Sociology questions set 133

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which one of the following is an economic system that is typically found in contemporary societies?
A
socialism
B
feudalism
C
slavery
D
all of these
Question 2
Margaret Mead suggested that.
A
adolescence and gender roles varied between societies and so were culturally determined
B
gender roles in three New Guinea societies were identical and so must be biologically determined
C
adolescence in the USA is a time of relative calm compared to the experience in Japan and Europe
D
anthropological fieldwork can be problematic because the researcher's values affect the way they interpret their observations
Question 3
Which of the following concept does not figure in Malthusian Theory of Population?
A
Arithmetic progression
B
Positive checks
C
'Stable population'
D
Preventive checks
Question 4
Corporations wield power through:
A
PACs
B
interlocking directorates
C
investment portfolios
D
All of the above
Question 5
How has the global human population grown between the Industrial Revolution of around 1750 and 2013?
A
771 million to 7.1 billion
B
1.65 billion to 7.1 billion
C
771 million to 8.2 billion
D
1.65 million to 8.2 billion
Question 6
Which of these is not a criticism that critical realists make of social constructionist approaches to the environment?
A
social constructionism reminds us that all environmental issues have an important social aspect and context
B
social constructionism remains agnostic about the scientific reality of environmental issues
C
social constructionism tells us more about social interactions than the relationship between society and the environment
D
social constructionism applies standard which demand new theorizing and approaches
Question 7
An example of resource versatility is:
A
land used for both mining and recreation
B
Swimming fishing and boating in the same lake
C
stringing beads in the morning fishing in the afternoon, and teaching bead stringing at night
D
All of the above
Question 8
The opposite of a variable is a.
A
law
B
concept
C
value
D
constant
Question 9
Deviance that has been exposed leads to.
A
anomie
B
labeling
C
transmission
D
forgiveness
Question 10
According to sociologists agrarian is
A
Hunting and gathering
B
Large-scale farming
C
Industrial
D
Technologies
Question 11
According to sociology a new form of society that is much more fluid than previous modern and traditional ones is called
A
Late capitalism
B
Late modernity
C
liquid society
D
Multiple moderates
Question 12
Species being means.
A
Self actualization
B
Self denial
C
None of these
D
both of these
Question 13
Functionalist theorists view stratification system as.
A
resulting from a need for order
B
providing a stabilizing influence on society
C
preventing conflicts among individuals
D
all of the above
Question 14
Each social class is a subculture with a system of.
A
Behaviour
B
Set of values
C
Way of life
D
All of above
Question 15
Land labor capital and entrepreneurship.
A
must be combined in the production of goods and service
B
must be used separately to produce goods and service
C
have no function in the production of goods and service
D
create a balance between humans and their environment
Question 16
After death of Comte's who continued development of sociology?
A
Karl Marx
B
Franz Boas
C
Emile Durkheim
D
Robert
Question 17
Cohabitation.
A
is most popular among the 24-35 age group
B
among working couples
C
among college-educated high-income groups
D
only A and B
Question 18
The instrumental role was traditionally assigned to.
A
males
B
females
C
the old
D
children
Question 19
What is the idea that racism pervades all of society's structures in a systematic way called?
A
new racism
B
cultural racism
C
ethnocentrism
D
institutional racism
Question 20
Violent crowd behavior.
A
has no limits in its antisocial nature
B
always goes against the wishes of individual members
C
is generally random
D
is usually temporary
There are 20 questions to complete.

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