Sociology questions set 36

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Drug is a very wide term and can be used for both medicinal and.
A
Surgical
B
non-medicinal
C
treatment
D
None of these
Question 2
What is defined as 'non-conformity to a given set or norms that are accepted by a significant number of people in a community or society?
A
criminality
B
deviance
C
recidivism
D
degeneracy
Question 3
A population change is itself a
A
political change
B
economic change
C
social change
D
None of these
Question 4
In sociology most unreliable element in McDonalds's system is human beings people after all wander or simply decide to try something a different way is called
A
Control through automation
B
Uniformity and predictability
C
Sharing responsibility
D
Impersonality
Question 5
According to Bourdieu cultural capital exists in three forms Which one of the following is not one of the three?
A
an objectified state
B
an institutionalised form
C
a symbolic form
D
an embodied state
Question 6
The term ''constitutional'' is reserved to describe.
A
a government that acts arbitrarily
B
a government that operates in accordance with general rules and limitations
C
an agreement or treaty in written form
D
a government that is no subject to restraints on political power
Question 7
Which of the following statements is true?
A
Most of the health problems associated with growing old pose serious problems by the age of 65
B
A majority of the elderly live in nursing homes
C
Young workers perform far better than elderly workers which is why employers prefer tham
D
none of the above
Question 8
According to sociologist inequalities cover a wide range of
A
Social actions
B
Social structure
C
Social life
D
Social norms
Question 9
The most recent social movements.
A
focus more on economic issues
B
attract the underclass rather than the working class
C
are community and locality based
D
none of the above
Question 10
One strength of ethnography is tha.
A
the influence of specific variables can be controlled by the investigator
B
it usually generates richer and more in-depth information than other methods
C
it is essential when a study is primarily historical or has a historical dimension
D
it can only be used to study relatively small groups or communities
Question 11
According to criminologists.
A
the death penalty does act as a deterrent
B
the death penalty does not act as a deterrent
C
the death penalty is a sing of an uncivilized society
D
it is preferable to judge each criminal case individually
Question 12
Social research is
A
systematic observation
B
unsystematic observation
C
science
D
None of these
Question 13
Television satellites, digital media, personal computers, mobile phones and all information technologies help to shrink world that rethinking of ideas of space and time is called as
A
Global networks
B
Communication
C
Internet communication
D
All of the above
Question 14
A crisis of legitimacy indicates that.
A
the social order requires piecemeal reform
B
general apathy has overtaken the public
C
the public perceives that legitimate government has failed
D
better government propaganda is in order
Question 15
According to the World Bank which of these is a middle-income country?
A
India
B
China
C
Indonesia
D
Vietnam
Question 16
Which of the following is an accurate statement about a population pyramid?
A
A population pyramid portrays the sex and age composition of a population
B
A population pyramid must be based on absolute numbers.
C
A population pyramid is of interest solely to academics.
D
A population pyramid requires complex statistical calculation to understand the interrelationship between age and sex in a given population.
Question 17
Participant observation means
A
unity of a human group.
B
integration and interaction.
C
an observer seeks insight by taking part himself in whatever he is studying.
D
a set of action.
Question 18
Which regions of the world currently have the highest and lowest proportions respectively of population living in cities?
A
Highest Asia Lowest Africa
B
Highest Europe Lowest Oceania
C
Highest North America Lowest Africa
D
Highest Europe Lowest Africa
Question 19
Match the items in List-I with the items in List-II and choose the right answer from the codes given below: List-I (Books) List-II (Authors) a. From Population to People i. K. Srinivasan b. Gender Inequalities and Demographic Behaviour ii. T. Malthus c. Essay on Principle of Population iii. S. Desai d. Regulatory Reproduction in India's Population iv. A. Bose Codes: a b c d
A
iv iii ii i
B
i ii iii iv
C
ii iv i iii
D
iii i iv ii
Question 20
Symbols differ from signals in that.
A
symbols have universal meaning
B
symbols are intrinsically meaningful
C
symbols are biologically determined
D
none of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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