Sociology questions set 31

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Close friends who have known each other since childhood would be an example of a(n)
A
primary group
B
secondary group
C
out-group
D
formal organization
Question 2
The distinction between elements of material and nonmaterial culture was made by sociologist.
A
Max Weber
B
George Murdock
C
Margaret Mead
D
William F. Ogburn
Question 3
Marrying someone with similar traits is called.
A
homogamy
B
heterogamy
C
exogamy
D
hypogamy
Question 4
Social organization.
A
may be analyzed at the microsoical and the macrosocial levels
B
is a fixed set of rules
C
is sometimes used interchangeably with social structure
D
is microsocial macrosocial and interchangeable with social structure
Question 5
Poverty is related to.
A
technological changes only
B
lack of work ethic
C
patterns of prejudice and technological change
D
discrimination only
Question 6
Why is the private ownership of property deemed beneficial?
A
It is the American way
B
Greed makes the world go around
C
keeping up with the Joneses leads to success
D
None of the above
Question 7
The manifest functions of government include.
A
the formation of party machines
B
the protection of the interests of the power elite
C
the enlargement of the administrative elite
D
the provision of institutionalized social control
Question 8
Both the functionalist and conflict perspectives agree that.
A
if ethnic stratification continues in a society conflict will decrease as people are socialized into the stratification system
B
ethnic stratification will persist as long as it is in the best interests of those in power
C
conflicts will be particularly likely and severe if class and ethnic cleavages coincide
D
none of the above
Question 9
Communism emerged as an ideology in reaction to conditions following.
A
the French Revolution
B
starvation in Ireland
C
the Industrial Revolution
D
the Protestant Reformation
Question 10
..... is the political process that has to do with the authoritative formulation of policies that are binding and pervasive throughout society.
A
Democracy
B
Power
C
Government
D
Totalitarianism
Question 11
Which of the following is NOT associated with functionalism?
A
Talcott Parsons
B
Ralf Dahrendorf
C
Emile Durkheim
D
Robert Merton
Question 12
According to sociology in poor countries one third of people live in
A
Town
B
Village
C
City
D
state
Question 13
More and more people, often across world, spend large sums of money on sports and all its merchandise is called as
A
Professionalization
B
Commercialization's
C
Consumption
D
Spectacularisation
Question 14
Labeling theory has been criticized because.
A
an undiscovered teller who steals from his bank is still a deviant
B
it does not take biology into consideration
C
it discounts the power of anomie
D
it is necessary to be realistic about people's behavior
Question 15
The foreign alliances the U.s has entered into have resulted in.
A
very dependable allies
B
help in the Middle East
C
assurance that allies will back up U.S
D
the need to build up the U.S military apparatus
Question 16
The legitimate possession of power is a definition of.
A
force
B
the police
C
the state
D
authority
Question 17
Which of the following is not an example of an institution or organization of global governance?
A
United States of America
B
the European Union
C
the United Nations
D
the International Criminal Court
Question 18
Countercultures are.
A
subcultures that refuse to assimilate
B
groups whose values differ from the mainstream
C
groups whose values are in explicit opposition to those of the wider societal culture
D
the most active subcultures
Question 19
Sociology is the
A
objective study of human interaction.
B
science of human mind.
C
study of ethnic groups
D
analysis of human nature.
Question 20
According to sociology innovation and change is a key problem of
A
Power
B
Authority
C
Bureaus
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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