Sociology questions set 153

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The structuralfunctionalist explanation of social stratification asserts that.
A
nature demands the existence of social classes
B
there is a limited number of skilled talented people thus they should be rewarded
C
resources are plentiful so there is enough for all
D
people were not meant to work
Question 2
The loss of entire categories of jobs without the creation of new occupations would be.
A
structural mobility of a negative sort
B
horizontal mobility
C
intragenerational mobility
D
status ambiguity
Question 3
In a democracy.
A
the powers of government derive from the consent of the governed
B
the procedures for changing government officials may change with each administration
C
the people govern directly
D
the government tolerates little opposition
Question 4
Racism is based on the belief (s) that.
A
groups inherit certain traits that are inferior
B
the dominant majority is the fittest from a Darwinian point of view
C
minority groups should not have access to wealth and power
D
all of the above
Question 5
The teenage birthrate.
A
has soared in the past two years
B
has declined in the past several years
C
is highest among white teenagers
D
none of the above
Question 6
Which perspective is based on the assumption that Indian society is unique and the Indian social institutions can be better studied through the texts?
A
Subaltern
B
Indological
C
Civilizational
D
Structural/Functional
Question 7
The Untied States Constitution provides for the.
A
doctrine of elitist pluralism
B
doctrine of executive privilege
C
principle of federalism
D
concept of polis
Question 8
Which of the following is not one of Perlmutter's (1972) types of transnational corporations?
A
polycentric
B
ethnocentric
C
heliocentric
D
geocentric
Question 9
Which sociological perspective makes the distinction between instrumental and expressive roles?
A
function perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
labeling theory
Question 10
Which is an ascribed status?
A
Black female
B
President of the U.S
C
Exotic dancer
D
Thief
Question 11
Inter-generational mobility is.
A
When position changes within same generation
B
When the next generation remains same
C
When next generation goes upward than previous one
D
None of these
Question 12
Which one of the following does Chodorow NOT argue is a consequence for boys and men of separating from their early attachment to their mother.
A
feeling their self-esteem threatened by the lack a close relationship
B
learning that to be a man is to reject being like a woman
C
feeling endangered by close intimate emotional relationships
D
developing a detached and analytical approach to the world
Question 13
Marx saw conflict between..... as the primary source of social change.
A
classes
B
ethnic groups
C
nations
D
religions
Question 14
What kind of a system is the economic institution?
A
Cultural and social
B
Religious and educational
C
Semantic and semitic
D
Typically American
Question 15
According to Mead childrens first learn to use language and other symbols in form of
A
Play
B
Action
C
Acting's
D
Symbols
Question 16
Social movements tend to.
A
resist change
B
encourage change
C
redirect change
D
all of the above
Question 17
Which of these research projects would count as intersectional? A comparative study of employment based on.
A
social class and gender
B
gender and ethnicity
C
ethnicity and sexuality
D
all of them
Question 18
Comte's final stage was.
A
Scientific Stage
B
Theological stage
C
Metaphysical Stage
D
None of these
Question 19
when we shift from primary to secondary group we also shift from.
A
Formal to informal control
B
Informal to formal
C
General to specialized
D
None of these
Question 20
Every hypothesis must.
A
predict a relationship between two factors
B
be general
C
be based on scientific theory
D
predict a causal relationship
There are 20 questions to complete.

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