Sociology questions set 57

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Durkheim defined social facts as.
A
ways of acting thinking and feeling that are collective and social in origin
B
the way scientists construct knowledge in a social context
C
data collected about social phenomena that are proven to be correct
D
ideas and theories that have no basis in the external physical world
Question 2
Drug de-addiction centres provide which of the following facility/facilities?
A
Counselling
B
Medical assistance
C
Yogic exercise
D
All the above
Question 3
In stratified societies categories of people are ranked by.
A
food is hoarded by a few
B
food is shared by all
C
hunting lacks prestige
D
none of the above
Question 4
When the public perceives that the government has failed the state may be said to be undergoing.
A
revolution
B
a crisis of legitimacy
C
a crisis of confidence
D
involution
Question 5
Social Darwinists believed that.
A
resources belong to all the people
B
only the strongest persons should control the resources of a society
C
the weak shall inherit the earth
D
natural selection was a hoax
Question 6
In France globalisierung is
A
Globlization
B
Modernization
C
Mondialisation
D
All of the above
Question 7
In sociology social diversity affects group
A
Dyad
B
Relationship
C
Dynamics
D
Social groups
Question 8
The oil supplies of the United States are subject to.
A
constant increase
B
environmental depletion
C
environmental pollution
D
price stability
Question 9
The psychological stress caused when a person faces rapid cultural change is called.
A
Cultural shock
B
role strain
C
role conflict
D
None of these
Question 10
The oldest form of power rests on.
A
rational-legal authority
B
charismatic authority
C
traditional authority
D
the authority of force
Question 11
Social life is organized and structured through.
A
rules and regulations
B
group situations and the positions of individuals
C
patterns of actions
D
all of the above
Question 12
Which of these is not an example of social exclusion?
A
tax avoidance
B
gated communities
C
homelessness
D
none of the above
Question 13
A mother who says ''If you hang out with bums you will become a bum'' favors which theory of deviance?
A
Differential association
B
Anomie
C
Labeling theory
D
Gang imitation theory
Question 14
Sex roles are.
A
behavioral norms into which males and females are socialized
B
behavioral norms into which only males are socialized
C
equivalent to macho roles
D
what women are attempting to throw off
Question 15
To a major degree the study of deviant behaviour is the study of.
A
abnormal behaviour
B
Criminal behaviour
C
Social problem
D
None of these
Question 16
A corporation.
A
is a public institution
B
has the advantage of being able to accumulate vast amounts of capital in a short period of time
C
can afford to pay for the latest research and technology
D
all of the above
Question 17
According to Scott (1990) a documents is authentic if it.
A
is a sincere and accurate account free from political bias
B
is representative of all the similar documents that did not survive
C
has both a literal and an interpretable meaning
D
is a sound original, or reliable copy of known authorship
Question 18
Cultural relativism is the idea that societies have to be studied in terms of their.
A
own meanings and values
B
family and kin relationships
C
artistic and literary production
D
religious and spiritual beliefs
Question 19
Aim of social research is
A
theoretical
B
practical
C
utilitarian
D
a and c
Question 20
Symptoms of social Disorganization are
A
failure of traditional controls
B
role confusions
C
uncertainties
D
all of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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