Sociology questions set 155

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The World Bank defines extreme poverty as living on less than.
A
1 dollar per day
B
2 dollars per day
C
3 dollar per day
D
None of these
Question 2
The subordinate position of women in decision making may result from.
A
the instrumental role assumed by males
B
women being less intelligent than men
C
the choice of women as leaders
D
women's modesty
Question 3
Variables means
A
a set of scientific generalisation.
B
a network of social positions.
C
any dimension of a social relationship that can take on differing values.
D
selected means of achieving goals.
Question 4
In Asian countries there are many
A
Caste
B
Race
C
Sub caste
D
Race and caste
Question 5
In Karl Marx's view the destruction of the capitalist system will occur only if the working class first develops.
A
bourgeois consciousness
B
false consciousness
C
class consciousness
D
caste consciousness
Question 6
The Pope's leadership of the Catholic Church is based on which kind of authority?
A
Legal-rational
B
Democratic
C
Traditional
D
Charismatic
Question 7
Deviance that has not been discovered is called.
A
secondary deviance
B
final deviance
C
primary deviance
D
sinful deviance
Question 8
Scientists agree that.
A
there are three races
B
there are fifty two races
C
there are no races
D
all of humankind is descended from the same common stock
Question 9
Demography is the social science of
A
a person
B
type of attitude
C
mid of the way
D
average
Question 10
The process of learning one's culture and how to live within it is called.
A
Culture
B
Socialization
C
Association
D
None of these
Question 11
In the 1960s some young people.
A
decided to return to the traditional forms of family
B
saw the family as an oppressive institution
C
preferred to live in communes
D
chose to cohabit rather than marry
Question 12
Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral development claims.
A
universal validity
B
limited applicability to technologically advanced societies
C
the desire for equality is peculiar to democratic nations
D
post conventional morality is a luxury few cultures and societies can afford
Question 13
The number of births in a population in relation to every 1000 women of childbearing age in a year is called the.
A
birthrate
B
fertility rate
C
population pyramid
D
population growth rate
Question 14
Which country is currently experiencing a negative birth-rate?
A
China
B
Bangladesh
C
Iran
D
Tunisia
Question 15
Diffusion is a stage of
A
confusion
B
integration
C
losing identity
D
mental disturbance
Question 16
The population of the world is expected to double in
A
25 years
B
35 years
C
45 years
D
65 years
Question 17
The Interventionist Perspective was developed by.
A
Spencer
B
G.H Meads and C.H Cooley
C
Marx
D
None of these
Question 18
As a result of social change some members of society.
A
play new roles
B
occupy new statuses
C
become social climbers
D
take on BOTH new statuses and new roles
Question 19
Not all research raises serious ethical issues, but you should be sensitive to this matter throughout your investigation
A
Investigation issues
B
Visual issues
C
Consider ethical issues
D
None of the above
Question 20
One of the side effects of advertising is that it.
A
supplies the real needs of people
B
creates artificial demands
C
helps the wealthy get richer
D
none of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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