Sociology questions set 52

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Robert Merton's contributions to sociology include.
A
successfully combining theory and research
B
an analysis of deviant behaviour that focuses on societal goals and means
C
an attempt to bring macro-and micro level analyses together
D
all of the above
Question 2
A rising suicide rate associated with normlessness and a lack of social regulation can be described as.
A
egoistic suicide
B
altruistic suicide
C
fatalistic suicide
D
anomic suicide
Question 3
In Africa whites still hold most of desirable jobs, and blacks
A
Farmers
B
Labour
C
Agriculture
D
Horticulture
Question 4
Cell theory proposes that all living cells arise from
A
fossils
B
plant cells
C
pre-existing cells
D
new cells
Question 5
The cottage or putting-out system refers to:
A
the housing given factory workers
B
The fact that in early industrialization work was done in the home
C
a type of architecture popular in Britain
D
The way young people were put out to go work in factories
Question 6
Who is most closely associated with the view that the equal and impartial treatment of each case is a strength of bureaucracies?
A
Michel Foucault
B
Paul Gay
C
Zygmunt Bauman
D
Robert Michels
Question 7
The root cause of destabilized political structure in Pakistan is.
A
Military interventions
B
Feudal system
C
Industrialists
D
None of these
Question 8
Kohlberg's three stages of moral development are.
A
conventional post conventional and legal-rational
B
pre-conventional authoritarian and post-conventional
C
pre-conventional conventional and post-conventional
D
charismatic traditional and legal-rational
Question 9
Defense mechanisms function to.
A
protect the superego
B
deceive sexual targets
C
ward off sexual advances
D
deflect anxiety
Question 10
The systematic widespread withdrawal of investment in basic aspects of productivity such as factories and plants is called.
A
deindustrialization
B
downsizing
C
postindustrialization
D
"banana time"
Question 11
Which of the following acts does NOT constitute a crime if committed by an adult?
A
lllegal drug use
B
Copyright infringement
C
Prostitution
D
Truancy
Question 12
World-systems theory distinguishes between core peripheral and semi-peripheral countries Which one of the following countries is part of the semi-periphery?
A
Brazil
B
Japan
C
Ethiopia
D
Spain
Question 13
''Elementary subordination'' said by
A
August Comet
B
Herbert Spencer
C
Marl Marx
D
None of these
Question 14
The principle of the separation of powers.
A
was imitated by the framers of the constitution from Roman forms of government
B
provides for an absolute separation of three branches of government
C
is prescribed by the Constitution
D
was a notion the framers had to abandon
Question 15
The main problem facing societies with a surplus is.
A
how to get rid of it
B
what to produce how produce it and for whom to produce it
C
there is no problem it is divided equally
D
how to keep it away from enemies
Question 16
Which one of the following does Wilkinson identify as the main determinant of relative health in a society?
A
social integration
B
lifestyle choices
C
social inequality
D
work patterns
Question 17
An anthropologist living with a group of people and engaging in some of their rituals is using the following research method.
A
sample survey
B
participant observation
C
statistical survey
D
experiment
Question 18
Which is NOT a common objective of states?
A
Physical survival
B
Territorial integrity
C
Political independence
D
Cultural diversity
Question 19
Society is a complex organization of parts that function to fulfil the requirements and promote the needs of the whole is a concept of.
A
structural functionalism
B
interaction school of thought
C
Phenomology
D
None of these
Question 20
In the social sciences discrimination as a concept means.
A
having good taste in art and music
B
actions taken as a result of prejudicial feelings
C
ability to discern the direction of social relations
D
the physical ability to see in the dark
There are 20 questions to complete.

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