Sociology questions set 168

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
In sociology maintenance of power and privilege between social classes from one generation to next is called
A
Cultural reproduction
B
Social reproduction
C
Status
D
Class
Question 2
The concepts of protestant and Bourgeois were presented by.
A
Talcat parson
B
Karl Marx
C
Max Weber
D
Emile Durkheim
Question 3
The social positions of
A
caste, gender and ethnic groups are biologically determined.
B
caste biologically, but gender and ethnic groups are economically determined.
C
gender is biologically, while the ethnic and caste groups are culturally determined.
D
caste, gender and ethnic groups are culturally determined. Which one of the above is correct?
Question 4
Highlights way in which human beings are more becoming adapted to and compelled to live with all manner of technologies, is known as
A
The modern age
B
The cyber age
C
The information age
D
All of the above
Question 5
The shift from civil religion to common religion means that.
A
the increasing bureaucracy of the state has made religion only a marginal part of our lives
B
despite the weakening of traditional authority our everyday lives and common sense remain shaped by religious beliefs and values
C
religious participation in collective worship may have declined but people still practise their faiths in private
D
people are much more likely to discuss their religious beliefs in public informal settings
Question 6
Max Weber believed that.
A
property was the only determinant of class
B
class was based on exploitation of the masses
C
class is closely related to life chances
D
societies should have at least three classes
Question 7
In sociology rules and regulations of society is called
A
Customs
B
Values
C
Norms
D
Culture
Question 8
The relationship of the mass media and politicians can be described as.
A
political control of the media
B
media subversion of government
C
nonexistent
D
symbiotic and adversarial
Question 9
Which economic orientations govern Western industrial societies?
A
Tradition
B
Command
C
Free Market
D
BOTH market and command
Question 10
According to sociologists slavery no longer exists in its
A
Classical forms
B
Modern forms
C
Civilization
D
Traditional form
Question 11
Who became the first ever Professor of Sociology?
A
George Herbert Mead
B
Talcott Parsons
C
Emile Durkheim
D
Robert Merton
Question 12
According to G.S. Ghurye, which are the features of society which is characterized by caste system? Use the code below: I. Segmental Division of Society. II. Civil and Religious abilities. III. Hierarchy and Restrictions on feeding and social intercause IV. Choice of occupation and marriage. Codes:
A
I, II, III, IV
B
I, III
C
I, II
D
I, III, IV
Question 13
In Which of these countries is Orthodox Christianity the dominant religion?
A
Finland
B
Greece
C
Ireland
D
Spain
Question 14
A moral panic occurs when.
A
the media exaggerate reports of deviant groups generating hostile reactions
B
children watch violent or sexually explicit films and then copy the behaviour
C
audiences challenge the ethnic stereotypes represented by the media
D
elitists express concern with the Americanization of culture
Question 15
The objective approach to determine social class membership is based on.
A
income
B
years of education
C
prestigious position
D
all of the above
Question 16
Billy Graham's religious revival meetings are an example of.
A
expressive crowds
B
social movements
C
people 's fear of the unknown
D
spiritual awakening
Question 17
Who studied the structural and functional unity of joint family in 'Mahua'?
A
K.M. Kapadia
B
Neera Desai
C
I. P. Desai
D
A. M. Shah
Question 18
The ''real revolution '' of the last twenty years according to one sociologist refers to.
A
the jailing of spouse abusers and marital rapists
B
"serial" or "throwaway" marriages
C
male bonding and tribalism
D
women's lack of interest in marriage
Question 19
Americans are likely to experience culture shock.
A
every time a new administration comes into office
B
when they inadvertently see a pornographic movie
C
when they come in contact with an unfamiliar culture
D
when they witness atrocities committed in wars
Question 20
Most controversial group in India are
A
Untouchable
B
Can touch
C
Sin
D
Slavery
There are 20 questions to complete.

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