Sociology questions set 49

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
..... refers to the reputation that a specific person has earned within an occupation.
A
prestige
B
esteem
C
status
D
power
Question 2
Social revolutions.
A
involve the gradual evolution of existing state and class structures into new social arrangements
B
are most likely to occur when political
C
appear to follow no "natural history"
D
often begin with intellectuals withdrawing their support of the existing regime
Question 3
Hunter Gatherer way of life is based on
A
a settled system of life
B
a mobile system
C
large populations
D
exploitation of wild animals and plants
Question 4
Select the correct statements: On the issue of low status of women in family the socialist feminists argue that gender inequality is i. ideologically linked to their predominant engagement with household responsibility ii. due their predominant engagement with unpaid household activities iii. due to the low income of household iv. Politically linked to their political passivity Select the correct alternative:
A
i and ii
B
ii and iii
C
ii and iv
D
iii and iv
Question 5
Which equation can be used to represent pluralism?
A
A+B+C=A
B
A+B+C=A+B+C
C
A+B+C=D
D
A+B+C=A+B+D
Question 6
Which is true?
A
Productivity has increased in the decade of the 1990
B
Blue-collar workers have suffered layoffs
C
Downsizing has created a new style of employment
D
All of the above are true
Question 7
Lapiere observed social control as primarily a process growing out of the individual's.
A
Self-discipline
B
Egoist behaviour
C
Need for group acceptance
D
None of these
Question 8
Theological, metaphysical was given by
A
Giddens
B
Auguste Comte
C
Franz Boas
D
Durkheim
Question 9
Change may be experienced at which level?
A
Alpha beta and delta
B
Micro middle and macro
C
High and low
D
Public and public opinion
Question 10
Which of the following is not part of a sociological definition of a minority group?
A
the minority group is disadvantaged compared to the more powerful and dominant group
B
minority groups are always non-white
C
the minority group has a strong sense of group solidarity
D
the minority group often experiences prejudice and discrimination
Question 11
The concept anomie, together with the concept that it is a trait conspicuous of town life was originated by
A
Durkheim
B
Reisman
C
Tonnes
D
Comte
Question 12
Early societies are known as
A
Scientific
B
Capitalism
C
Hunting
D
Homogeneous
Question 13
According to sociology one of most persistent questions asked by all societies concerns nature of good and evil this usually takes us into realm of
A
Caste
B
Shaman
C
Religion
D
Belief
Question 14
According to the World Bank Which of these is a middle-income country?
A
India
B
China
C
Indonesia
D
Vietnam
Question 15
The creation of culture unlike playwriting.
A
is the work of generation
B
is not always a deliberate act
C
never results in a final authorized script
D
all of the above
Question 16
A major criticism of Fred's theory is.
A
his overemphasis on early childhood
B
his overemphasis on adulthood
C
nonehis theory is widely accepted
D
his stress on the spiritual facet of personality
Question 17
Which accounts of the worth of education stress that it enables individuals to think freely and rationally which makes social progress and innovation possible?
A
postmodern
B
modernist
C
traditional
D
vocational
Question 18
A social movement which becomes a formal organization is said to have undergone.
A
cooptation
B
incorporation
C
oligarchization
D
bureaucratization
Question 19
According to sociology formal organisations are
A
International agencies
B
Local agencies
C
Government agencies
D
All of the above
Question 20
Who has defined neofunctionalism as ''a self-critical strand of functional theory''?
A
Alexander & Giesen
B
Colomy and Rhoades
C
Rhoades & Giesen
D
Alexander and Colomy
There are 20 questions to complete.

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