Sociology questions set 140

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
'Brain Drain' is a concept associated with which one of the following?
A
Large scale immigration of technically qualified persons from less developed to developed countries.
B
Large scale flight of labour from poor countries.
C
Displacement of people due to war and violence
D
Immigration of foreign experts during colonial rule
Question 2
'Women's Rights are human rights' as an international policy for women's empowerment was accepted in an International Conference of Women held in
A
Beijing
B
Mexico
C
Nairobi
D
Copenhagen
Question 3
Alteration is the state of affairs in which.
A
the society has no norms and if there are any nobody follows them
B
the individual has no claim over the product that he has finished
C
the worker is least emotionally related to the product that he develops the co-workers and the work environment
D
None of these
Question 4
The term 'Sociological Imagination' was coined by whom?
A
P. Berger
B
C.W. Mills
C
A. Giddens
D
J.S. Mill
Question 5
Evolutionary theory is of the view that society like biological organisms moves from.
A
simple to complex
B
complex to simple
C
Complex to more complex
D
None of these
Question 6
A social system in which social position is fixed for a lifetime What type of social stratification does this describe?
A
slavery
B
Social class
C
caste
D
estates
Question 7
The modern approach to studying social classes based on several dimensions of the stratification system is the.
A
SES
B
BES
C
CES
D
TES
Question 8
Material culture is always product of
A
Knowledge
B
Ideas
C
Material and non material
D
All of the above
Question 9
"Observable characteristics of a person" is defined by
A
John F. Cuber
B
White
C
Taylor
D
None of these
Question 10
The greatest problem with capital punishment is that.
A
many witnesses lie
B
it is a cruel way to end someone's life
C
sometimes an innocent person is put to death
D
only God has the right to kill
Question 11
The main purpose of a political party in a democracy is to.
A
eliminate the opposition
B
gain power
C
eliminate power
D
control the media
Question 12
In the United States often formalize norms into.
A
folkways
B
mores
C
values
D
laws
Question 13
Which statements is FALSE?
A
Blacks still lag behind whites in life chances particularly in the economic sector
B
The black underclass finds itself in the situation of being a minority within a minority
C
Relations between blacks and whites are 100 percent improved
D
The civil rights movement has raised black consciousness and helped decrease self hatred
Question 14
Which sociologist saw that the ''definition of the situation ''could mold the thinking and personality of the individual?
A
Philip Zimbardo
B
Herbert Blumer
C
William I. Thomas
D
Erving Goggman
Question 15
Comte believed that society developed in.
A
two stages
B
four stages
C
three stages
D
None of these
Question 16
Which of the following is a characteristic of a society?
A
Members of a society possess a wide variety of values and norms based on their social status
B
A group must have at least 1, 500 members to be considered a society
C
Another term for "society" is nation-state
D
Members of a society comprise a more or less self-sufficient social unit
Question 17
Social norms are.
A
creative activities such as gardening cookery and craftwork
B
the symbolic representation of social groups in the mass media
C
religious beliefs about how the world ought to be
D
rules and expectations about interaction that regulate social life
Question 18
''Head hunting is wrong ''This statement is made from the point of view of.
A
ethnocentrism
B
cultural relativity
C
ethnic uniformity
D
cultural pride
Question 19
A researcher to consider variable of gender at all is
A
Gender blindness
B
overgeneralising
C
Double standard
D
Observation
Question 20
Some American Indians cannot express the idea of time in their tribal languages This fact shows that.
A
their culture is still at a primitive stage
B
they have not yet reached the industrial stage of evolution when time is money
C
like all lowerclass persons they focus on the present
D
time is not an important value in their culture
There are 20 questions to complete.

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