Sociology questions set 23

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
It is useful to have a diversity of theories in sociology because.
A
human behaviour is so complicated that no single theory would be adequate
B
sociologists can choose the theory that best fits the data they have collected
C
It removes the need to assess a theory according to the empirical evidence
D
innumerable theories have been developed in the many fields of sociology
Question 2
Charles Horton Cooley was a pioneering of
A
African sociologists
B
Asian Sociologists
C
North American sociologists
D
European sociologists
Question 3
The pivotal methodology of functionalist is
A
Conjectural history
B
Library work
C
Field work
D
Content analysis
Question 4
Ogburn distinguished three forms of the social effects of inventions One is Dispersion or multiple effects of a single mechanical invention for example.
A
Automobile
B
Radio
C
both a and b
D
None of these
Question 5
In countries such as Iran and Iraq the Moslem religion is a(n)
A
sect
B
cult
C
denomination
D
ecclesia or universal church
Question 6
It is correct to say that.
A
change is only a recent situation
B
the more things change the more they remain the same
C
the rate of change has increased in recent years
D
change has been the downfall of societies
Question 7
Armenia Georgia and Azerbaijan are.
A
Baltic nations
B
Slavic nations
C
Asian nations
D
African nations
Question 8
In reviewing capitalism worldwide following the downfall of communism in the Soviet Union some observers suggest that.
A
capitalist nations fully agree on the merits of capitalism practiced by all developed nations
B
Russia Eastern Europe Latin America and Asia have fully accepted and are practicing the style of capitalism practiced in the United States
C
in dynamic Asian nations (e.g Japan Singapore Hong kong South Korea and Taiwan) government intervention in economic life has resulted in a "government-business symbiosis " different from that in Europe and the United States
D
the performance of the Asian economy and financial institutions in late 1997 and early 1998 strongly supports the "government-business /state capitalism/communal capitalism economic arrangement
Question 9
Which of the following has not been central to feminist theorizing?
A
male domination in society
B
male bias in sociological theory
C
the gendered character of knowledge
D
the experience of black women
Question 10
Professionalization means.
A
excessive upward mobility
B
interlocking directorates
C
racial polarization
D
a combination of theoretical knowledge and training
Question 11
The numbers of PACs.
A
doubled since 1974
B
tripled since 1074
C
quadrupled since 1974
D
increased nearly sevenfold since 1974
Question 12
In order for a deviant act to be considered a crime.
A
the state must undertake a political process of criminalizing it
B
it must be committed by someone labelled a criminal
C
it must involve the violation of a person or property
D
the majority of the population must consider the act criminal
Question 13
Similarities common to all cultures are called.
A
pivotal institution
B
cultural universals
C
culture traits
D
culture complexes
Question 14
Which of the following-perhaps the first sociologist to recognize the critical importance of religion in human societies stressed the social impact of religion?
A
Max Weber
B
Emile Durkheim
C
Karl Marx
D
Talcott Parsons
Question 15
What is the compulsion of proximity?
A
the dominance of spoken language in interactions
B
the need to meet each other face to face
C
the ability to read people's body language
D
the desire for intimacy in personal relationships
Question 16
Socialisation is a
A
limited process
B
continuous process
C
art of culture
D
None of these
Question 17
Which of these is Steven Lukes's third dimension of power?
A
the ability to influence decisions in a conflict situation
B
the ability to manipulate other's desires
C
the ability to control the issues discussed
D
the ability to appeal to legal-rational authority
Question 18
According to Durkheim religion separates objects and symbols into the sacred and which of the following?
A
the profound
B
the profuse
C
the profitable
D
the profane
Question 19
Male dominance is expressed.
A
in spite of ours being an egalitarian society
B
by the frequent instances of sexual harassment on the job
C
for the lack of wage parity
D
all of the above
Question 20
Another name for cultural transmission theory is.
A
anomie
B
labeling theory
C
innovation
D
differential association theory
There are 20 questions to complete.

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