Sociology questions set 161

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Societies in which ascribed statuses have been prevalent include.
A
estate systems in feudal Europe
B
industrial societies like the United States
C
occupationally-based caste systems as in pre-modern India
D
A and C only
Question 2
Pierre Bourdieu's theoretical perspective makes use of the concept of capital Which of the following is not part of his scheme?
A
political
B
economic capital
C
social capital
D
cultural capital
Question 3
Structural functionalism draws its inspiration primarily from the ideas of.
A
Marx
B
weber
C
Durkheim
D
All of these
Question 4
In modern societies social status is typically measured by a person's.
A
age
B
income
C
verbal fluency
D
occupation
Question 5
Which of the following is not part of the argument made against globalization by sceptics?
A
regionalization is occurring not globalization
B
economic globalization is occurring not political globalization
C
trading blocs are effective not a global economy
D
national governments are most significant not international institutions
Question 6
Mistreatment or abuse of children.
A
occurs with greater frequency in extended families
B
occurs less frequently in extended families
C
is a function of social class
D
happens only in industrial societies
Question 7
Master status refers to.
A
the attainment of recognized excellence
B
a dominant position in a relationship
C
the most widely recognized among several positions
D
the position from which all other positions are derived
Question 8
Constitution are.
A
signed documents
B
instruments for limiting governmental power
C
possible only in industrial societies
D
characteristic of democracies only
Question 9
According to the World Health Organization which of these is NOT a main cause of chronic disease and long-term impairments in developing countries?
A
poor education
B
poor diet
C
poor sanitation
D
poor housing
Question 10
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a post-industrial society?
A
Increasing numbers of workers are employed in the service sector
B
Many processes in the work place are automated
C
Economic self-sufficiency is displaced by complex divisions of labour exchange relationships and national and international market systems
D
Changes are accompanied by the knowledge explosion based on the creation processing and distribution of knowledge
Question 11
Which one of the following is not true of caste system?
A
Status of a person is decided by his birth.
B
Caste decides code of behaviour.
C
Caste has punitive power.
D
caste does not touch the problem of taboos.
Question 12
Placing workers and machines in one building is called.
A
cottage industry
B
guild system
C
factory system
D
exploitation of the proletariat
Question 13
The political process.
A
allows those representing minority views to try to become the majority
B
favors those representing majority views
C
allows those in positions of power to ignore the people's wishes
D
none of the above
Question 14
Ethnocentrism means
A
cultural domination of an ethnic group.
B
the evaluation of ther cultures with the measuring rod prevailing in one's own culture.
C
None of these
D
Both of these
Question 15
C.Wright Mills maintains that the nation is really ruled by.
A
the masses
B
a power elite
C
representatives of the people
D
the participants in the political process
Question 16
What do separatist movements around the world seek to achieve?
A
recognition of the equal rights of an ethnic group within a nation state
B
the creation of an independent nation state
C
the expulsion of an ethnic group from a disputed region
D
acceptance of an ethnic group's that to use a separate minority language
Question 17
The socializer is also called socializing agent and socializee is also called.
A
object of socializing process
B
novice
C
principal
D
None of these
Question 18
In rural Pakistan a person must marry within his or her caste This custom is called.
A
exogamy
B
endogamy
C
polygamy
D
purdah
Question 19
The 'collective bargaining' usually centre around
A
Share in profit, job security and good working conditions
B
Job satisfaction, job security and new technology
C
Exploitation, profit generation and reinvestment
D
Corporate responsibility, global networking and profit sharing
Question 20
According to sociologists concept of Historical Materialism was established in
A
The American ideology
B
The European ideology
C
The Garman ideology
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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