Sociology questions set 37

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
According to sociologists Buddhists are called as
A
Confucianism
B
Buddha
C
Shaman
D
Totem
Question 2
Who among the following describes society as 'sui-generis'?
A
Radcliffe Brown
B
Malinowski
C
R. Benedict
D
E. Durkheim
Question 3
Which of the following is an index crime?
A
being in a football pool
B
speeding
C
robbery
D
all of the above
Question 4
What proportion of malnourished children under the age of five in the world's low-and middle-income countries live in countries that actually produce a food surplus?
A
less than 10%
B
around 25%
C
around 50%
D
more than 75%
Question 5
The dominant group in a society is the one that is the.
A
most powerful
B
subordinate
C
largest
D
oldest
Question 6
Bureaucracy and extensive social differentiation initially occur in the historical transition from.
A
hunting and gathering to pastoral society
B
pastoral to horticultural society
C
horticultural to agricultural society
D
agricultural to industrial society
Question 7
According to post modernists which ideas of modernity are considered gone by or dead?
A
Reason, rationality and progress.
B
Rationality, progress and objectivity.
C
Legality, rationality and objectivity.
D
Objectivity, rationality, reason.
Question 8
Which of these is not a reason why the rate of urban growth is larger in developing countries?
A
living in closely connected settlements is a social feature common in developing countries
B
fertility rates are generally higher in developing countries including among city dwellers
C
greater job opportunities encourage large-scale internal migration from rural areas to cities
D
reverse migration(from cities back to rural communities) can be harder in developing societies once a livelihood in a rural community is lost
Question 9
Who stated that 'Politics is about power, politics occurs when there are differentials in power'?
A
T. Parsons
B
R.A. Dahl
C
R.E. Dowse and J.A. Hughes
D
J. Westergaard and A. Little
Question 10
Of the two types of religious organizations that have a negative relationship with society which one accepts pluralistic legitimacy?
A
a cult
B
a sect
C
a church
D
a denomination
Question 11
Which political figure first called for a Untied States of Europe?
A
Adolf Hitler
B
Winston Churchill
C
Charles De Gaulle
D
Harry S Truman
Question 12
A perspective that focuses on power relations between spouses is called.
A
microconflict theory
B
transactional analysis
C
resource theory
D
dependency theory
Question 13
An ascribed status that a person cannot change is.
A
race
B
religion
C
political party
D
last name
Question 14
Social mobility may be experienced by.
A
Only by individuals
B
Only groups
C
By individual or by entire group
D
None of these
Question 15
the level of public spending on Education has regrettably reduced from 2.6% in 1990's to..... in 2002-03
A
1.8%
B
2%
C
1.50%
D
None of these
Question 16
Who theorized that we might be witnessing the clash of civilizations?
A
Giles Kepel
B
Amartya Sen
C
Samuel Huntington
D
Michel Maffesoli
Question 17
A system of stratification where positions are partly achieved and mobility is common is one based on.
A
slavery
B
caste
C
class
D
status
Question 18
According to sociologists, Meyer and Rowan's pointes that royal rules are often myths means
A
That the rules have some substance of caste
B
That rules the way of life in the society
C
That the rules have little actual substance in reality in the society
D
None of the above
Question 19
The Industrial Revolution.
A
began in England in the 1800s
B
is already finished
C
caused few sociocultural changes
D
none of the above
Question 20
Society always refers to the
A
Culture of the people
B
Interrelationship of the people
C
Mutual understanding of the people
D
Norms and values of the people
There are 20 questions to complete.

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