Sociology questions set 134

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
''Underclass''refers to.
A
the poor who are concentrated in isolated rural areas
B
individuals who experience occasional poverty but who move back into the "mainstream" of economic life within 12 months
C
the persistently poor who exist mainly because of a sharp climb in joblessness due to a redistribution of jobs in the inner city
D
both b and c
Question 2
Death resulting out of failure in love affair is an example of
A
Fatalistic suicide
B
Egoistic suicide
C
Altruistic suicide
D
Anomic suicide
Question 3
Match the items in the List-I with the items in the List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-I List-II a. R. Robertson 1. The Sociological Interpretation of Religion b. R. Rosser and C. Harris 2. The Family and Social Change c. T. Parsons and B.F. Bales 3. Family, Socialization and Interaction Process d. J.M. Mogey 4. Family and Neighborhood
A
1 2 3 4
B
4 3 2 1
C
3 4 2 1
D
2 1 3 4
Question 4
The print revolution of the nineteenth century resulted in.
A
mass production mass circulation and the decline of serious content
B
the public ownership of newspapers as a shared resource
C
more people going to the cinema as a new leisure activity
D
a reduction of virtual communities on the internet
Question 5
What percent of total work hours must be used to fix errors that occur on the assembly line in mass-production plants?
A
50%
B
25%
C
35%
D
40%
Question 6
Religion performs all but one of the following functions.
A
provides answers to basic questions for which there is no other authority
B
supports societal norms and values by transforming them into divine laws
C
helps people deal with guilt for their transgressions offering a way back to a constructive life
D
provides a single set of norms that are universally accepted and agreed upon
Question 7
Critics maintain that the following issues are present in higher education.
A
high tuitions
B
a lowering of standards
C
muzzling of academic freedom
D
all of the above
Question 8
In the present national power is based on.
A
size and resources
B
location and population
C
political ideology and wealth
D
specific combinations of attributes
Question 9
Which statement is wrong regarding diplomacy?It.
A
is a recent addition to international relations
B
has a long history predating the creation of the nation state
C
and diplomats have been quite radically altered in recent years
D
has little to do with the failure to solve basic problems among nations
Question 10
August Comte viewed cultural development in.
A
Three Stages
B
Four Stages
C
Two stages
D
None of these
Question 11
Factors in the urban crisis include.
A
the move of the middle class and industry to the suburbs
B
the inner city's declining tax base
C
a high percentage of deprived and trapped individuals
D
all of the above
Question 12
Among the changes in the family institution which is false?
A
families have gotten larger
B
the birthrate has greatly declined
C
there has been an increase in voluntary childlessness
D
marriage rates have declined
Question 13
India followed a mixed model of economic development since its independence from the foreign rule but was compelled to adopt LPG Policy. In which year the LPG Policy was adopted in India as a model of economic growth?
A
1980
B
1989
C
1990
D
1993
Question 14
Astronomers calculate movement of
A
Plants
B
Earth
C
Planets
D
None of the above
Question 15
In sociology a key to progress for progressive cultures, but of marginal importance except for elites in static culture is called
A
Health
B
Jobs
C
Time
D
Education
Question 16
Anger is.
A
an innate human response to deprivation and frustration
B
a definite sharply defined emotion
C
subject to manipulation
D
all of the above
Question 17
The highest birthrates today are found in.
A
highly developed nations
B
the underdeveloped nations
C
Japan
D
Western Europe
Question 18
Max Weber's notion of life chances closely resembles the concept of.
A
social status
B
personal power
C
social power
D
occupational prestige
Question 19
A researcher can obtain a higher response rate by using which type of survey?
A
interviews
B
questionnaires
C
representative samples
D
observation techniques
Question 20
''Laissez-faire''
A
is the rallying cry of the Women Liberation Movement
B
was Karl Marx's exhortation to the workers of the world
C
is the French expression Adam Smith used to mean that government should keep its hands off the economy
D
is the economic theory introduced to the U.S by Keynes
There are 20 questions to complete.

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