Sociology questions set 22

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
According to sociologists material culture refers to tangible of
A
Human nature
B
Human being
C
Human creation
D
Human development
Question 2
Marriage appears to be in decline because.
A
the proportion of people living alone has fallen to 29%
B
many people are cohabiting in long term relationships
C
the upward curve of remarriages compensates for the drop in first marriages
D
all of the above
Question 3
The sate differs from all the other institutions in that.
A
it is an abstract concept
B
its political control is complete
C
membership is compulsory for all residents of its territory except for aliens and visitors
D
all of the above
Question 4
The privileged position of the modern industrial nations was attained because of.
A
a change in the economy from agrarian to industrial
B
a change in the population distribution from rural to urban
C
the discovery of natural resources
D
both urbanization and industrialization
Question 5
The importance of status is supported by.
A
statistics on cancer deaths
B
a recent study by an epidemiologist
C
the fact that people revere academics
D
none of the above
Question 6
Labeling theorists.
A
focus on why individuals engage in deviant behavior
B
contend that some acts such as rape are inherently criminal
C
contend that labeling people as deviant has no effect on their behavior
D
contend that in many cases those labeled deviant identity and pursue a career of deviance
Question 7
Chodorow (1978) argued that gender socialization occurred through.
A
both boys and girls being closely attached to their mothers, but then boys breaking away
B
girls being attached to their mothers but then breaking away
C
boys being attached to their fathers and girls to their mothers
D
both boys and girls being closely attached to their fathers, but girls breaking away
Question 8
C.Wright Mills (1916-1962) was outspoken, radical, and left wing
A
Sociologist
B
Anthropologist
C
Historian
D
Archaeologists
Question 9
Who among the following did not favour hierarchization of knowledge?
A
E. Durkheim
B
A. Comte
C
M. Weber
D
M. Foucault
Question 10
Which sociological perspective emphasizes that government has a strong interest in encouraging adoption?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
labelling theory
Question 11
According to sociologists interpretivist or humanism is known as
A
Humanism epistemology
B
Democracy
C
Global culture
D
Culture
Question 12
E.Sutherland founded the theory of
A
Blue collar crime
B
Crime by dacoits
C
White collar crime
D
Cyber-crime
Question 13
Which of the following argued that a capitalist society has a dominant ideology that serves the interests of the ruling class?
A
Max Weber
B
Talcott Parsons
C
Karl Marx
D
Margaret Mead
Question 14
Which theory is a great deal older than sociology?
A
Social Theory
B
Economic Theory
C
Political Theory
D
None of these
Question 15
Mark out the correct answer about Human Relations Approach to work place behaviour from the code given below: I. It is against those approaches which give individualistic and over-rational emphasis to explain workers' behaviour in material terms. II. It emphasizes the importance of informal groups in industry. III. It has set the beginning of a model of the factory as a social system and the worker as a social man. IV. It considers the industrial man as a rational and economic man. Codes:
A
I, II only
B
I, III, IV
C
I, IV only
D
I, II, III
Question 16
Objectivity means.
A
precision
B
taking nothing for granted
C
eliminating bias
D
repeating observations
Question 17
Which of the following is type of integration?
A
Closely woven
B
Loosely woven
C
Both of these
D
None of these
Question 18
A researchers must be careful not to distort what they study by applying different standards to men and women is
A
Gender blindness
B
Double standard
C
Observation
D
All of the above
Question 19
Highlights rapid growth of production and availability of all kinds of data and information is known as
A
The modern age
B
The cyber age
C
The information age
D
Knowledge
Question 20
Match the items of List-I with those of List-II and find out the correct answer from codes given below: List-I (Scheme / Programme) List-II (Year) a. National Education Policy i. 2002 b. National Literacy Mission ii. 1988 c. National Health Policy iii. 1986 d. National Perspective Plan for Women's Development iv. 2001 Codes: a b c d
A
iii i ii iv
B
iii ii i iv
C
iv iii ii i
D
ii i iv iii
There are 20 questions to complete.

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