Sociology questions set 21

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
The difference between horticulture and agriculture is.
A
Agriculture empoloys machinery but horticulture not
B
Horticulture employs machinery and other tools
C
Horticulture only depends on humans for cultivation
D
a and c both
Question 2
All cultures are constantly
A
constant
B
changing
C
Not changing
D
None of these
Question 3
Who famously stated the medium is the message?
A
Manuel Castells
B
Marshall McLuhan
C
Howard Rheingold
D
Karl Marx
Question 4
The human action and interaction are understandable only through the exchange of meaningful communication or symbols, this is the basic assumption of.
A
conflict theory
B
Role theory
C
Symbolic interactionism
D
None of these
Question 5
Observation.
A
is one of the easiest tools for sociological inquiry because it requires only good note taking
B
is not subject to the same controls that are applied to other methods
C
requires the involvement of the researcher in the activity being studied
D
may be unobtrusive or participant
Question 6
What kind of labor does the craft method require?
A
Untrained and unskilled
B
High-cost, highly skilled
C
Lean skilled and motivated
D
Untrained and unmotivated
Question 7
In developed countries the official definition of poverty used for statistical purposes is based on.
A
Absolute poverty
B
Relative poverty
C
both a and b
D
None of these
Question 8
According to sociology hunting and gathering societies are based on
A
Society
B
Clan
C
Tribes
D
Kinship
Question 9
The natural environment is.
A
the way humans found the earth
B
the totality of natural conditions and resources that occur in a specific area
C
the total complex of manmade elements in an area
D
mountains oceans rivers and deserts
Question 10
Horticulture and agriculture developed.
A
10, 000 to 80, 00, B.C.E
B
1000 to 8000 B.C.C
C
100 to 800 B.C.E
D
None of these
Question 11
Bonded labour is a
A
Cause of rural poverty and illiteracy.
B
Cause of prevailing hegemony of upper castes.
C
Product of rural poverty but cause of illiteracy and hegemony of the upper caste over the lower castes.
D
Product of rural poverty, illiteracy and hegemony of upper castes over the lower castes.
Question 12
Living in nineteenth century, Marx observed early stage of industrial capitalism in
A
America
B
Africa
C
Europe
D
Asia
Question 13
Specialized division of labor in industrial societies can make workers feel that they.
A
have lack of control
B
have no sense of accomplishment
C
are an anonymous group
D
all of the above
Question 14
The use of terms such as flaming and chat rooms by the subculture of early internet users is an example of.
A
charisma
B
argot
C
equilibrium
D
virtual reality
Question 15
In which early stage Deniel Bell coined term post industrialism to refer to computer linked technology that
A
1940
B
1960
C
1970
D
1990
Question 16
In its study of language, which sociological perspective focuses on how people rely on shared definitions of phrases expressions in both formal speech everyday conversation?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
ethnocentric perspective
Question 17
According to sociology nations with highest overall standards of living are called as
A
High-income countries
B
Middle-income countries
C
Low income
D
None of the above
Question 18
Close friends who have known each other since childhood would be an example of
A
Informal organisation
B
Formal organisation
C
Primary group
D
Secondary group
Question 19
Social facts have their independent existence and must be studied likewise Who remarked above when discussing scientific method.
A
Ibn-e-khaldun
B
Emile Durkheim
C
Auguste Conte
D
None of these
Question 20
The practice of legally enforced marriage within caste is called.
A
endogamy
B
endogeny
C
exegesis
D
exclusion
There are 20 questions to complete.

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