Sociology questions set 41

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Sreberny-Mohammadi (1996) argues that national cultures can resist American cultural domination of the media by.
A
domesticating its content including more home-produced programmes
B
controlling the distribution of imported products by banning satellite dishes
C
creating reverse flows of their own programmes back to imperial societies
D
all of the above
Question 2
Urban recycling is shorthand for.
A
encouraging existing residents to move out of an area
B
introducing local environmental strategies to an area
C
the refurbishment or replacement of old buildings and land
D
providing incentives for urban dwellers to use public transport
Question 3
Sucide rate was higher in Protestants because they had higher emphasis on.
A
Individualism
B
solidarity
C
Harmony
D
None of these
Question 4
Which one of the following is not a feature of informal sector?
A
Absence of effective legal protection
B
Absence of employment security
C
Absence of effective trade unionism
D
Absence of gender segregation
Question 5
Democratic capitalism means that.
A
all property belongs to the government
B
the economy is regulated through legislation and taxation
C
losers totally destroyed
D
the individual is free to do anything as long as he/she has money
Question 6
Psychodynamic approaches to personality are so named because.
A
they are based on a sophisticated definition of instinct
B
they emphasize sexual dysfunction
C
they stress the irrational
D
all of the above
Question 7
Kinship by Nature is
A
always specific
B
always unspecific
C
never specific
D
in some cases specific, while others not
Question 8
Role and status are two aspects of same.
A
personality
B
Phenomenon
C
Situation
D
None of these
Question 9
The conflict theory of inequality is based on the work of.
A
Charles Darwin
B
Karl Marx
C
Talcott Parsons
D
Kingsley Davis
Question 10
Gentrification is the trend of.
A
city dwellers learning proper manners
B
middle class professionals renovating old city housing and using them as
C
continued movement to suburbs
D
city residents returning to manor houses in country
Question 11
In sociology primary relationships may well predominate in
A
High-income
B
Low income
C
Middle class
D
None of the above
Question 12
Another way of talking about opportunity costs might be as:
A
economic consequences
B
social consequences
C
value of sacrificed resources
D
parallel world
Question 13
When a subordinate person breaks the tacit rules of everyday interaction this is called what?
A
a response cry
B
unfocused interaction
C
interactional vandalism
D
impression management
Question 14
The societies which strictly follow caste systems the people mostly adopt the occupations of their ancestors and live on the same statuses such society is.
A
Open society
B
Caste society
C
Closed society
D
None of these
Question 15
The crowd at a religious revival meeting is.
A
casual
B
acting
C
expressive
D
disorganized
Question 16
According to Marx saw work itself as productive affirmation of human community and industrial capitalism is called as
A
Alienation from the act of working
B
Alienation from the product of work
C
Alienation from workers
D
Alienation from human potential
Question 17
Gary Slapper and Steve Tombs have studied
A
White collar crime
B
Cyber Crime
C
Corporate Crime
D
Organized Crime
Question 18
Divorce.
A
appears to lead to greater family disorganization
B
has little or no new effect on the lives of children
C
no longer displaces homemakers in these days of women's liberation
D
is less likely in second marriages
Question 19
In West marriage appears to be in decline because.
A
the proportion of people living alone has fallen to 29%
B
many people are cohabiting in long term relationships
C
the upward curve of remarriages compensates for the drop in first marriages
D
all of the above
Question 20
Sociologists define culture as design for living values, beliefs, behaviour, practices and material objects and
A
Way of dressing
B
way of culture
C
Way of life
D
Way of talking
There are 20 questions to complete.

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