Sociology questions set 45

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Who, of the following, is the author of the book ''Economy and Society''?
A
Max Weber
B
Anthony Giddens
C
E. Durkheim
D
A. Comte
Question 2
According to Piaget the phase at which children master abstract logical notions are able to grasp causality and can recognize false reasoning is the.
A
sensorimotor stage
B
preoperational stage
C
concrete operational phase
D
formal operational stage
Question 3
Emotional stress and maladjustment may occur as a result of.
A
faulty role performance
B
status inconsistency
C
improperly learned roles
D
all of the above
Question 4
The result of executive officers sitting on several corporate boards is:
A
oligopolies
B
trusts
C
interlocking directorates
D
restraint of trade
Question 5
Modernization in Britain was not as disruptive as in other countries because.
A
the British are smarter
B
the rate of change was slower so integration of new values was possible
C
the British were ahead of other societies in their level of civilization
D
the British had the Magna Carta which protected civil rights
Question 6
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.
A
Student roles
B
Sex roles
C
Jobs performed by parents
D
None of these
Question 7
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?
A
15000
B
14000
C
12000
D
10000
Question 8
Formulating the hypothesis is the..... step in the scientific method.
A
first
B
second
C
third
D
fourth
Question 9
Which of the following statements about small groups is correct?
A
All small groups are primary groups
B
All small groups are secondary groups
C
Many small groups differ from primary groups in that they do not necessarily offer the intimate personal relationships of primary groups
D
both b and c
Question 10
The from of interaction that occurs when two or more individuals try to possess a scarce object or value is.
A
violence
B
coercion
C
contest
D
competition
Question 11
Universalism is
A
the covariance of measure of two variables.
B
the criterion for role performance leading us to behave in accordance with certain standards.
C
confronting evidence to test the nature of reality.
D
the quality of being divinely favoured with extraordinary capacities.
Question 12
Kinsey maintained that.
A
sexuality exists on a continuum
B
one is either a heterosexual or a homosexual
C
bisexuals lack specific hormones
D
people should have sex-change operations if they felt they were the wrong sex
Question 13
In sociology elements, values and norms of every culture encompasses a wide range of tangible human creations such type of culture is called
A
Status in the society
B
Prestige in the society
C
Material culture
D
Cultural diversity
Question 14
The technological revolution that led to the control of food production is called the.
A
Paleolithic revolution
B
Industrial revolution
C
Agricultural revolution
D
Cultural revolution
Question 15
Which is typical of the first stage of the demographic transition?
A
high birthrates and high death rates
B
high birthrates and declining death rates
C
declining birthrates and high death rates
D
cycles of growth and decline
Question 16
Socialism and communism both call for.
A
government controlling parts of the economy for the common good
B
revolutionary change
C
abolition of private property
D
totalitarian government and dictatorship of the proletariat
Question 17
The ethnic groups among whom arranged marriages are common include.
A
Indians (natives of India)
B
Hasidic Jews
C
Muslim
D
All of the above
Question 18
Which of these is a broadly Weberian idea?
A
the main dynamic of modern development is capitalist economics
B
modern societies are in transition towards a socialist model
C
rationalization is bound to progress further in all spheres of life
D
all history is the history of class struggles
Question 19
Comet introduced
A
Dynamical sociology
B
Static sociology
C
Physics
D
None of these
Question 20
One of the difficulties in ope rationalizing concepts like social class is that.
A
definitions and indicators can vary making valid comparisons problematic
B
there are no reliable indicators of such widely contested ideas
C
it takes all the fun out of armchair theorising
D
it has little use for applied empirical research about the topic
There are 20 questions to complete.

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