
all of the above
Question 10
Which sociological perspective acknowledges that it is not possible to change gender drastically without dramatic revisions in a culture's social structure?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
both a and b
Question 11
Conflict theory explains.
A
Harmony among classes
B
Dependence-among classes
C
Struggle to dominate
D
None of these
Question 12
What term describes ties between individuals established through marriage or blood?
A
family
B
kinship
C
network
D
tribe
Question 13
Process of building our humanity and particular identify through social experience for society and culture is
A
Group of socialization
B
Individual socialization
C
community based group
D
None of the above
Question 14
According to sociology to represent his or her culture is called
A
Symbol
B
Sign
C
Representation
D
All of the above
Question 15
Which sociological perspective argues that stratification is universal and that social inequality is necessary so that people will be motivated to fill socially important positions?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
labelling perspective
Question 16
To use up the final products of production is to:
A
distribute
B
consume
C
allocate
D
appropriate
Question 17
Which term describes religious organization of a loosely knit and transient kind?
A
church
B
denomination
C
sect
D
cult
Question 18
The conflict perspective would note that.
A
Physicians serve as gatekeepers for the sick role either verifying a patients's condition as illness or designating the patient as recovered.
B
Patients play an active role in health care by failing to follow a physician's advice
C
Multinational corporations based in industrialized countries have reaped significant profits dumping unapproved drugs on unsuspecting Third World countries.
D
The designation healthy or ill generally involves social definition by others
Question 19
The social condition in which people find it difficult to guide their behaviour by norms they experience as weak unclear or conflicting is called.
A
social disorganization
B
anomie
C
deviance
D
none of the above
Question 20
Which sociological perspective would note that poor and rural sections of the United States tend to be underserved because medical service concentrate where people are numerous or wealthy?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
neo-Malthusian view
There are 20 questions to complete.

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