Sociology questions set 44

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
In larger groups each person has.
A
less time to speak
B
more points of view to absorb
C
a more elaborate structure within which to function
D
all of the above
Question 2
To A. Giddenssocral theorizing involves
A
Single hermeneutic
B
Double hermeneutic
C
Dialectical hermeneutic
D
Historical hermeneutic
Question 3
Mark out the correct sequence of perspectives on gender and development in India:
A
Welfare, Empowerment, Development.
B
Empowerment, Development, Welfare.
C
Development, Welfare, Empowerment.
D
Welfare, Development, Empowerment.
Question 4
In which sector do two-thirds of the world's working children perform their labour?
A
Wholesale and retail
B
manufacturing
C
agriculture
D
services
Question 5
A system characterized by social inequality each part of society benefits some categories of people more than others is called as
A
Functional
B
Conflict
C
Symbolic
D
Role
Question 6
Use of told and procedures which enable our findings to be a good they can be like interviewing, observation, questionnaires and statically calculations are called as
A
Theoretical epistemology
B
Technical question
C
Ethical, political
D
Policy question
Question 7
The biological basis of human personality derives from.
A
the absence of instincts
B
the need for love
C
the need for body contact
D
all of the above
Question 8
Downward mobility factors are.
A
Opposite to those of upward mobility
B
Same
C
different from those
D
None of these
Question 9
The four principles of McDonaldization are.
A
efficiency calculability affordability consistent decor
B
efficiency calculability uniformity automation
C
efficiency dehumanization automation high calories
D
efficiency Big Mac large fries milkshake
Question 10
Sociologists believe that.
A
Biology being the major constraints does not allow any change in human nature hence socialization does not change much of human individual nature
B
Individual is the product of social group within which he is socialized
C
The nature-nurture controversy has ended in favour of nurture and the bio-sociologists have failed to promote their thesis
D
None of these
Question 11
Third parties arise when.
A
a charismatic leader is available
B
a large portion of the electorate is dissatisfied with the other candidates
C
the nation experiences severs economic recession or depression
D
new political ideologies emerge
Question 12
Informal organization.
A
consists of the interpersonal networks that arise in a formal organization
B
is defined and prescribed by the formal organization
C
develops because rules are too specific to provide workable solutions for general situations
D
increases the hassle of "red tape"
Question 13
Which is NOT Third World nation?
A
Burkina Faso
B
China
C
Zimbabwe
D
Ethiopia
Question 14
A secondary group is characterized by.
A
small size
B
daily contact
C
intimacy
D
formal interaction
Question 15
What is the term used by Francis Fukuyama (1992) to describe the triumph of Western-style democracy has over other forms of government?
A
the end of history
B
the rise of neoliberalism
C
the fall of communism
D
the birth of nationalism
Question 16
Bourgeoisie refers to.
A
the capitalist
B
the working class
C
the middle man
D
None of these
Question 17
Proponents of the family planning approach to fertility reduction argue that:
A
economic development will lead to a reduction in fertility
B
governments consider modern contraceptive measures to be a threat to the preservation and continuation of their way of life.
C
if contraceptives are made available and if information about the value and need for birth planning is disseminated people will reduce their fertility
D
people can be coerced into using family planning techniques
Question 18
The belief in biological determinism of sex roles.
A
has a significant amount of scientific support
B
has been supported by anthropological research especially by Margaret Mead
C
is based on the wrong assumption that biological differences indicate superiority or inferiority
D
shows the importance of socialization
Question 19
Which of these statements best represents C. Wright-Mills's idea of the sociological imagination?
A
understanding the differences between the classical theorists
B
bringing together private troubles and public issues
C
seeing the social world as one made up of.social facts
D
avoiding explanations based on individual psychology
Question 20
The third function of the legislative branch is.
A
oversight
B
ensuring that jobs are provided equally
C
provide an opposition party to the administration in office
D
none of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.

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