Sociology questions set 34

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Cell membrane is chemically composed of 40-60 % of
A
fats
B
lipids
C
sugar
D
cytosol
Question 2
White-collar crime is low in visibility because
A
it involves only small amounts of money
B
the proletariat can outsmart the bourgeoise
C
the police turn a blind eye to coreporate crime
D
it goes undected in the context of everybody buisness transactions
Question 3
What are two types of solidarity given by Durkheium?
A
Suicide and religion
B
Mechanical solidarity
C
Fact and socialism
D
Organic and mechanical solidarity
Question 4
Secularization involves the two related ideas of.
A
disappointment and disproportion
B
disbelief and disintegration
C
disengagement and disenchantment
D
distribution and distillation
Question 5
The application of rules and regulations in an unimaginative and mechanical fashion refers to.
A
the iron law of oligarchy
B
Parkinson's law
C
the peter principle
D
trained incapacity
Question 6
Interventionist Perspective emphasises that.
A
People interact mainly through symbols
B
People perceive the world mostly subjectively
C
All reality is not subjective
D
All of the above
Question 7
''The capacity of a nation to use its resources to affect the behavior of other nations'' is a definition of.
A
foreign policy
B
diplomacy
C
power in the context of international relations
D
international law
Question 8
Which of these distinguishes modern nation-sates from traditional civilizations?
A
a national identity with an associated set of symbols and beliefs
B
governmental authority over a clearly demarcated territory
C
the granting of citizenship rights to the relevant population
D
all of the above
Question 9
Europe may be seen as a culture that has generally highlighted a principle of hierarchy and people should recognize their superiors and
A
Power
B
Inferiors
C
Knowledge
D
status
Question 10
Change is nearly always.
A
Priceless
B
Costly
C
Ineffective
D
None of these
Question 11
Weber defined a class situation as.
A
the exploitation of the working class by their capitalist employers
B
a social group's consciousness of their status and life chances
C
a person's position in the capital product and labour markets based on their economic resources
D
the lifestyle of a social class as defined by patterns of consumption
Question 12
The most numerous form of business ownership in the United States is the:
A
partnership
B
subchapter S corporation
C
sole survivorship
D
sole proprietorship
Question 13
Which sociological perspective argues that a common culture serves to maintain the privileges of some groups while keeping others in a subservient position?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
each of the above
Question 14
Population density may be defined as.
A
the number of people to a land area
B
the density of a compound group
C
the number of births and deaths per year
D
the ability of a square foot of land to feed a number of people
Question 15
The average number of live-born children produced by women of childbearing age in a particular society, called
A
Morbidity Rate
B
Mortality Rate
C
Fertility Rate
D
Fecundity Rate
Question 16
Which is false of the process of diffusion?
A
It tends to be reciprocal
B
Only some elements of a culture are accepted by other cultures
C
Borrowing cultures modify the traits they accept
D
A complex culture borrows more elements from a simple culture than the other way around
Question 17
What proportion of the world's societies today are thought to be authoritarian rather than democratic?
A
about half
B
one fifth
C
one third
D
one tenth
Question 18
Smith wrote that private ownership of the means of production would.
A
create abuse
B
stimulate government control
C
stimulate economic growth as each individual tried to maximize profits
D
stifle economic growth as the markets would be flooded with merchandise
Question 19
An important aspect of labelling theory is the recognition that some people or groups have the power to define labels and apply them to others This view recalls the emphasis placed on the social significance of power by the.
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
anomie theory of deviance
Question 20
A population change is itself a
A
political change
B
economic change
C
social change
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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