Sociology questions set 2

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Participant observation.
A
is exclusively used by anthropologists
B
requires the researcher to disguise his or her identity
C
involves experimental controls
D
may compromise the objectivity of the researcher
Question 2
Craftsmen foremen secretaries office workers belong to the.
A
upper-middle class
B
middle-middle class
C
working class
D
"new class"
Question 3
"The Psychology of Rumors" was written by
A
Gordon Allport
B
Ahistrom
C
Max Weber
Question 4
..... groups often emerge in the workplace among those who share special understandings about their occupation.
A
primary
B
secondary
C
out-groups
D
formal organizations
Question 5
Ethnocentrism encourages
A
nationalism
B
patriotism
C
layalty
D
all of these
Question 6
Invention can be further divided into material inventions and social inventions democratic government is an example of.
A
material invention
B
Social Invention
C
both of these
D
None of these
Question 7
The shift from custodial to joint parenthood after divorce means that.
A
fathers are more likely to be absent from their children's lives
B
one parent has total responsibility for the child's welfare and socialization
C
both parents are expected to co-operate in the continued care of their children
D
parents must provide for all of their children in equal measure
Question 8
Discriminatory behavior prompted by the knowledge that prejudice exists on a society wide level is called.
A
attitudinal discrimination
B
institutional discrimination
C
cultural discrimination
D
personal discrimination
Question 9
Socialization is a continuous lifelong process and self develops as a result of social interactions this is.
A
Role theory
B
Reinforcement theory
C
Symbolic interactionism
D
None of these
Question 10
Which field of study was originally developed in the 1930s as an increasing number of social scientists became aware of the plight of the elderly?
A
geriatrics
B
gerontology
C
gerontocracy
D
senilicide
Question 11
Which of the following offered pioneering insights regarding professional criminals by publishing an annotated account written by a professional thief?
A
Robert Merton
B
Emile Durkhieim
C
Howard S Becker
D
Edwin Sutherland
Question 12
Turning points a which people change direction in the course of their lives are.
A
age norms
B
life events
C
social clocks
D
remarkably similar for men and women
Question 13
Which of the following theorists described the family as the ultimate source of social inequality because of its role in the transfer of power property and privilege?
A
Friedrich Engels
B
Talcott Parsons
C
Margaret Mead
D
George Murdock
Question 14
The powers held by the states include those that are.
A
reserved
B
delegated
C
confederate
D
legislative
Question 15
Which of the following have expressed particular concern about the longevity of union leaders who are not always responsive to the needs and demands of membership?
A
functionalists
B
conflict theorists
C
interactionists
D
classical theorists
Question 16
Social disorganisation is
A
static process
B
continuous process
C
one time process
D
all of these
Question 17
History is often NOT considered a social science because.
A
its primary concern is to record events of the past
B
historians do not use computers
C
it does not study people
D
it is not based on evidence
Question 18
According to sociologists process of creating new cultural elements is called
A
Invention
B
Build
C
Development
D
All of the above
Question 19
Futurist Alvin Toffler called his concept.
A
future shock
B
culture shock
C
myocardial shock
D
static shock
Question 20
A group of people with the same or related occupations is usually termed as.
A
Professional community
B
Workplace community
C
Secondary group
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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