Who, of the following, is the author of the book ''Economy and Society''?
According to Piaget the phase at which children master abstract logical notions are able to grasp causality and can recognize false reasoning is the.
concrete operational phase
formal operational stage
Emotional stress and maladjustment may occur as a result of.
faulty role performance
improperly learned roles
all of the above
The result of executive officers sitting on several corporate boards is:
restraint of trade
Modernization in Britain was not as disruptive as in other countries because.
the British are smarter
the rate of change was slower so integration of new values was possible
the British were ahead of other societies in their level of civilization
the British had the Magna Carta which protected civil rights
Every society handles many tasks be making them part of a sex role Yet boys and girls from their vary childhood start learning their respective.
Jobs performed by parents
None of these
According to sociologists birth of brain evolved, first elements of culture some 2 million years ago and development of culture reached point we call birth of civilization in how many years ago?
Formulating the hypothesis is the..... step in the scientific method.
Which of the following statements about small groups is correct?
All small groups are primary groups
All small groups are secondary groups
Many small groups differ from primary groups in that they do not necessarily offer the intimate personal relationships of primary groups
both b and c
The from of interaction that occurs when two or more individuals try to possess a scarce object or value is.
the covariance of measure of two variables.
the criterion for role performance leading us to behave in accordance with certain standards.
confronting evidence to test the nature of reality.
the quality of being divinely favoured with extraordinary capacities.
Kinsey maintained that.
sexuality exists on a continuum
one is either a heterosexual or a homosexual
bisexuals lack specific hormones
people should have sex-change operations if they felt they were the wrong sex
In sociology elements, values and norms of every culture encompasses a wide range of tangible human creations such type of culture is called
Status in the society
Prestige in the society
The technological revolution that led to the control of food production is called the.
Which is typical of the first stage of the demographic transition?
high birthrates and high death rates
high birthrates and declining death rates
declining birthrates and high death rates
cycles of growth and decline
Socialism and communism both call for.
government controlling parts of the economy for the common good
abolition of private property
totalitarian government and dictatorship of the proletariat
The ethnic groups among whom arranged marriages are common include.
Indians (natives of India)
All of the above
Which of these is a broadly Weberian idea?
the main dynamic of modern development is capitalist economics
modern societies are in transition towards a socialist model
rationalization is bound to progress further in all spheres of life
all history is the history of class struggles
None of these
One of the difficulties in ope rationalizing concepts like social class is that.
definitions and indicators can vary making valid comparisons problematic
there are no reliable indicators of such widely contested ideas
it takes all the fun out of armchair theorising
it has little use for applied empirical research about the topic
There are 20 questions to complete.