Sociology questions set 14

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The term 'Reference group' was first introduced by
A
Hyman
B
Merton
C
Srinivas
D
Cooley
Question 2
Europeans gave firearms whiskey and small pox to India in exchange of corn potatoes tobacco This is an example of.
A
cultural Exchange
B
Diffusion
C
Imperialism
D
None of these
Question 3
According to sociology high patterns refers to a
A
Middle class
B
Elite class
C
Poor
D
All of the above
Question 4
In the twentieth century, the family's protective function has increasingly been transferred to outside agencies such as.
A
hospitals
B
mental health clinics
C
insurance companies
D
all of the above
Question 5
Under what type of arrangement do people reckon descent and transmit property through the mother's side of the family?
A
bilineal
B
neolocal
C
patrilineal
D
matrilineal
Question 6
Culture is the basis of.
A
human social life
B
not only human but also ant society
C
all animal groups
D
none of the above
Question 7
Which of the following is an example of a culture trait?
A
the family
B
marriage
C
wedding rings
D
BOTH rings and exchanging wedding vows
Question 8
The allocation of tasks to particular individuals who specialize in performing them is referred to as.
A
division of labor
B
status fulfillment
C
ascribed status
D
status specialization
Question 9
Education of women is the most important step in.
A
coping illiteracy
B
Eradicating poverty
C
Controlling Population
D
None of these
Question 10
Marxists are most interested in.
A
nationalistic revolutionary movements
B
class revolutionary movements
C
coups d, etat
D
guerrilla fighting
Question 11
Who really owns the corporation? the:
A
Gorvernment
B
stockholders
C
banks
D
founders
Question 12
Exceptions to the circular flow are.
A
incidentals
B
withdrawals
C
injections
D
B and C only
Question 13
According to sociologists traditional ideas about gender still shape
A
Chines society
B
Japanese society
C
European society
D
American society
Question 14
Supply-side theories claim that.
A
business cycles are caused by insufficient supply
B
a decline in aggregate supply is responsible for economic downturns
C
an increase in aggregate supply causes output and employment to decline
D
none of the above
Question 15
Social disorganisation is
A
static process
B
continuous process
C
one time process
D
all of these
Question 16
In a study of styles of grand parenting sociologists Andrew Cherlin and Frank Furstenberg Jr concluded that the most common style was for grandparents to.
A
be actively involved in everyday routine care of their grandchildren and exercise substantial authority over them
B
carry on a "ritualistic"(primarily symbolic) relationship with their grandchildren
C
never see their grandchidren
D
function as "specialists in recreational care-giving"
Question 17
According to sociology early hunters and gatherers formed primitive of
A
Community
B
Communist society
C
Atheists
D
consciousness
Question 18
Which of the following is a criticism of Marxist theory?
A
inequality is a motivating force for people to rise in the stratification system
B
Everyone is talented equally
C
Marxism tries to explain all social problems
D
Democracy delivers equality better than Marxism does
Question 19
The creative potential of personality is accounted for by.
A
Stimulus-response psychology
B
Drive psychology
C
Trait psychology
D
None of these
Question 20
Main source of social control is through.
A
Social norms and traditions
B
Law enforcing agencies
C
Clan System
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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