Sociology questions set 19

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The ''invisible hand'' refers to.
A
a feature of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations
B
the belief God exhibited by the Puritans
C
the fact that prayer results in help
D
a belief in ghosts prevalent in the early Middle Ages
Question 2
Natural resources are.
A
infinite
B
finite
C
ready to support many more billions of people
D
dispensable
Question 3
According to sociologists an environment in which all groups have roughly equal standing encourages people of all social backgrounds to mingle and from social ties is called
A
Large group turn inward
B
Social parity promotes contact
C
Large groups turn inwards
D
Physical boundaries foster
Question 4
A modified version of elitist theory holds that.
A
elite members identify with middle-class values
B
the masses can on occasion influence the elite
C
elites vary in their degree of openness
D
all of the above
Question 5
Which of the following is NOT one of the properties of a minority group?
A
racial or cultural self-consciousness
B
hereditary membership
C
a high degree of marriage outside of the group (exogamy)
D
oppression at the hands of a dominant group
Question 6
Symbolic analysts are.
A
people employed in new enterprises
B
employees capable of manipulating data words and visual images
C
psychologists with advanced degrees
D
only a and b
Question 7
Who among the following agencies asserted that 'If development is not engendered, it is endangered'?
A
UNDP
B
World Bank
C
IMF
D
WTO
Question 8
The writings of Auguste Comte and Emile Durkheim are examples of.
A
cyclical theory
B
unilinear theory
C
multilinear theory
D
conflict theory
Question 9
Who among the following is considered to the founder of phenomenological sociology?
A
J. Habermas
B
A. Schutz
C
H.R. Wagner
D
K. Mannheim
Question 10
What term is used to describe tha phenomenon whereby newspapers can be read online radio stations accessed on digital televisions and mobile phones enable internet access?
A
mediatization
B
convergence
C
globalization
D
cloud computing
Question 11
Who is the author of the book 'Rules of Sociological method'?
A
Max Weber
B
Auguste Comte
C
Vilfredo Pareto
D
Emile Durkheim
Question 12
When organisations ease right organisational structures, they spread power and responsibilities are called
A
Sharing of responsibility
B
Sharing of ideas
C
Sharing of knowledge
D
Sharing of power
Question 13
Change may be experienced on three levels.
A
personal impersonal social
B
invention discovery exploration
C
micro middle and macro
D
planning reform revolution
Question 14
Put the GDPs of these countries in descending order.
A
Sweden Switzerland Norway Portugal
B
Sweden Norway Switzerland Portugal
C
Portugal Switzerland Norway Sweden
D
Switzerland Norway Portugal Sweden
Question 15
Characteristic of cultural lag is
A
effective
B
simple
C
well-defined
D
None of these
Question 16
Some of hallmarks of socio-economic change in Pakistan can be enlisted as such.
A
Migration after Independence
B
Green Revolution
C
Urbanization and Islamization of Zia ere
D
All of the above
Question 17
Who has stated that neofunctionalism devotes roughly equal attention to 'action and order'?
A
J. Alexander
B
P. Colomy
C
G. Rhoades
D
All the above
Question 18
Zero population growth.
A
means that no more children are born
B
indicates that the fertility rate has dropped below the replacement level
C
must be achieved by all nations by the year 2005
D
is actively pursued by many of the underdeveloped nations
Question 19
Credentialism opens jobs.
A
to all people
B
to members of skilled professions
C
to members of academia
D
but has no bearing on the job market
Question 20
The nuclear family is characteristic of industrial societies because.
A
most functions are better performed in secondary groups
B
geographic and social mobility are common in industrial societies
C
ascribed status is more important in industrial societies
D
a large family means more hands to work
There are 20 questions to complete.

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