Sociology questions set 6

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
Agencies of socialisation are
A
formal
B
informal
C
None of these
D
Both of these
Question 2
A case study is most useful when.
A
limited research funds are available
B
no hypothesis can be formulated
C
events under consideration are rare
D
facts must be established
Question 3
Which of the following statements is true of reference groups?
A
They are membership groups
B
They provide comparative but not normative functions
C
Those which do not match membership groups may create feelings of relative deprivation
D
They are groups to which we refer in our conversations
Question 4
Pakistan's population was only..... million at the time of Independence.
A
33
B
40
C
25
D
None of these
Question 5
The basic assertion of ageism is that.
A
the young are superior to the old
B
the old are superior to the young
C
there is a smooth transfer of roles between the old and the young
D
work is best left to those who can do it
Question 6
The process of turning the class concept into something measurable is called.
A
operational research
B
modus operandum
C
operationalization
D
operant conditioning
Question 7
Industrialization caste is in favor of
A
Social class
B
Labour
C
Jobs
D
Tradition
Question 8
An instructor wants to determine if giving essay tests increases student learning In one class that the instructor teaches she continues to test as she has always done In another class She then measures the differences in learning if any between the two classes The class that is given essay questions is the.
A
control group
B
representative group
C
experimental group
D
correlation group
Question 9
The social science that deals with human use of the natural environment is.
A
genetics
B
geography
C
chemistry
D
physiology
Question 10
The most dramatic population trend in the United States throughout the twentieth century has been.
A
urbanization
B
suburbanization
C
the move to the sunbelt
D
the move to the "old homestead" in rural areas
Question 11
The dialectic is based on.
A
two extreme positions giving rise to a middle position
B
polarization forcing societies to split up
C
conflicts between rich and poor countries
D
imperialism being destroyed by capitalism
Question 12
Language gestures and music are.
A
symbol systems
B
cultural traits
C
normative systems
D
human values
Question 13
The Superego of Freud's theory is similar to Mead's.
A
l
B
me
C
generalized other
D
libido
Question 14
The Black movement to the urban North from the rural South was similar to.
A
the experience of the American Indians
B
immigration from Europe
C
moves of professionals from New York to Los Angeles
D
the arrival of the Cuban middle class after Castro
Question 15
Another term for nationalism might be.
A
racism
B
imperialism
C
colonialism
D
national ethnocentrism
Question 16
A shared human perception of an aspect of reality that already exists is known.
A
Invention
B
Discovery
C
Scientific change
D
None of these
Question 17
Hitler led the German people by emotional speeches He derived his authority from.
A
God
B
the law
C
the Bible
D
personal charisma
Question 18
Property is defined in terms of rights of:
A
Ownership
B
consumption
C
distribution
D
production
Question 19
In what type of society have human beings lived for the majority of the time humans have been on planet Earth?
A
agrarian societies
B
pastoral societies
C
hunter-gatherer societies
D
industrial societies
Question 20
Sociology emerged in.
A
Mid seventeenth Century
B
In Eighteenth Century
C
In early 19th Century
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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