Sociology questions set 33

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Subcultures which oppose the dominant culture are.
A
New Cultures
B
cultural relativism
C
Countercultures
D
None of these
Question 2
Sociologist Alvin Gouldner sees Erving Goffman's work on social behaviour as implicitly reaffirming the status quo especialy social class inequalities Gouldner's critique is associated with the.
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
psychoanalytic perspective
Question 3
There are many legal limits that are attached to age a few examples are.
A
voting age
B
age of consent
C
drinking age
D
All of the above
Question 4
The percentage of people around the world who lived in cities in 2005 is approximately.
A
20 percent
B
49 percent
C
50 percent
D
80 percent
Question 5
Drama in which we play and roles we play selves we present is called as
A
Role theory
B
Dramaturgy theory
C
Symbolic theory
D
All of the above
Question 6
Metropolitan areas with a population of 1 million or more are called.
A
CMSAs (Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas)
B
SMSAs (Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas)
C
CBSAs (Core Bases Statistical Areas)
D
MSAs (Micropolitan Statistical Areas)
Question 7
A person does poorly on a college chemistry test and later tells a friend ''The exam wasn, t fair! There were trick questions and it covered material that we weren, t assigned''This is an example of.
A
reverse socialization
B
face-work
C
studied nonobservance
D
anticipatory socialization
Question 8
Nation states emerged in Europe in the historical period of.
A
the Middle Ages
B
the Renaissance
C
the Hundred Years War
D
the Protestant Reformation
Question 9
How do fashions differ from fads?
A
Fashions are norms fads are not
B
Fashions are long-lived fads are short-lived
C
Fashions enjoy widespread acceptance within society fads enjoy acceptance only among a segment of the population
D
Fashions include crazes fads do not Mass hysteria
Question 10
Match List-I with List-II and find the correct answer from codes given below: List-I List-II a. Sociology is the science of institutions, their genesis and their functioning 1. Alex Inklee b. Sociology is the study of social systems of social action and of their interrelations 2. Morris Ginsberg c. Sociology in the Study of human interactions and inter-relations their conditions and consequences. 3. Max Weber d. Sociology is 'the science whose object is to interpret the meaning of social action and thereby give causal explanation 4. E. Durkheim Codes: a b c d
A
4 1 2 3
B
2 4 1 3
C
4 1 3 2
D
1 3 4 2
Question 11
Sutherland's study of the professional thief suggested that.
A
people are socialized into a life of crime by associating with others who define it in positive terms
B
the majority of crime is committed by middle class people in professional occupations
C
those who were arrested and charged with theft did not define themselves as thieves
D
the most dangerous criminals on the street were those who were highly skilled thieves
Question 12
The class polarization that Marx predicted referred to.
A
the division of each social class into the more or less privileged.
B
a growing gap between rich and poor resulting in class consciousness
C
the growth of intermediate strata in the middle classes
D
the tendency for the working class to live in very could places
Question 13
What is the systematic elimination of one ethnic group at the hands of another called?
A
ethnic cleansing
B
institutional racism
C
genocide
D
scapegoating
Question 14
Socialization happens in.
A
children
B
adults
C
persons of all ages
D
infants
Question 15
Who has stated that the entire course of Indian History shows tribal elements being fused into a general society?
A
A.R. Radcliffe-Brown
B
D.D. Kosambi
C
S.S. Sarkar
D
M. Marriott
Question 16
Which of the following is NOT an INGO?
A
Greenpeace
B
international Telegraph Union
C
Amnesty International
D
The Red Cross
Question 17
Amjad must finish writing a report for work that is due the next day His son's school just called and said the child must be picked up from school because he is sick Amjad's wife is out of town on business As a result Amjad is experiencing.
A
role strain
B
role conflict
C
role hypersensitivity
D
role reversal
Question 18
In contrast to Marxian theory structural functionalism views different parts of society.
A
Performing their respective functions
B
Contributing in social equilibrium
C
Beneficial to the society
D
All of the above
Question 19
While a role is the behaviour expected of one in a particular status role behaviour is.
A
Actual behaviour
B
Supposed behaviour
C
Ascribed behaviour
D
None of these
Question 20
The rationalization for having capital punishment is that.
A
it prevents capital crime
B
it acts as a deterrent
C
societies need to threaten prospective criminals
D
it protects the Biblical commandment against killing
There are 20 questions to complete.

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