Sociology questions set 173

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Social ranking is based on.
A
age
B
sex
C
wealth
D
all of the above
Question 2
Which one of the following is not a push factor of rural to urban migration?
A
Rural unemployment
B
Increasing practice of dowry in rural areas
C
Rural poverty
D
Decline of cottage and household industry in rural areas
Question 3
Which sociologist writing in 1906 noted that individuals make distinctions between members of their own group (thein-group)and everyone else (the out-group)?
A
Charles Horton Cooley
B
Emile Durkheim
C
William I. Thomas
D
William Graham Sumner
Question 4
According to Mead socialization continues as long as we have social
A
Respect
B
Experience
C
Interaction
D
Gathering
Question 5
In sociological research involves asking questions about issues are
A
Epistemology
B
Technical question
C
Technical tools
D
All of the above
Question 6
''Self'' is an idea of a person
A
about society
B
about himself
C
about animals
D
about nature
Question 7
The attitude of some Americans toward the minorities in their midst shows.
A
culture shock
B
the importance of culture
C
cultural superiority
D
cultural relativity
Question 8
In sociology cultural tradition holds scant sway in bureaucracy are
A
Specialisation
B
Rules and regulations
C
Impersonality
D
None of the above
Question 9
The first book with the term sociology in its title was written by.
A
Max Weber
B
Karl Marx
C
Herbert Spencer
D
None of these
Question 10
According to sociology invention, discovery, and diffusion all generate
A
Cultural traits
B
Cultural reproduction
C
Cultural change
D
Culture pattern
Question 11
As of 2005 what proportion of women were in managerial professional and administrative positions?
A
20%
B
12%
C
50%
D
4%
Question 12
The first airplane was a (n)
A
discovery
B
invention
C
diffusion
D
miracle
Question 13
The patterned and recurrent aspects of life that appear in all known societies are called.
A
cultural relativism
B
requisite societal composition
C
cultural universals
D
ethnocentrism
Question 14
Ethnicity is defined with reference to
A
Inherited and achieved sociocultural attributes
B
Inherited political positions and achieved economic attributes
C
Inherited socio-cultural attributes
D
Achieved socio-cultural attributes
Question 15
According to Richard Jenkins, our understanding of who we are and of who other people are, and reciprocally other people understanding of themselves and of others are called
A
Social symbols
B
Social identity
C
Social interaction
D
Social gathering
Question 16
Material culture.
A
has no relation to symbols
B
illustrates the evolution of tools and includes all objects made by humans
C
is of limited importance to humans
D
none of the above
Question 17
Utilitarian organizations include.
A
the military prisons and mental hospitals
B
businesses and industries of all types
C
professional and religious organizations
D
all of the above
Question 18
Why does Mike Davis (1990)describe Los Angeles as a city of quartz?
A
it has more millionaires than any other city
B
it has been hardened against the poor
C
it has been hardened against than any other US city
D
it has a policy of promoting opportunity for all
Question 19
Dying.
A
is one social phenomenon that has changed little over time
B
is less bureaucratic than it was in the past
C
is a biological event with no associated social reality
D
requires a new definition of self
Question 20
Representative democracy is best described as system.
A
where those elected simply represent the views of the electors
B
which ensures political equality and protects liberty
C
where decisions are taken by people elected by the community as a whole
D
where decisions are made communally by those affected by them
There are 20 questions to complete.

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