Sociology questions set 25

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which of the following was an early Black sociologist active in the struggle for a racially egalitarian society who was critical of theorists who semmed content with the status quo?
A
Harriet Martineau
B
Herbert Spencer
C
Booker T Washington
D
W, E.B Du Bois
Question 2
Which one of the following is not part of Bowles and Ginits's (1976) Marxist thesis on schooling under capitalism?
A
head teachers often encourage working class children to be ambitious
B
the structures of school life correspond to the structures of working life
C
education is a great divider not a leveller
D
schools provide the right kind of future workers for capitalist employers
Question 3
The chief reason that Congress is so ineffective is.
A
that the Constitution delegates it so little power
B
a result of the gradual emergence of the Supreme Court as a legislative body
C
the development of the power of state governments
D
the traditional organization of the legislative branch
Question 4
According to sociology high-income countries are nations with highest overall
A
standards of living
B
Richest
C
Economies
D
Poor
Question 5
Deviance is defined as.
A
breaking legal codes
B
behavior forbidden by religion
C
behavior that passes the limits of what the social group tolerates
D
any violation of societal norms
Question 6
The knowledge of how the blood circulates in the body is a(n)
A
invention
B
discovery
C
diffusion
D
innovation
Question 7
Primary relationships are characterised in one of the following ways.
A
Display of goals.
B
Major concern centres upon specific functions fulfilled.
C
Involvement of the total self.
D
Relationship itself is not regarded as important
Question 8
What is the name of the process by which we acquire a sense of identity and become members of society?
A
rationalization
B
colonization
C
McDonaldization
D
socialization
Question 9
A split labour market.
A
Underlies the development of ethnic tensions
B
results in more well-defined norms and roles
C
divides managerial and line workers
D
none of the above
Question 10
One British psychologist believes that the Western family causes most of the mental illness in individuals This theory implies that.
A
the primary group is always helpful to the individual
B
primary group relations can be harmful to the individual
C
secondary relations are more important than primary ones
D
none of the above are relevant
Question 11
Which of the following is not part of karl Marx's theory of capitalism?
A
capitalist production exploits the working class
B
class conflict is inevitable in capitalist societies
C
industrial workers are the revolutionary class
D
class struggle only occurs under capitalism
Question 12
Studying interaction within a human family would occur on a.
A
microsocial level
B
macrosocial level
C
macroscopic level
D
microscopic level
Question 13
Industrialization was accompanied by:
A
creation of a middle class
B
dehumanization and commodification of labor
C
continued accumulation and reinvestment of capital
D
All of the above
Question 14
An example of a temporary subculture would be.
A
the MTV generation
B
vegetarians
C
monks in a convent
D
players of chess
Question 15
An integrated whole where parts and institutions work to hold it all together, sometime it falls apart and things do not function well
A
Functionalism
B
Evolutionary theories
C
Configuration theories
D
Individual life
Question 16
We are not equally involved in all our in-groups To measure the degree of closeness or acceptance we feel toward other groups Bogardus developed a concept called.
A
Measuring acceptance
B
closeness degree
C
Social distance
D
None of these
Question 17
"The Outsiders" was written by
A
R. Babbie
B
Philippe Aries
C
correctchoice Howard S.Becker
Question 18
Oops! is an example of.
A
a response cry
B
netiquette
C
interactional vandalism
D
civil inattention
Question 19
A mother preparing lunch for her child is an example of a(n)
A
status
B
role
C
macrolevel behavior
D
unliberated women
Question 20
The instruments of foreign policy may be defined as.
A
tools with which nations try to manipulate other nations
B
exchanges entered into in the spirit of trust
C
expressions of human solidarity around the world
D
ways of competing for the title of superpower
There are 20 questions to complete.

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