Sociology questions set 20

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which sociological perspective argues that to whatever extent religion actually does influence social behaviour it reinfroces existing patterns of dominance and inequality?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
each of the above
Question 2
Traditional autocracy has been replaced by.
A
democracy
B
egalitarianism
C
authoritarian or totalitarian ideologies
D
tyranny
Question 3
The first stage of research is
A
to collect data
B
to select problem
C
preparation of schedule of problem
D
None of these
Question 4
According to Riley Dunlap which one of the following is not a basic function that the natural environment serves for humans?
A
The environment provides the resources essential for life
B
The environment serves as a waste depository
C
The environment provides a natural setting for social inequalities
D
The environment "houses" our species
Question 5
Which of the following does NOT account for the rise in the cost of health care?
A
Classical rules that govern marketplace exchanges have been applied to the health care industry for decades
B
Labor costs have risen sharply
C
The continual upgrading in the scope and intensity of medical services is costly
D
The concept of "health" has been expanded to include mental and psychological difficulties and "condition" such as infertility
Question 6
The final stage in demographic transition is marked by.
A
high birth-rates and death rates
B
high birth-rates and low death rates
C
low birth-rates and high death rates
D
low birth-rates and low death rates
Question 7
In modern society cultural change is most likely to be the by-product of.
A
Planning
B
Diffusion
C
Social struggle
D
None of these
Question 8
Judicial separation for a conflicting couple is granted for a maximum period of
A
7 years
B
3 years
C
2 years
D
5 years
Question 9
Mores are
A
sanctioned usages
B
formally usage
C
not usage
D
None of these
Question 10
Mead's work in New Guinea indicated that.
A
biology totally controls social role behavior
B
all tribes in her study stressed male aggression and hostility
C
sex role behavior is conditioned differently in different cultures
D
men are men and women are women everywhere
Question 11
Which of the following is most closely associated with the concept of the sociological imagination?
A
Emile Durkheim
B
Max Weber
C
Karl Marx
D
C Wright Mills
Question 12
''The totality of behaviour of an individual with a given tendency system interacting with a sequence of situations'' is termed as.
A
Behaviour
B
Role
C
Personality
D
None of these
Question 13
In pre-industrial societies solidarity was maintained due to.
A
Religion
B
Sense of Community
C
both a & b
D
None of these
Question 14
Where women are given in marriage without right to refuse is
A
Servile marriage
B
Family marriage
C
Out of family
D
Caste marriage
Question 15
Human races reflect.
A
pure stock
B
differences in intelligence
C
primarily differences in language
D
mixtures of several populations
Question 16
For neo-realists the international order is one of.
A
total anarchy
B
centralized power
C
full cooperation
D
quasi-anarchy
Question 17
In survey research the group of respondents targeted for the questionnaire is called.
A
sample
B
respondents
C
focus group
D
population
Question 18
Which of the following are the physical conditions of a primary group? i. Physical proximity ii. Attraction iii. Smallness iv. Endurance
A
i, ii, iii & iv
B
i, ii & iii
C
i, ii & iv
D
i, iii & iv
Question 19
The concept of deviance refers to.
A
going in the wrong direction
B
bad manners
C
departure from social norms
D
reversing one's opinion
Question 20
According to which theory two different personality traits that are the counterparts of each other provide a sense of completeness when they are joined?
A
complementary needs
B
matching hypothesis
C
exchange
D
mutual co-dependence
There are 20 questions to complete.

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