Sociology questions set 39

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Which of the following is a polytheistic religion?
A
Christianity
B
Hinduism
C
Islam
D
Judaism
Question 2
Which sociological perspective would be especially interested in studying how people communicate with each other and develop relationships through MUDS (multi-user domains) and electronic chat rooms?
A
functionalist perspective
B
conflict perspective
C
interactionist perspective
D
labeling theory
Question 3
In wake of industrial revolution organisation structure called
A
Oral culture and orgnisations
B
Social parity promotes contact
C
Bureaucratic orgnisations
D
Large groups turn inwards
Question 4
One of the functions of public policy is to.
A
mediate among conflicting economic goals
B
plan to ensure the correct mix of supply and demand
C
ensure that everyone is a sinner in the economy
D
none of the above
Question 5
In the United States an example of a taboo is.
A
making money
B
marrying sister
C
gambling
D
climbing Mt Rushmore
Question 6
Characteristics of Scientific observation are.
A
Accuracy
B
Precision and objectivity
C
Systematic and recorded
D
All of the above
Question 7
Power whose basis is the threat or application of punishment is called.
A
charismatic authority
B
traditional authority
C
authority
D
force
Question 8
Which of these is NOT an explicit feature of Third Way politics?
A
the strengthening of civil society
B
retrenchment in welfare spending
C
the maintenance of a mixed economy
D
environmentally sustainable economic growth
Question 9
Which of the following can be classified as a charismatic leader?
A
Joan of Arc
B
Malcolm X
C
Adolf Hitler
D
all of the above
Question 10
A person's family in addition to being a primary group is also a.
A
voluntary group
B
reference group
C
membership
D
Gesellschaft
Question 11
When metropolitan areas start to merge with each other the result is.
A
a standard metropolitan area
B
a megalopolis
C
an ecological city
D
a repetition of the Greek polis
Question 12
Ideologies.
A
direct people to act in a certain way
B
never distort the truth
C
always abhor fanaticism
D
refer to the study of ideas
Question 13
Among the factors that favor individual mobility are.
A
late marriage
B
rural residence
C
one of many children
D
none of the above
Question 14
In observation main part is played by
A
eyes
B
hair
C
arms
D
None of these
Question 15
The most experimental of the social sciences is:
A
sociology
B
psychology
C
archaeology
D
economics
Question 16
Modern societies are grappling with the notion of.
A
eliminating marriage altogether
B
allowing same-sex couples to marry
C
lowering the age at marriage
D
none of the above
Question 17
Which of the following is type of school?
A
Private
B
Public
C
Religion
D
All of these
Question 18
Talcott Parsons mentions the needs of a social system in a particular sequence. Which one of the following correctly mentions that sequence?
A
Integration, Latency, Goal Maintenance, Adaptation
B
Latency, Integration, Goal Maintenance, Adaptation
C
Goal Maintenance, Integration, Adaptation, Latency
D
Adaptation, Goal Maintenance, Integration, Latency
Question 19
Which of the following is not element of culture?
A
traits
B
ethos
C
pattern
D
None of these
Question 20
According to sociology socialization theory can ask five broad questions
A
Who is being socialized?
B
By whom?
C
How?
D
All of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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