Sociology questions set 28

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
While vacationing in Great Britain an American discover that the British drive on the ''Wrong'' side of the road are critical of his United States accent and will not accept dollars in stores He feel disoriented and out of place and thus are experiencing.
A
xenocentrism
B
the Hawthorne effect
C
the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
D
culture shock
Question 2
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-I List-II a. Marriage and Family in India i. A. M. Shah b. Kinship organisation in India ii. Robin Fox c. Kinship and Marriage iii. K. M. Kapadia d. Family in India iv. Iravati Karve Codes: a b c d
A
i ii iv iii
B
iii iv ii i
C
i iii iv ii
D
ii iii iv i
Question 3
Which of these constitute the three worlds of welfare-capitalism?
A
social democratic socialist communist
B
social democratic corporatist liberal
C
social democratic christian-democratic nationalist
D
none of the above
Question 4
Weber's ''Protestant Ethic''is.
A
a rejection of the ideological function of religion
B
a refutation of economic determinism
C
a vindication of the morality of capitalism
D
an explanation of Third-World underdevelopment
Question 5
Which term describes the process whereby religion looses its influence over various spheres of social life?
A
secularization
B
evangelicalism
C
fundamentalism
D
alienation
Question 6
In which type of city does religion become fragmented and there is greater openness to new religious faiths?
A
preindustrial city
B
industrial city
C
postindustrial city
D
edge cities
Question 7
What does Macdonaldization mean?
A
Universal application of the ideas of Dwight Macdonald
B
The process of extension of the cartoons of Donald Duck.
C
Spread of the new means of consumption across the world
D
Diffusion of modern agricultural practices
Question 8
An ongoing process of social interaction in specific settings based on symbolic communications individual perceptions of reality are variable and changing is known as
A
Symbolic interactions
B
Sign
C
Both A and B
D
None of the above
Question 9
Why is force not he most effective means for political rule?
A
Force is very efficient but also very costly
B
Honor is denied to those who rule by force alone
C
The elite's ideals are fulfilled but tainted by use of force
D
Force is the most effective means for political rule
Question 10
In a few cultures a women can have several husbands at one time This custom is called.
A
monogamy
B
bigamy
C
polyandry
D
polygyny
Question 11
Which one of the following is NOT associated with the materialist conception of history?
A
the mode of production
B
the motor of history
C
the history of class struggle
D
the spirit of capitalism
Question 12
Mobility taking place in personal terms within the lifespan of the same person is called.
A
Inter-generational mobility
B
Intra-generational mobility
C
Structural mobility
D
None of these
Question 13
All civilizations are in an endless cycle of three cultural systems this theory was presented by.
A
Oswald Spengler
B
Arnold Toynbee
C
Pitirim Sorokin
D
None of these
Question 14
Agriculture in industrial nations is now based on.
A
many small farmers
B
greater productivity of farms because of mechanization
C
increase in rural population
D
artificial food production
Question 15
According to sociology what is social facts of individuality?
A
Internal
B
Constraint
C
External
D
None of the above
Question 16
In society looking for taken granted rules, as well as wider, more public laws is called
A
Values
B
Norms
C
Customs
D
Secularism
Question 17
Federalism many be defined as a system of.
A
concurrent power
B
central power
C
wholesale power
D
regional power
Question 18
The transition from rural living to city living occurred because.
A
there was less need for farm workers as agriculture became mechanized
B
factories were concentrated in cities
C
social change dictated a new fad urban living
D
of BOTH a decrease in the need for farm workers and the fact that factories were located in cities
Question 19
A symbiotic relationship exists between.
A
the press and politicians
B
the president and Congress
C
the two political parties
D
all of the above
Question 20
Political control.
A
is internalized cultural learning
B
is acquired through socialization
C
is social control exerted by forces outside the individual
D
takes the place of moral control in simple societies
There are 20 questions to complete.

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