Sociology questions set 164

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
In demographic terms what is the main argument associated with Malthusianism?
A
population growth creates the conditions for the spread of disease
B
all countries must pass through the demographic transition
C
population growth tends to outstrip food production
D
birth control is irrelevant for the control of population growth
Question 2
Who is the author of the book entitled ''Alienation and Freedom''?
A
M. Blumer
B
H. Braverman
C
P.M. Blau
D
R. Blauner
Question 3
It was estimated 148.72 million according to.
A
2003 census
B
2004 census
C
2005 census
D
None of these
Question 4
Personality stands for
A
traits and characteristics
B
complex and traits
C
cultural lag
D
None of these
Question 5
''Observable characteristics of a person'' is defined by
A
John F. Cuber
B
White
C
Taylor
D
None of these
Question 6
The term culture industry used by members of the Frankfurt School referred to.
A
the globalization of cultural through new technologies
B
the way in which culture products were bought and sold for profit
C
the development of subcultures and counter-cultures society
D
the way in which industrialization had created new means of communication
Question 7
According to the cultural transmission theory deviance is learned through.
A
genetic inheritance
B
being labeled as deviant
C
close association with deviants
D
all of the above
Question 8
Who among the following is associated with 'Human Development Index (HDI) for measuring the level of development among various countries?
A
Raymond Firth
B
Mahabub-ul-Haque
C
M.N. Srinivas
D
A.R. Desai
Question 9
Socialisation is a
A
limited process
B
continuous process
C
art of culture
D
None of these
Question 10
Second-and third-generation immigrants failed to melt in the melting pot because of.
A
language differences
B
residence stability
C
religion
D
skin color
Question 11
Criminologists Cloward and Ohlin Classified delinquent gangs into which of the following categories?
A
Ritualistic territorial rebel
B
Realist drug and alcohol territorial
C
Conflict subcultural criminal
D
Criminal realist conflict
Question 12
According to Marx which group constituted a ruling elite?
A
The proletariat
B
The bourgeoisie
C
The workers for the owners of the means of production
D
The military
Question 13
Metaphysical stage was described by
A
Giddens
B
Auguste Comte
C
Franz Boas
D
Durkheim
Question 14
The view that nationalism would wither away was held by.
A
classical liberals
B
Marxists
C
stoic philosophers like Marcus Aurelius
D
all of the above
Question 15
Social research means
A
systematised effort to gain new knowledge.
B
systematic method of discovering the new fact.
C
None of these
D
both of these
Question 16
Critics of the culture of poverty thesis point out that.
A
the poor simply do not want the same things that other members of society want
B
the poor have had their access to achievement blocked by the social order
C
the theory is too cultural and fails to take into account psychological implications
D
not enough research has been done to come to any meaningful conclusion
Question 17
Which of the following is an example of material culture?
A
A football game
B
The football itself
C
The NFL rules
D
"competition is good for you"
Question 18
The statement that ''the social relations of work find expression in the social relation of school '' reflects.
A
the correspondence principle
B
credentialism
C
the hidden curriculum
D
structural dyspepsia
Question 19
''Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of a heartless world and the soul of soulless condition.'' Who made the statement?
A
L. Feurbach
B
G. Lukacs
C
K. Marx
D
V.I. Lenin
Question 20
What term describes the fixed and inflexible characterizations of social groups?
A
stereotypes
B
prejudice
C
scapegoating
D
discrimination
There are 20 questions to complete.

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