Sociology questions set 43

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Sociology is the science of interpretative understanding of social
A
action
B
interaction
C
group
D
institution
Question 2
Statuses are based on.
A
division of labor
B
age
C
gender
D
all of the above
Question 3
A research question should be
A
real
B
unreal
C
systematic
D
None of these
Question 4
Which term describes a society in which women can marry more than one husband at a time but men may marry only one wife at a time?
A
monogamy
B
polygamy
C
polygyny
D
polyandry
Question 5
Ways in which we orientate ourselves to meaning and interact with each other and develop culture and symbols is called as
A
Symbolic interactions
B
Conflict
C
Configuration theories
D
Functionalism
Question 6
Which perspective assumes that the state speaks with one voice and has one policy?
A
realism
B
pluralism
C
globalism
D
all of the above
Question 7
Total inhabitants of an area at a given time is termed as.
A
community
B
Society
C
Population
D
None of these
Question 8
Functionalists view social control as.
A
operating to favor powerful groups at the expense of others
B
an indispensable functional requirement for social survival
C
a source of social chaos
D
both b and c
Question 9
Who among the following has used the dialectical approach to the study of Indian Society?
A
M.N. Srinivas
B
D.P. Mukherjee
C
A. Beteille
D
Y.B. Damle
Question 10
In the on-going climate change debates which of these groups is least likely to be identified as having an interest in overemphasising the need for global action on climate change?
A
the media
B
fossil fuel corporations
C
academic climate change researchers
D
countries such as the Maldives at risk of rising sea levels
Question 11
While vacationing in Great Britain you discover that the British drive on the ''wrong'' side of the road are critical of your United States accent and will not accept dollars in stores You feel disoriented and out of place and thus are experiencing.
A
xenocentrism
B
the Hawthorne effect
C
the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
D
culture shock
Question 12
''Soft''money is.
A
money promised for campaigns
B
money used to purchase air time
C
money given after the election
D
none of the above
Question 13
Auguste Comte was a.
A
French thinker
B
American
C
British
D
None of these
Question 14
The Maasai of Kenya is an example of
A
Hunter gatherer society
B
Pastoralist society
C
Agrarian society
D
None of these
Question 15
Max Weber recognised importance of productive forces as well, but he sought to demonstrate power of
A
Humanity
B
Human being
C
Human ideas
D
Human nature
Question 16
Sociology was born of modern world is called
A
Industrialization
B
Capitalism
C
Growth of big cities
D
All of the above
Question 17
The process by which cultural traits spread from one group of society to another is called.
A
Folkways
B
counter culture
C
cultural complexes
D
cultural diffusion
Question 18
The largest number of Latinos come form.
A
Latin American
B
Spain
C
Mexico
D
Puerto Rico
Question 19
The first years of marriage.
A
are the most difficult
B
require the most adjustment
C
offer the most satisfaction
D
all of the above
Question 20
According to sociologists core values are seen to
A
Shape society
B
Values
C
Status
D
community
There are 20 questions to complete.

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