Sociology questions set 24

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Select the correct alternative about Habermas' reconstruction of Marxism: i. Purposive rational action instead of superstructure ii. Symbolic interaction instead of superstructure iii. Societal modes of self-reflection instead of class consciousness iv. Class competition instead of class conflict Select the correct alternative:
A
i, ii, iii
B
i, ii, iv
C
ii, iii, iv
D
i, ii, iii, iv
Question 2
According to sociologists system is mandating that people marry others of same ranking sociologists call this pattern
A
Exogamous marriage
B
Endogamous marriage
C
Status marriage
D
Caste marriage
Question 3
The social sciences first emerged.
A
as a method of social control
B
as a search for universal social laws
C
to systematically apply common sense to issues
D
to defend the established order
Question 4
A kinship system is based on.
A
marriage
B
common descent
C
adoption
D
none of these
Question 5
After death of Prophet Muhammad Muslim community split between
A
4 part
B
3 part
C
2 part
D
8 part
Question 6
When did the United States government begin to function as a cohesive unit?
A
At the signing of the Declaration of Independence
B
After the Constitutional Convention of 1788
C
At the Inauguration of George Washington in 1789
D
Both B and C
Question 7
Experiments are.
A
the most common method of social investigation
B
based on controlling a variable and observing the results
C
not used in the study of humans
D
valid only if performed on white mice
Question 8
Which of the following is not an example of a manufactured risk?
A
genetic modification of crops
B
volcanic eruptions
C
global warming
D
the threat of nuclear war
Question 9
The act of moving from one social class to another is termed as.
A
Social class
B
social groups
C
social mobility
D
None of these
Question 10
According to sociology meaning of social bonds, based on shared morality, that unite members of pre-industrial societies is called as
A
Mechanical solidarity
B
Organic solidarity
C
Division of labour
D
Specialized tasks
Question 11
In most societies ownership of property takes one of three forms.
A
restricted guarded and private
B
esthetic visible tangible
C
communal private public
D
ambiguous hermetic contraceptive
Question 12
Central to the concept of social movement is the idea that.
A
social movements appear only in times of controlled slow social change
B
social movements occur inside the institutional framework of everyday life
C
people intervene in the process of social change
D
people do not readily undertake joint activity
Question 13
Carolyn supported her family by working as an administrative assistant She also attended law school and passed the bar she took a job with a small firm specializing in family law Carolyn experienced.
A
horizontal mobility
B
transgenerational mobility
C
vertical mobility
D
geographic mobility
Question 14
Four primary social processes are.
A
differentiation stratification conflict and coercion
B
accommodation assimilation conflict and coercion
C
exchange reciprocity competition and conflict
D
conflict exchange cooperation and competition
Question 15
Which of these is a broadly Weberian idea?
A
the main dynamic of modernn development is capitalist economics
B
modem societies are in transition towards a socialist model
C
rationalization is bound to progress further in all spheres of life
D
all history is the history of class struggles
Question 16
Discrimination is.
A
an attitude or feeling of dislike for a certain group
B
an action taken as a result of prejudicial feelings
C
racial hatred
D
belief in the superiority of one's own group
Question 17
According to sociology a system of social stratification based on personal merit such societies are called
A
Meritocracy
B
Violance
C
Subjugation
D
Stratification
Question 18
A child who is repeatedly criticized as being lazy and lacking intelligence eventually accepts these criticisms and uses them to justify poor performance in school.This is an example of.
A
the contact hypothesis
B
a self-fulfilling prophecy
C
scapegoating
D
reverse discrimination
Question 19
Which of the following is not a term for work that takes place outside the formal paid employment sector?
A
the casual economy
B
the parallel economy
C
the black economy
D
the informal economy
Question 20
Diffusion of innovations among the cultures means.
A
Travelling of traits and patterns space/territory
B
Transmission of trait complexes time
C
Both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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